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  • 12 September 2011

    Hellenic Coast Guard has announced 12,000,000 EUR tender for supply of 6 coastal patrol vessels. Project Period is 16 months from date of contract award. Hellenic Coast Guard is the national coast guard of Greece. Like most other coast guards, it is a paramilitary organization that can support the Hellenic Navyin wartime, but resides under […]

  • 26 February 2015

    The St. Vincent and the Grenadines-flagged general cargo ship Kerem S has reportedly sunk completely six days after it had grounded on the Greek island of Levitha, the Turkish daily Deniz Haber reports. The ship had run aground due to a mechanical failure, and was stranded until Tuesday when it drifted into the sea carried […]

  • 3 December 2014

    The Hellenic Coast Guard has found an abandoned vessel loaded with cigarettes in Zakyntos island while conducting a regular patrol on Tuesday, December 2nd. The Palau-flagged vessel Amaranthous is believed to had been involved in illegal smuggling of cigarettes as vessel inspection resulted in seizure of considerable quantity of cigarette cartons on board, the coast guard said. However, it is highly likely that […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A dead body covered with severe burns has been found on the deck of a Hellenic Seaways ferry ablaze near Piraeus, Greece, the Hellenic Coast Guard informed.  The fire broke out earlier today on board the catamaran Highspeed 5 as it was moored for repairs at Ikonion, Piraeus. Shortly after as the fire spread a thick cloud of dark […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two high speed ferries collided while sailing out of Piraeus port, Greece on July 30, the Hellenic Coast Guard reports. The two ferries have been identified as Champion Jet-1, which had 297 passengers on board and Athina, which was carrying 60 passengers on board. As informed there were no injuries to the passengers or the crew on […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bahamas-flagged bulk carrier St. Gregory ran aground on the south-eastern coast of Peloponnese, Greece in the morning hours of June 7. The 32,688 dwt vessel, which grounded on the Kokkala beach, was carrying a crew of 19 seafarers, none of whom were injured in the incident, according to the Hellenic Coast Guard. The coast guard added that there were […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 116m-long Turkish boxship, Yusuf Cepnioglu ran aground on the coast of Mykonos island, the Aegean Sea, Hellenic Coast Guard reported on Saturday, March 8th 2014. On its route to Tunisia and with 14 members on board, the vessel was carrying 204 containers when it hit the rocks of northern tip of Mykonos island. Directly […]

  • 5 December 2019

    14 crew members abandon listing cargo vessel New Leo in Greek waters.

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two high speed ferries collided while sailing out of Piraeus port, Greece on July 30, the Hellenic Coast Guard reports. The two ferries have been identified as Champion Jet-1, which had 297 passengers on board and Athina, which was carrying 60 passengers on board. As informed there were no injuries to the passengers or the crew on […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Armed pirates have kidnapped four crew members from a Greek tanker off Lome, Togo.

  • 12 September 2014

    Turkish-flagged cargo ship MV Ince Inebolu’s refloated on its own power on Thursday morning from the Greek island of Astypalaia, according to Hellenic Coast Guard. Once detached from the rocks, it was established that there was no water ingress and the cargo ship was escorted to Skala Astypaleas where it was safely anchored. MV Ince Inebolu was sailing […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A tanker carrying around 1,000 cbm of diesel ran aground yesterday morning near the Greek island of Rhodes, the Hellenic Coast Guard reports. The 2,415 dwt product tanker M/V Taxiarchis was on its way from the island of Simi to Anafi, when it ran aground in shallow waters, sustaining damage to its hull. Later in the […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Proteksan Turquoise, builders of the 60 metre MY Yogi, regrets to reports that the yacht sank off the coast of the island of Skyros, Greece on the morning of February 17. The yacht had left the shipyard in Turkey, where it had been undergoing some guarantee re-paint work, on February 15th and was on her […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Hellenic (Greek) Coast Guard is searching for three missing crew members of the Togo-flagged cargo ship, Ag Marina that sank early on Thursday about 30 nautical miles off the western coast of the island of Crete. Thankfully the bulk carrier Princess Maria (IMO 8212087) managed to save four out of seven crew members, all […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Greek ferry ran aground on Wednesday evening at the island of Kasos, the Hellenic Coast Guard said. The ro-pax ferry Vitsentzos Kornaros ran aground due to strong winds during manouvering attempts aimed at mooring the ship. As informed, the ferry had 227 passengers on board and 55 crewmembers, who are all reported to be […]

  • 8 September 2014

    An up-close view of Turkish-flagged cargo ship MV Ince Inebolu’s bow stuck on the rocks on the Greek island of Astypalaia. The ship was sailing from Yemen to Russia on Friday, September 5, when it ran aground. The ship was not carrying any cargo at the time of the accident. There was no pollution to […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The events that led to the incident are not know. There were no cattle aboard at the time.

  • 2 September 2015

    A cargo ship carrying an undocumented shipment of weapons to Libya was arrested yesterday some 20 nautical miles south of the town of Ierapetra, Crete, the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) reports. The HCG’s offshore patrol vessel intercepted the freighter en route from Iskenderun (Alexandretta), Turkey, to Libya, and arrested the vessel and seven of its crew […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A passenger/RoRo cargo ship caught fire while docked at the Greek port of Elefsis in the evening hours of July 14, according to local maritime authority. The RoPax ferry Evgenia P reportedly burst into flames while docked at the ”Kronos” area of the port. Hellenic Coast Guard dispatched a patrol boat, and local Fire Service sent three firefighting […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Greek catamaran ferry was safely evacuated with no reported injuries to its 253 passengers and crew after running aground off  the island of Tinos in the Aegean Sea on Sunday, the Hellenic Coast Guard reports.  The 1999-built Flying Cat 4 ran aground after reportedly missing the entrance to the Port of Tinos due to […]

  • 29 August 2018

    A ferry carrying more than 1,000 people on board caught fire while it was en route to Chania on August 29.

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A passenger/RoRo cargo ship caught fire while docked at the Greek port of Elefsis in the evening hours of July 14, according to local maritime authority. The RoPax ferry Evgenia P reportedly burst into flames while docked at the ”Kronos” area of the port. Hellenic Coast Guard dispatched a patrol boat, and local Fire Service sent three firefighting […]