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“Safe refuge” for boats: Port with no access to the sea in Athens Riviera (video)

This small port for boats in Athens Riviera is certainly one of the kind. The port between Floisvos and Batis in Palaio Faliro is closed from all sides, including the one to the sea. A literally “safe refuge” for small, hobby fishing boats. When a team of UpDrones/Good Droning sent …

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Greek and Turkish Coast Guard boats collide near Imia

A Greek and a Turkish Coast Guard boat collided near the rocky islets of Imia in the Aegean Sea on Wednesday morning when the Turkish vessel rammed the Greek one which was patrolling the area, according to the Greek Coast Guard late on on Wednesday. The Greek newly-built Rafnar type …

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“Migration Crisis” Made in Turkey: : More than 500 people arrive on Aegean islands

Migration Crisis Made in Turkey: More than 500 people have arrived on the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos by Sunday noon, while more are reportedly on the way to Greece. The plastic boats started leaving from six different locations in west coast of Turkey since the early morning hours …

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Kos earthquake: Airport traffic with minor delays, sea traffic with small boats via Kalymnos & Nissyros

Transportation to and from the island of Kos is at 90 percent through the airport, Athens News Agency reported on Friday after the earthquake 6.6R caused serious damage at the port of the island. Smaller boats transfer passengers from and to Kos via the islands of Kalymnos and Nissyros, which …

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UPD3 Tragedy with tourists: 4 dead, 15 injured as two boats collide off Aegina

A touristic boat and a speed boat collided south-west off the the island of Aegina on Tuesday noon. According to preliminary reports, three passengers died and four others were injured, while a search and rescue operation continues. According to latest information, among the dead is a 2-year-old child. The accident …

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Greece’s Navy & Coast Guard on alert to stop alleged coup-plotters fleeing Turkey

Greek Armed Forces, Navy and Coast Guard are on alert after receiving information by their Turkish colleagues that two inflatable boats with coup-plotters are heading to Greece. Target of the boats with Turkish commandos is allegedly the island of Symi and/or Rhodes in South-Eastern Aegean Sea, close to the Turkish …

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Greek & Turkish Coastguard Boats Collided Off Farmakonisi Island

 Tension prevailed off Farmakonisi island on Wednesday morning, when Turkish coastal guards called a Slovenian patrol boat of EU-Border agency FRONTEX to leave the area and a Greek patrol boat was rushed to clear the territorial issue of the island. Greek media report that the captain of the Turkish boat called the Slovenian boat to …

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Greek Seamen Partly Join the 24h Strike of Jan 17/2012

 Five seamen trade unions decided to join the 24-hour strike of the Greek private sector scheduled for January 17, 2012. Therefore, those willing to travel by boat and ferry tomorrow might face major difficulties. You are best advised to check with local port authorities and your travel agent, if you insist …

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