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ANEK Lines Supports Actions for Greek Coastal Shipping Upgrade

ANEK Lines expressed its support to actions and initiatives that will improve and strengthen the future of coastal shipping in Greece during an event on “Designing the Coastal Shipping Network” held recently at the company’s conference center in Chania, Crete.

Greece Strengthens Shipping Ties with Korea at Maritime Cooperation Forum in Athens

The current state and the prospects of the shipping industry, the latest technological advances in the shipbuilding sector and the opportunities for commercial and financial cooperation between Greece and Korea in the maritime sector were among the main topics discussed at the...

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...

Greece’s Shipping Chamber Chief Sees Demise of Sector

The president of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping (NEE) expressed his concern over the dwindling numbers of Greek-owned ships at a special New Year’s ceremony held recently during which the Hellenic Coast Guard was awarded for its search and rescue efforts.

NEL Lines Declared Forfeit

The future of Greek shipping company NEL Lines (Maritime Company of Lesvos) is up in the air, following a decision by Alternate Marine Minister Thodoris Dritsas to side with the verdict of the Coastal Transportation Council (SAS) and declare the ferry operator forfeit, barring it...

Greek Shipowners Call for the Creation of a National Cruise Committee

A national committee that will oversee matters of cruise travel was the focus of a recent meeting between the board of the Union of Cruise Shipowners and Associated Members (EEKFN) and government officials.