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Corinth Canal records 200 crossings since reopening on July 4

Some 200 crossings through the Corinth Canal have been recorded since it reopened on July 4. The managing company of the Canal sees the number of crossings to have reached over 6,500 by October. The Canal reopened after substantial landslides over the last couple of years and the completion of …

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Corinth Canal operates normally since July 4, says managing company

The Corinth Canal has been operating normally since Monday, July 4, 2022, while the first crossings have already taken place, the managing company said Tuesday noon, dismissing media reports of the previous day about a temporary closure. The Corinth Canal Corporation (AEDIK) said in an announcement that the Canal operates …

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Corinth Canal to reopen for shipping in July following repair works

The Corinth Canal will reopen for ships in July, the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations SA (HCAP) said on Wednesday. The reopening will be temporary, though, over the summer and will shut down again for a few months in autumn in order to complete repair works and stabilize the …

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Repair works on Corinth Canal to start in Jan 2022

Work on the walls and basin of the Corinth Canal will begin in January 2022, Deputy Environment & Energy Minister Nikos Tagaras said last Thursday. The canal was shut down in January 2021 and remains closed to sea traffic ever since after the last of a series of landslides made …

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Cruiser Braemar breath-taking transit of the Corinth Canal (video)

Cruise passengers held their breath as a 22.5 meter wide cruise liner became the largest boat to pass through Greece’s 26-meter narrow Corinth Canal last week, its operator Fred Olsen said in a statement. Carrying 929 passengers on board, the Braemar cruise liner narrowly managed to squeeze through the rocky …

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Corinth Canal open to marine traffic, says managing company

The company managing the Corinth Canal said in a statement that marine traffic has not be halted. There is only a partial limitation for ships crossing, the company said in a statement. Early Thursday afternoon, rocks fell into the Canal and local media reported that the passage was closed to …

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Corinth Canal closed to marine traffic after rockslide (video) UPD

Rocks detached from the walls of the Corinth Canal and forced the managing company and the Greek Coast Guard to temporarily close the water passage for ships and yachts on Thursday afternoon. So far the reason for the rock-slide is not known. For the time being it is also not …

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Impressive drone footage shows the landslide in Corinth Canal (video)

The Corinth Canal remains closed to marine traffic after  big rocks fell into the water due to landslides on Monday. The Greek Coast Guard immediately decided to close the Canal for ship and yacht passage. An impressive drone footage by group Up Drones shows the whole damage that has immense …

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Corinth Canal closed to marine traffic after landslide (video)

Greece’s Shipping Ministry closed the Corinth Canal for marine traffic on Monday after torrential rains caused a big landslide and rocks fell in the middle of the canal passage making traffic impossible. The Canal will remain closed for about 15 days, the ministry said. Video footage from the area show …

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Thousands trapped on Athens-Corinth highway due to storm damages

Thousands of motorists are trapped on the Athens-Corinth highway since the early morning Monday due to the damages caused by storm Geryon in Kinetta, western Attica. Closed is also the old national road Athens-Corinth.Both directions of the highway were closed to traffic short after the dawn, immobilizing hundreds of private …

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A modern Hercules: Nikos Politis pulls a 14.5-ton truck (video)

A modern Hercules. For Nikos Politis few things seem impossible. The young man from the island of Lefkada is certainly daring and loves to reach his own limits. After a his 70-meter Zulu Bungy in the Canal of Corinth two months ago, he took a new challenge: to pull a …

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“Greece has Soul”: Breathtaking Aerial Dance by Katerina Soldatou (videos)

Amazing project, breathtaking performances. Extreme aerial dance artist Katerina Soldatou performs impressive acrobatic from bridges and cliff to raise awareness over environmental issues and respect for the history of each place. In June, Soldatou performed form the Bridge of Chalkida. 35 meters above the sea. The Extreme aerial dance performance …

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