Latest News for: Greek ships


Launch ceremony for new Greek frigate on Oct 4

Ekathimerini 21 Sep 2023
The Greek and French defense ministers, as ... The F-601 Kimon is the first Greek frigate to come out of Group Naval’s shipbuilding yard and the second ship since the start of the program.

HEMEXPO Signs MoU with Greek Exporters Association, SEVE

The Maritime Executive 21 Sep 2023
Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers and Exporters – a leading suppliers and exporters association for the international shipping sector, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Greek Exporters Association (SEVE) ... Highlight Greek manufacturing and industry as a strategic business partner at the international level.

FM Gerapetritis at UN Ukraine debate

Ekathimerini 21 Sep 2023
Mentioning the need for alternative routes for Ukraine’s grain exports, and that “more than half of that grain was transported by Greek shipping companies,” he then noted that Greece is offering Ukraine an alternative transportation route to the Aegean Sea by making ...

This Week in WWII: Lest we forget

Biltmore Beacon 21 Sep 2023
armed Liberty ship freighter and a German raider and an act of heroism that resulted in the only Medal of Honor to be awarded to a member of the U.S ... At sea, a U-boat sank one Allied ship (3 died) and the Allies sank four Axis ships; 23 died ... U-boat successes continued as four Allied ships were sunk; 66 died. The Japanese sank one Allied ship.

Sunken temples of Aphrodite and Amun found off Egypt's Mediterranean coast

The National 20 Sep 2023
The remains of an ancient Egyptian temple to the god Amun and a sanctuary dedicated to the Greek goddess Aphrodite have been discovered in the Mediterranean Sea near the city of Alexandria ... How engineer and his sons found ancient Greek ship on Egypt's north coast.

Metropolitan Museum of Art secretly sold $70M Van Gogh looted by Nazis in attempted cover-up: lawsuit

New York Post 20 Sep 2023
He died in 1994 after a prolific life spending his fortune as a Greek shipping tycoon on amassing a huge art collection ... The painting’s ownership is still unclear, the Stern descendants say, with the apparent 1972 buyer being Greek shipping heir Basil Goulandris and his wife, Elise.

What Comes After the British Museum?

The Atlantic 20 Sep 2023
In Alexandria, at about the same time, a slab of igneous rock etched with Greek and hieroglyphics was packed onto a 40-gun ship and made to brave the waves of the Mediterranean ... When the British Museum opened its doors to the public in 1759, it was a new thing in the world. Scholars of museology have since given it a name ... The Brits’ idea caught on ... .

Find the perfect cruise for you

Independent online (SA) 19 Sep 2023
Mediterranean & Greek Isle CruisesPassengers enjoy the poolside views on a Norwegian Cruise Lines ship ... According to Bubolz, the Mediterranean and the Greek Isles offer a classic combination of pristine beaches and historic charm ... “NCL’s Med and Greek Isles cruises are at the top of many bucket lists. Our upcoming 10-day Greek Isles.

Tourism Lags on Emission Cuts as Climate Woes Besiege Destinations

WhoWhatWhy 19 Sep 2023
With neither the space nor infrastructure to handle the influx of thousands of tourists aboard hundreds of cruise ships docking at its small port, Mykonos island neared its breaking point in June, reported Greek City News ... “The sheer volume of people overwhelms the island,” wrote Greek City News at the time.

Christos Stylianidis appointed Greek Shipping Minister amid ferry death outrage

Seatrade Maritime News 18 Sep 2023
Christos Stylianidis took over as Greek Shipping and Island Policy Minister September 12 and has the job of handling the fallout from the death of a 36-year-old ferry passenger that caused widespread outrage across the country. Christos Stylianidis took over as Greek ...

Economou instigates boardroom battle at Performance Shipping

Splash24/7 18 Sep 2023
Greek shipowner George Economou plans to ask for a board seat at fellow tanker owner Performance Shipping and is seeking resignations from four existing directors ... The move follows accusations by one of the largest Greek owners, with over 100 ships in the dry bulk, tanker and LNG ...

Shipping investor Stefanos Kasselakis emerges as front-runner to lead Greek opposition

Tradewinds 18 Sep 2023
Stefanos Kasselakis, a 35-year-old Greek former ship investor and ...

Men Think About the Roman Empire All the Time. Here’s What Women Say They Think About

Time 18 Sep 2023
Men broke the internet’s collective brain last week when viral videos revealed that many of them think about the Roman Empire more frequently than many of us could have imagined ... The Six Wives of Henry VIII (or Tudor history in general), the Titanic (not the movie but the unsinkable ship that sunk), the Romanovs, and Greek mythology ... Tom Wambsgams ... .

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