SHIPPING WANTS TO STAY IN GREECE, FREE OF 'BIPARTISAN ISSUES'
The future of shipping is not in doubt says UGS’, Veniamis, but the crucial question is who will manage shipping and from where," he warns, adding it must not be "engulfed by bipartisan issues".
$300M EXPANSION OF PIRAEUS' BOX TERMINAL GETS UNDERWAY
Work on the Euro 230m ($300m) expansion of Piraeus' container terminal is officially under way. The project will lift the capacity of terminals II and III from some 4m teu to 6.2m units annually.
AT LEAST 27 SAID TO HAVE DIED ON THE 'NORMAN ATLANTIC'
Italian prosecutor has said the death toll from the fire on the Norman Atlantic is likely to be at least 27. Three weeks after the Anek Lines chartered in ro-pax was engulfed by fire, the death toll is still unknown.
ECONOMOU'S THIRD NASDAQ IPO AIMS AT RAISING $100M
George Economou-led DryShips is spinning off 10 tankers in a new US IPO aimed at raising up to $100m joining DryShips and Economou-led Ocean Rig on the Nasdaq leaderboard.
EUROPEAN COMMISSION BACKS LNG AS MARINE FUEL IN THE AEGEAN
The European Union's TEN-T Programme will back a study for the promotion of LNG use in Greek maritime transport in a bid to reduce transport emissions and fuel supply costs in the Aegean Sea.
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