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Velopoulos: Government policy led to higher electricity bills

Greek City Times 03 Aug 2021
filling Greece with wind farms that are inadequate, especially when there’s no wind,” Greek Solution party leader Kyriakos Velopoulos said ... The Greek Solution leader said that this forced Greece to import electricity from Albania, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, and Turkey and charged consumers more ... Copyright 2021 Greek City Times.
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Smite Reveals New God Charybdis in Cinematic Trailer

Collider 03 Aug 2021
Smite has revealed in their latest cinematic trailer that Charybdis, the ancient Greek sea monster commonly associated with The Odyssey, will be the latest addition to the battleground of the gods ... Charybdis is known in Greek mythology for creating giant whirlpools to sink ships as they pass through the Strait of Messina ... RELATED ... KEEP READING.
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Star of India figurehead gets a makeover as San Diego ship nears its 158th anniversary

The Los Angeles Times 02 Aug 2021
A figurehead on a sailing ship is meant to be a good-luck charm, the forward-facing eyes of a vessel as it slices through churning seas toward distant lands ... Now the figurehead, a 6-foot-long wooden carving of the Greek goddess Euterpe, is taking a break ... The figurehead was back in place before the ship’s 125th anniversary Nov.
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The Ignored Prophet of Doom: The Curse of Cassandra of Troy

Ancient Origins 02 Aug 2021
Best-known for her prophetic powers, within Greek mythology Cassandra is a princess of Troy who lived during the era of the Trojan War ... Greek King, Trojan War Leader and Man of Power ... Athena also obtained permission from Zeus to use his lightning bolts on the Greek ships, while Zeus himself promised to send storms against them.
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Our beloved Lebanon will never be alone again – Bridge of friendship between West and East

Greek City Times 31 Jul 2021
The absolute conviction of their Greek origin is evidenced by two indisputable historical events.. A) On March 18, 1826, General Vassos Mavrovouniotis arrived on the coast of Lebanon with a fleet of 15 revolutionary ships, landed with an expeditionary force in Beirut and declared the Greek Revolution to the local Greek Orthodox population.
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Hoornstra: MLB trade deadline helping injury-riddled contenders plug their leaks

Orange County Register 29 Jul 2021
Depending on your team, fans might compare this season to a Ship of Theseus thought experiment. The Greek philosophers fashioned the idea like this ... By the time the ship returns ashore, none of the original planks remain. Can it still be called the Ship of Theseus, even though its materials constitute a new boat altogether?.
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Hapag-Lloyd adds ten boxship newbuilds from Greek owners

Splash24/7 28 Jul 2021
Alphaliner reported that the Hamburg-based liner has added ten conventionally-powered scrubber-fitted vessels built at Korean and Chinese yards and ordered by Greek tonnage owners Capital Ship Management and Chartworld ... The Greek ...
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“Shepherd of Imia” passes away at the age of 94

Greek City Times 28 Jul 2021
He was 94 years old ... He wrote his history in Imia as an emblematic figure who put his own stamp on the Greekness of the two islands ... “They also gave me a small amount from the Municipality and so I could, even with difficulties, graze my sheep.” Imia islands within Greek territorial waters ... Three Greek Navy ships named after Imia martyrs ... .
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Costamare takes bulker fleet to 37 with acquisition of 21 vessels

Splash24/7 28 Jul 2021
The ships acquired include the 2012-built, 83,500 dwt Spring Aeolian, the 2010-built, 82,200 dwt Jaigarh, the ... The Greek owner said it has already taken delivery of 14 ships and secured seven new charters.
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Norwegian Cruise Line has finally restarted sailing after a 500-day suspension. All passengers on the ...

Business Insider 27 Jul 2021
Norwegian Cruise Line The Norwegian Jade set sail from Athens, Greece, on Sunday for a seven-day Greek islands tour. It was the first of Norwegian's 17-ship fleet to restart sailing following a 500-day suspension ... The ship, the Norwegian Jade, set sail from Piraeus in Athens, Greece, on Sunday for a seven-day tour of the Greek islands.
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Archaeologists Uncover Rare "Fast Galley" From 2nd Century BCE

The Maritime Executive 27 Jul 2021
Marine archaeologists have uncovered the wreck of an ancient Egyptian "fast galley," a rarely-found vessel class from the Ptolemaic period ... The city disappeared into the sea between the first century B.C ... According to the team, the ship mixes construction methods used by Egyptian and Greek shipbuilders - like Greek mortise-and-tenon joints ... ....
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China-U.S. competition not new Cold War: British scholar

Sina 27 Jul 2021
In an article published on the Greek website Hellenic Shipping News on Monday, Jacques said the tension between the two countries should not be called a new Cold War as it lacks the essential elements that define the U.S.- Soviet Union conflict ... Enditem. .
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