In the last four years, the Piraeus Port Authority S.A. has been investing in the ship repair infrastructure in order to develop the Greek industry’s competitiveness in Perama ship repair zone.
Crew members onboard the first post-lockdown Greek cruise reported positive for COVID-19. All passengers will remain in their cabins for the rest of the trip.
Following the coronavirus outbreak and the major disruption that has brought withing the cruise industry, TUI Cruises became the first company to restart Greek Island voyages since the lockdown began.
Amid the pandemic and the crew change crisis that has presented due to the travel bans, Greece announced that exempted seafarers from COVID-related travel restrictions, as local media reported.
The turnover of Piraeus Port Authority S.A (PPA S.A.) in 2018 amounted to 132.9 million euros (149 million U.S. dollars) compared to 111.5 million euros in 2017, an increase of 19.2%.
The Baltic Exchange, in collaboration with Xinhua, Chinese state news agency, published the 2020 Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index.
US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt, announced the reversal of the actions in a Tweet citing recent statements and actions by the Greek shipowners to sever ties with Venezuela.
VesselsValue shared key data regarding the top shipowning nations of the world, noting that Japan held the lead for another consecutive year, followed by Greece and China.
Three Greek crew members arrived in Greece after remaining stranded onboard two bulk carriers, MV Ptolemeos and MV Arrybas, at anchor in the Port of Djibouti.
The passenger ferry “Eleftherios Venizelos” has been at the centre of attention after 119 outbreaks of COVID-19 had been reported onboard the vessel amongst its 380 passengers. The crew members who were negative for the COVID-19 test will be repatriated after being gradually transferred to hotels in Athens for the next 36 hours. However, passengers who are positive for COVID – 19 will remain in isolation on board for 14 days.
- Maritime Health
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