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Athens Among World’s Top 15 Maritime Capitals

Athens is among the leading 15 maritime capitals and in the top two shipping centers of the world, according to the "Leading Maritime Capitals of the World" report for 2019.

Three Greek Groups Leading US LNG Shippers

Three Greek-owned groups are the top shippers of LNG (liquefied natural gas) in the US, followed by shipping giants from South Korea, China, and Europe.

Greece’s Shipping Tycoons Step Up Buys and Orders

The year comes to a close with even more new investments by Greek shipowners, who in 2018 acquired a total of 293 vessels in 1,400 transactions, according to Allied Shipbroking.

Greek Shipowners Put Billions into New Orders in Jan-Oct 2018

Greek shipowners invested over 10 billion dollars in new orders and the acquisition of second-hand vessels in the first 10 months of the year, according to shipbrokers Golden Destiny.

Greek Fleet World’s 1st in Terms of Cargo Carrying Capacity

Greece’s fleet is the global leader in terms of cargo carrying capacity (dwt), according to the UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport 2017.

Moore Stephens: Cyber Security, Geopolitics, Costs Main Risks to Shipping

Cyber security, geopolitics and operating costs are among the greatest risks to the shipping sector, according to business advisors Moore Stephens.

Greek Merchant Fleet Stronger in June

Greece’s shipping fleet, among the world's strongest, grew by 0.9 percent in June 2017, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority.

Amended Bill Sees Stronger Greek Ferry Passenger Rights

Reinforcing passenger rights, changes to the scheduling of hydrofoils and high-speed sea craft are among the amendments of a ministry bill tabled in parliament.

Greek Shipowners Have Clout on the Seas, 16% Global Market in their Hands

Despite the trials and tribulations facing Greece with the ongoing debt crisis taking its toll, the country’s shipping sector is demonstrating impressive resilience, boosting its hold in the international market as the largest player.

Maritime Trends Athens Conference Tackles Shipping Matters

The annual Maritime Trends Conference to be held on May 14 at the Metropolitan Hotel is set to cast the spotlight on current issues affecting Greece's shipping sector.