Wednesday , April 24 2024
Home / Tag Archives: sea

Tag Archives: sea

SILVER ALERT: Do you know Maria Taylor? She was rescued from Symi sea area

Greece’s Service for missing persons LifelineHellas has issued an alert about a foreign national found in the country who is seeking for her family. She stated her name was Maria Taylor. According to the alert, an unidentified adult was found on 29. October 2023 in the sea area of the …

Read More »

Small aircraft crashes in the sea off NW Crete. Two Dead

A small aircraft crashed in the sea area of Maleme on north-western Crete on Thursday evening. Two people, the pilot and one passenger,are missing. Big Search And Rescue operation underway. The twin-engine aircraft belonging to the Chania Aeroclub crashed in the late afternoon, less than one nautical mile from the …

Read More »

Belgian athlete, Matthieu Bonne, breaks world open sea swimming record

Matthieu Bonne, an athlete from Belgium, has broken the world open water swimming record by swimming 131 kilometers in the Gulf of Corinth in western Greece. Bonne swam for 60 hours and 55 minutes in the Gulf of Corinth and managed to cover 131 kilometers. He chose this location because …

Read More »

Tragedy in Fournoi: 11-year-old boy found dead in the sea

A tragedy unfolded on the island of Fournoi by Ikaria, when the body of an 11-year-old boy was pulled unconscious from the popular beach of Plaka. For hours locals, visitors and coast guard were searching for the child whose mother had reported it as missing. According to media information, the …

Read More »

Earthquake rattles with 4.2R Amorgos and Santorini islands

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter scale struck between the islands of Santorini and Amorgos in the central Aegean Sea on Friday morning. The earthquake that rattled both island occurred at 10:49 local time. According to preliminary information by the Athens-based Institute of Geodynamics, the epicenter …

Read More »

Gusty winds disrupt sea traffic, ferries delayed

Strong winds blowing in the Aegean Sea with intensity of up to 9 Beaufort have disrupted sea traffic already since Tuesday night, march 28, 2023. Ferries scheduled to depart from Piraeus port on Wednesday morning have been delayed. Check with KTG weather post here. Passengers who are planning to travel …

Read More »

Gale-force winds disrupt sea traffic forcing ferries to remain docked

Gale-force winds of up to 9 Beaufort in the Aegean Sea have disrupted sea traffic, forcing ferries to remain docked on Tuesday Ferries going to the Cyclades and the Dodecanese remained docked at the port of Piraeus, while a sailing ban is in effect also for the ports of Rafina …

Read More »

Powerful winds disrupt sea traffic in the Aegean Sea

Powerful northern winds blowing locally with intensity up to 9 Beaufort disrupt sea traffic in the Aegean Sea on Monday, October 17, 2022. Affected are mainly the routes to the Cyclades islands. Monday morning the schedules to Cyclades from the ports of Piraeus and Rafina, in South-East Attica,Problems, were canceled, …

Read More »

Wines aging underwater in Halkidiki are a hit in Japan

Wines aged in the underwater cellar at the bottom of the sea in Halkidiki have landed at restaurant tables in Japan, where they enjoy a huge popularity. Sushi and Greek wine aged underwater, is the new trend in Japan. The bottles of the underwater cellar from Ierissos, were sunk in …

Read More »

“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 …

Read More »