Latest News for: Greek ships


Revealed: Lord Byron’s £4,000 cheque that helped create modern Greece

The Observer 18 Apr 2021
Byron’s death in Missolonghi, the malaria-ridden town where he had spearheaded the Greeks’ revolt against Ottoman rule, induced instant shock, convulsing the English-speaking world ... The money was then used to fund fighting ships run as a commercial enterprise by profit-minded Greek islanders.

Turkey threatens French research ship inside Greek EEZ

Greek City Times 17 Apr 2021
Turkey is challenging for the first time the Greek-Egyptian EEZ it sent a Turkish frigate into the area south of Crete in order to threaten a French research ship that is studying the ...

The meaning behind the Naval battle cry which will sound at Philip’s funeral

Metro UK 17 Apr 2021
‘It is a fitting testimony to remind many people who might not realise that the Duke saw active service in the Second World War aboard a ship in the Royal Navy.’. The prince served in the Second World War and was awarded the Greek War Cross of Valour for his participation in the Battle of Crete.

On this day in 1996, Stavros Niarchos passes away

Greek City Times 16 Apr 2021
Stavros Spyros Niarchos, the shadowy Greek shipping magnate who spent much of his life battling his archrival Aristotle Onassis for supremacy on the high seas was born in Athens, on July 3, 1909 ... His great great grandfather, Philippos Niarchos, a Greek shipping agent in Valetta, ...

This Week in History: April 16th to 22nd

The National Herald 16 Apr 2021
On this day in 1996, Stavros Spyros Niarchos, the Greek shipping magnate died at the age of 86 ... Recognizing the substantial transportation expense of importing wheat, Niarchos believed that one would save money by owning the ships that provided the transportation ... Niarchos served in the Greek Navy during World War II.

Dendias-Erdoğan meeting is over – what they discussed

Greek City Times 15 Apr 2021
The Greek side would like guarantees from the Turks that Turkish ships will not continue research in areas of the Greek continental shelf – or in sea areas of unspecified dominance, as is the standard wording of US diplomats – and in this context the Turks are ...

‘Preferring royalties’ to the Royal Family ‘doesn’t wash with decent people’

The Daily Telegraph Australia 15 Apr 2021
He was shipped to England without a father or a mother," he said. "He gave up his right to inherit the Greek throne in order to serve the woman he loved, Princess Elizabeth ... But Prince Philip was regularly called 'Phil the Greek;' he didn't do a long TV interview complaining about it." ....

Greek FM travels to Turkey for talks on fraught ties

Caledonian Record 15 Apr 2021
In an indication of the meeting's importance, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as well as his counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu ... Lawmakers in tourism-reliant states push back on CDC's cruise ship ban ... Turkish and Greek diplomats have ...

Tasmania Orders Finnish Ferries After Studying Domestic Construction

The Maritime Executive 14 Apr 2021
The order, which is an important development for the Finish shipyard, will build new ships to replace the two current ferries which were built in Finland in 1998. Tasmanian shipping company TT-Line Company started working on a plan to build two replacement ferries in 2018 ... A task force was launched to study the construction of the ships.

Historical society holds evening program inside former bank

Courier Express 14 Apr 2021
Don Shilling, a historical society officer, took up the thread of the bank’s story and wove it into the second portion of the presentation concerning the late Corbin Fowkes’ part in bringing home a World War II-era LST ship marooned in a Greek harbor ... The ship thought otherwise, ...

Greek and Swedish Shipping Associations Join NGO on EU ETS Proposal

The Maritime Executive 13 Apr 2021
In a joint letter to the European Commission, the Union of Greek Shipowners and the Swedish Shipowners’ Association joined with Transport & Environment, an environmental Non-Governmental Organization, to call for a tailored approach for the international shipping industry in the context of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) review.