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Explosion on Greek-owned cargo Vyssos in Black Sea injures 3

The explosion on the Greek-owned cargo ship Vyssos in the Black Sea on Wednesday while en route to the Ismail port on the Danube in Ukraine was either caused by a mine or a drone. The dry cargo vessel Vyssos, under the Panamanian flag and owned by Nava Shipping Ltd, …

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Shipping ministry urges Greek vessels to leave Ukrainian & Russian waters

Greece’s Port Authority’s Operations Center is in continuous contact with the captains of Greek-flagged- or -owned ships in the Black Sea and the necessary directions have been issued, Shipping & Island Policy Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis said late on Thursday, adding he had spoken with the captains himself. According to the …

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Ancient Greek shipwreck found intact at the bottom of Black Sea (video)

Archaeologists have found what they believe to be the world’s oldest intact shipwreck. The ancient Greek shipwreck has been lain undisturbed for more than 2,400 years at the bottom of the Black Sea. The ship wreck is similar to Odysseus’s vessel as featured on an Ancient Greek pottery found in …

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Greek tanker rescues Russian couple drifted in Black Sea for five days

A Russian couple got on a inflatable dinghy and left the port of Novorossiysk  for a short round of fishing in the Black Sea. Strong winds blew. drifted them the shore and got them into an unbelievable adventure. For five days, Nadezhda Achapkina, 35, and her husband Mikhail Alaverdyan, were sailing …

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Greek-Bulgarian agreement connects Danube River with the Aegean Sea

Greece and Bulgaria signed a memorandum of cooperation to build rail connections between ports in Bulgaria and northern Greece. The agreement refers to the interconnection of the Greek ports of Alexandroupolis, KAvala and Thessaloniki with the Bulgarian ports of Varna and Burgas at the Black Sea as wells as with …

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2,500-year-old Greek god found in the bottom of Kerch Bay in Crimea

Russian constructors have found  the head of a 2,500-year-old terracotta statue of a Greek god during underwater construction operation off the Crimean Peninsula, according to recent media reports in Russia. Chief of the underwater archaeology unit of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Sergei Olkhovskiy has announced that the discovery of …

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