Greece is a maritime nation by tradition, as shipping is arguably the oldest form of occupation of the Greeks and has been a key element of Greek economic activity since ancient times. Today, shipping is the country's most important industry (worth €251.1 billion in 2014). It accounts for 6.5% of GDP, employs about 290,000 people (7% of the workforce), and represents 1,6/3 of the country's trade deficit. In 2015, the Greek Merchant Navy controlled the world's largest merchant fleet in terms of tonnage with a total DWT of 334,649,089 tons and a fleet of 5,226 Greek owned vessels, according to Lloyd's List,. Greece is also ranked in the top for all kinds of ships, including first for tankers and bulk carriers. Greek traditional shipping families are notable for their great wealth and influence in the industry.
Another leading Greek shipping name has joined those investing in floating storage and regasification (FSRU) units. A new FSRU to be located at the central Greek Aegean Sea town of Volos is backed by the Dragnis family, joining Peter G Livanos and Vardinoyiannis group investing in FSRU projects.
One Tech Group participated in the resumption of the global maritime calendar’s most anticipated event, Posidonia 2022, with a very impressive booth of 100m² recognising the leading role that the GreekMarket has in shipping industry.
** IRAN DAILY. -- Iran, Iraq urge regional dialogue, cooperation for peace ...Greece. The Iranian-flagged Lana tanker ship seized by Greece in April at the request of the United States can resume navigation, the Greek port police said on Sunday. The Greek authorities had seized the vessel on April 19 off the island of Euboea ... ** TEHRAN TIMES ... 9416**9417.
Peter George Goulandris, an old-school LondonGreek shipping man and philanthropist, made his mark at Capeside Steamship and Cavodoro Shipping ... The Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee (GSCC) announced his death in a short statement four days later ... Greeks’ shipping interests.
Aristotle Onassis and Niarchos were the founders of the entire post-war Greek shipping industry that has put Greece into its prominent position on the world map of the industry ... In 1947, he married Eugenia Livanos, a daughter of another Greek shipping magnate, Stavros G. Livanos, thus planting his foot firmly in the shipping business ... Shipping tycoon.
Greece will issue a demarche to Turkey every time Turkish jets violate the country’s airspace, according to an order by GreekForeign MinisterNikos Dendias, columnist Vassilis Nedos wrote in an article for Greek daily Kathimerini on Saturday ... Previous ArticleLondon Greek shipping legend dies aged 93 ... A Greek ‘golden visa’ and how to get one.
According to a statement issued by Iran’s Ports and MaritimeOrganization (PMO) at that time, the Greek government ordered the release of the ship and its cargo despite sustained US efforts to do otherwise ... The Greek government has overturned its recent decision to confiscate an Iranian oil tanker.
The group arrived at the Greek island of Rhodes when the sun began to rise ... They spoke in English and Greek, and another asylum seeker translated into Arabic for her ... After a two-hour journey, they arrived at the Greek island of Kos ... Ali showed Al Jazeera a video of the ordeal, which clearly shows a Greek Coast Guard ship.
One of the top stoppers of the championship (Greek, PAOK fans) will significantly strengthen the Dicaphalos defense this year ... Some tried to justify the turn of those in charge of the cargo, because he was clearly Greek (!), Without daring to say a word about the player’s abilities.
Shipping /. Greek shipping insider lays out how industry can recover from post-pandemic malaise ...Greece remains the world’s largest ship owning nation with a fleet of over 5,000 vessels, representing 59% of the EU-controlled fleet and 21% of global deadweight tonnage.
· Weekly Must-Read ... · TrustIndustry Profits Fall 31% AmidMarket Volatility ... · Greek Shipping Insider Lays Out How Industry Can Recover From Post-Pandemic Malaise. The business faces multiple challenges, including environmental regulations, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions, says Posidonia Shipping Exhibition managing director ... .