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Three vessels of Greek Navy open to public March 22-25 at Piraeus port

Three vessels of the Greek Navy vessels will dock at the port of Piraeus on Friday, March 22, as part of the celebrations for the Greek Revolution against the Ottoman Rule on 25 March 1821. The three vessels, the frigate LIMNOS, the submarine PAPANIKOLIS and the Fast Attack Missile HS …

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Container traffic has diminished by 30% at Piraeus port

The handling of containers in Piraeus appears to have dropped by approximately 30% compared to last year, due to the ongoing crisis in the Red Sea, which has forced a very large part of the commercial ships to sail around Africa. Greek transporters and importers are increasingly expressing concerns about …

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Sailing ban of ferries to be gradually lifted as of Monday afternoon

The ban on ferries sailing from the port of Piraeus will be gradually lifted on Monday afternoon as according to the National Meteorological Service’s forecast the strong northern winds will gradually fade from the north, media report. However, ferries will remain docked at the ports of Rafina and Lavrio in …

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Israeli shipping company in Piraeus targeted with explosive device

An Israeli shipping company in Piraeus became the target of an attack with a homemade explosive device in the early hours of Wednesday. The attackers used a sledge hammer to break the glass door and they reportedly left the explosive device made of gas canisters. Nobody was injured from the …

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Epiphany Day: Traffic restrictions in Athens & Piraeus, Jan 6

Traffic will be restricted in the Kolonaki district of Athens and at the port of Piraeus over the celebration of Epiphany Day on Saturday, January 6, 2024. In Athens, traffic restrictions will affect the Kolonaki area (around the Greek Orthodox Church of Agios Dionyssios Areopagitis on Skoufa, and the Dexameni …

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Police seizes 60 kg cocaine in container; ex footballer among three arrested

Greek Police have arrested three Greeks after a large amount of cocaine was found in a container at the port of Piraeus. Among the arrestees is a former well-known football player whom authorities suspect to have been the leader of the gang in the country. The vessels had departed from …

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Prosecutor presses felony charges against 4 ferry crew members, incl captain

A prosecutor in Piraeus pressed felony charges against four crew members including the ferry captain for the death of 36-year-old passenger Antonis Karyotis at the port of Piraeus a day earlier. The charges pressed late on Wednesday are for manslaughter as well as for violating articles of Greece’s Maritime Law. …

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Pedestrians swept away in downtown Athens as DANIEL floods Greek capital (videos)

Storm weather Daniel reached Greek capital Athens with a heavy downpour on Wednesday afternoon that lasted no longer than 15 minutes, however, they were enough to flood many streets in downtown and the suburbs, mostly main streets. Ποτάμια οι δρόμοι στο κέντρο της Αθήνας #ΚΑΚΟΚΑΙΡΙΑ_DANIEL #κακοκαιρια #ΑΘΗΝΑ #Αττικη pic.twitter.com/3EPj77x5Z3 — …

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Joseph Schulte, the first vessel that used Ukraine’s Black Sea corridor, is heading to Piraeus port

Container ship Joseph Schulte, the first vessel that used Ukraine’s Black Sea corridor is crossing through Turkey’s Bosporus Straits, is heading to the pot of Piraeus, state broadcaster ERT reported on Saturday. The Joseph Schulte, carrying 2,114 containers with 30,000 tons of cargo, ERT added. Yesterday it arrived early in …

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43 beaches in Athens safe for swimming, 7 not; PAKOE Analysis Full List

The Center for Ecological Research (PAKOE) published on Thursday, June 1, its annual evaluation on the stand of beaches water in the southern coast of Athens and Attica. As every year, PAKOE micro-biologically analyzed samples of seawater from 50 beaches along the Athens Riviera, from Piraeus to Vouliagmeni, in south-east. …

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Greek Navy battle ships open to public over Independence Day weekend

Two battle ships of the Greek fleet will dock at the port of Piraeus and open to the public for visits over the upcoming Greek Independence Day weekend. Greek Navy frigate “Themistoklis” and gunboat “Karathanassis” will be docked at Akti Themistokleous, Gate E12 as follows: Friday (March 24): 15:00 to …

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