Latest News for: Greek ships


Famous ‘Christina O’ Reaches Mykonos Shores

Greek City Times 19 Aug 2022
Christina O was originally built during the second World War as a Canadian frigate before being purchased by Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis in 1954 for $34,000 before spending a further $4 million on transforming the vessel into the most iconic and luxurious superyachts ever launched.

Marios Iliopoulos triples money as former Holland America cruise ship gets flipped

Tradewinds 19 Aug 2022
The ongoing revival of the cruise industry is giving Greek ferry and cruise ship owner Marios Iliopoulos an opportunity to finally to cash in on a clutch of cruise ...

Release of Greek tankers by Iran expected in a matter of days

Ekathimerini 18 Aug 2022
About 50 Filipino and Greek seamen are still being held on the two Greek ships in Bandar Abbas. After a legal and judicial tug-of-war between American, Greek and German authorities, the Greek judiciary decided that the ship and ...

The armored police vehicle that patrols the Greek-Turkish border

Greek City Times 18 Aug 2022
The ship had sailed from the port of “La Spezia” in Italy and was destined for the port of “Khalid” in Libya, via a port in Turkey. During its journey to Libya the ship was found south of Crete and based on information about the ship’s cargo, the Greek special forces carried out this surprise and successful operation.

The perfect cruise line for you, whether you want traditional entertainment or in-room sex kits

The Daily Telegraph 18 Aug 2022
Certain cruise lines appeal to a particular demographic, as do specific ships, so whether you want to join enthusiasts to delve into the intricacies of Greek mythology on a cultural voyage, or rock the boat – quite literally – on a banging party cruise, here’s our guide to who you can expect to meet on-board.

MCL sails forward in partnership with Business College of Athens

The Manila Times 17 Aug 2022
"MCL and Mapúa-PTC CMET have managed to become a focal point for applied education in the field of Shipping Management, while BCA, the oldest Maritime College of Greece, will offer a unique online degree teaching the secrets of Greek Ship Management to the world's most important seafaring nation, the Philippines."

Diana Shipping unlocks cash in sale and leaseback deal for capesize pair

Splash24/7 17 Aug 2022
Greek bulker owner Diana Shipping has raised fresh capital after agreeing to a sale and leaseback deal for two of its capesize vessels with unaffiliated Japanese third parties.

Iranian Tanker Starts Reloading Oil Earlier Confiscated By US In Greece

Greek City Times 16 Aug 2022
“The operation to transfer Iran’s stolen oil to the Lana … is underway in Greek waters, and the ship will soon depart for our country with a full shipment of oil,” Iran’s embassy in Greece said on its Twitter account ... The ship, previously called Pegas and renamed Lana in March, had reported an engine problem in April.

President FVR a maritime industry advocate

The Manila Times 16 Aug 2022
One concrete step taken by Marina to support the pole-vaulting policy was the deregulation of domestic shipping ... FVR even convinced one of the biggest Greek shipping companies to agree for one Marina staff to take a two-week observation and study tour in 1997 to learn about developing and running a ship registry.

La Crosse could get visit from World War II ship next summer

Winona Daily News 16 Aug 2022
A historic ship used during World War II could make a stop in La Crosse next summer, with hopes to boost tourism ... The ship has been in and out of commission ever since, and was used by the Greek Navy for more than 30 years until 1999 when it was returned to the U.S ... The rest of the funds to host the 325 ship would be fundraised by other groups.

Iran’s Lana to leave Greece after recovering US-seized oil cargo: Report

Press TV 15 Aug 2022
The Monday report by the Reuters news agency said that the process of reloading oil from the US-chartered Ice Energy tanker to Lana had been completed and the Iranian ship was ready to set off from the Greek port of Piraeus, where it has been anchored off since late July.

Smyrna 1922: The other half of the forgotten story

Ekathimerini 15 Aug 2022
In mid-September, as the Smyrna fire died down and the refugees’ fate hung in the balance, Turkish, British, Greek and American leaders debated what to do and who would do it ... Three days later, Jennings began the large-scale evacuation, sailing into Smyrna’s harbor aboard the SS Ismini with 14 other Greek ships.

Iran Says Tanker is Heading Home with Cargo Returned from US Seizure

The Maritime Executive 15 Aug 2022
The Ice Energy, however, was the only one to complete the ship-to-ship transfer before Iran was able to block the action in the Greek courts ... The Greek court according to reports from Reuters conditioned the ship-to-ship transfer of the crude oil back to the tanker on the vessel first completing its mechanical repairs.

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