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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.

Shipping Minister Invites US Investment to Greece

Greek Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroublis recently visited the US to explore the prospects of boosting bilateral cooperation in the shipping sector.

Greek Shipping Giants Purchase Most Second-hand Vessels in 2017

Greek shipping magnates spent over 4.47 billion dollars in second-hand vessels, accounting for 23 percent of all investments in used ships in 2017.

Greeks Invest $2.93bn in Second-hand Ships in 7-month Period

Over the first 7 months of 2017, Greek shipowners invested $2.93 billion on 175 second-hand ships, compared to 153 worth $1.95 billion in 2016.

Greek Shipowners Union Chief Calls on EU to Support Sector with Policies

Ιt is vital that Greek shipping remains internationally competitive, Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) President Theodore Veniamis said.

Shipping is Greek Government’s Top Priority

The Greek government's economic policy council has decided to set up an inter-ministerial working group, with the aim to strengthen shipping and support maritime education.

Greek Shipping Fleet World’s Most Valuable

Greece’s shipping fleet continues to be the most valuable in the world, estimated at 108.8 billion dollars, according to London-based online evaluation site VesselsValue.com.