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Shipwreck: Impressive aerial video of tanker Agia Zoni II in the Saronic Gulf

Shipwreck in the Saronic Gulf: Impressive aerial video of the sunken tanker Agia Zoni II. The tanker has sunk on one side, is said to lay 30 meters deep. The video was uploaded by Archipelagos.com on Sept 14 2017 and obtained by Spanopoulos Group, the company assigned to pump water …

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A Eurogroup without whining about a Greek ‘something’ is half the joy…

As if we did not have enough trouble with the oil spill, a long-time-not-seen Eurogroup meeting took place in Tallinn, Estonia, today. Greece’s lenders came together to catch up with the struggling country. Top on the agenda was the implementation of the Greek program and the third review. Eurogroup head …

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Greek Shipping Company confirms collision with USS JOHN S MCCAIN

Greek shipping company Stealth Maritime Corporation confirmed Monday afternoon the collision of one of its oil tankers, ALNIC MC, with Missile destroyer, US Navy vessel USS JOHN S MCCAIN off the coast of Singapore in the early morning. In a statement uploaded on its website, the company said: Stealth Maritime …

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The Perfect Greek Coffee and its secrets: From making to ordering and cup reading

A cup of Greek coffee is a must for Greeks some time in their lives. The Greek man who respects himself enjoys the fine aromatic beverage preferably with three cigarettes in the morning. For women a cup of Greek coffee offers the opportunity to chit chatting with other female relatives …

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Turkish FM Cavusoglu claims “Sea borders in the Aegean not clearly delineated”

For one more time, Ankara disputed the sea borders between Greece and Turkey. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu claimed late on Wednesday that the sea borders in the Aegean Sea were not clearly delineated. “The sovereignty of some islands and rocky islands and the sea borders around them in the Aegean …

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UPD Tanker pumping fuel from Agia Zoni II seized, two arrests for fuel smuggling

The Port Authorities of Piraeus have seized the tanker “Lassaia” (Lassea) that was pumping fuel from the sunken tanker Agia Zoni II and arrested the captain and the chief engineer on suspicion of illegal fuel trade on Tuesday afternoon. According to a statement issued by the Greek Coast Guard, the …

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Hellenic Register of Shipping: Sunken tanker does not hold seaworthiness certificate by HRS

Tanker “Agia Zoni II”  had never been surveyed and does not hold any certificate of seaworthiness by the Hellenic Register of Shipping (HRS), the body said in a statement on Thursday. The HRS statement reads: “Concerning the dissemination of unsubstantiated rumors on the tanker ‘Agia Zoni II’, the HRS informs …

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Priest refuses to baptize girl, 3, after she says “No”

A Greek Orthodox priest refused to baptize a 3-year-old girl after he asked her three times for her consent and she replied three times with “No”.  The obviously nervous priest took off his stole and refused to proceed with the holy baptizing procedure. He left despite the strong opposition by …

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