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Greece Seeks to Upgrade Coastal Shipping Fleet with Greener Technologies

Greece's government is exploring ways to replace the country’s coastal shipping fleet with hybrid, LNG and electric alternatives, through public-private partnerships.

Greek Shipowners to Voluntarily Boost State Coffers by €75m a Year

The Union of Greek Shipowners has agreed to boost state coffers annually by more than 75 million euros for an indefinite period of time.

Bill Approval Paves Way for Greek Port Sub-concession Deals

Α bill paving the way for public-private partnerships and sub-concessions for the commercial exploitation of 10 Greek ports has been approved by the Greek parliament.

Port Sub-concessions, Waterways on Greek Shipping Ministry Priority List

The establishment of waterways and the sub-concession of port activities are top priorities for the National Coordination Committee for Cruise Affairs.

Lloyd’s List Names 15 Greeks Among World’s Top 100 Shipping Giants

Fifteen Greeks are among the world’s leading shipping owners with Greece and China in the lead as countries with the most influential people in the industry, according to Lloyd’s List.

Education Tops Navigator’s Shipping Decision Makers Weekend Agenda

The exchange of know-how, experience, insight and ideas was the focus of the "2018 Navigator – The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend" held on Chios.

Greece’s New Shipping Minister Sets Agenda

Updating the legal framework that covers shipping activities and encouraging the construction of “green ships” are some of the priorities set by newly appointed Shipping Minister Fotis Kouvelis.

Navigator’s ‘Shipping Decision Makers Weekend’ Set for Action on Chios

This year’s Navigator – The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend will take place on Chios, during September 21-23, as a tribute to the north Aegean island’s shipping legacy.

Lloyd’s List Ranks 14 Greek Shipping Tycoons Among World’s Top 100

Fourteen Greeks are among the 100 top influencers in the world’s shipping industry, as compiled by the eighth edition of Lloyd's List 100.

Navigator 2017 Forum Examines Shipping Sector Challenges

Challenges faced by the shipping sector were discussed during the 17th Navigator Shipping Consultants forum held recently in Piraeus.

Greek Shipping Ministry Focuses on Berth Allocation Systems for Cruise Liners

The need to update the General Port Regulation and improve the mooring of cruise ships at Greek ports was the focus of a Shipping Ministry workshop.

Greek Gov’t Pushes for New Port Regulatory System

Shipping and Island Policy Minister Thodoris Dritsas said last week that the government would go ahead with a law for the re-establishment of the Regulatory Authority for Ports as an independent entity as well as the creation of a Public Ports Authority and a Regional Piraeus...