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Special Report: Greece

Although technological advances, decarbonisation and the coronavirus pandemic present an unprecedented mix of challenges to shipping worldwide, Greek owners have demonstrated their ability to adapt and their commitment to the business over many decades. Made of strong shipping stock, Greece remains a powerful player in trades across the globe whose influence over a hugely fragmented industry shows little sign of waning.

Historic industry that is delivering the goods today

A long history steeped in shipping, human resources and a community spirit among ship operators are some of the ingredients that make Greece the envy of the shipping world

International Greece Ship operations

‘We Greeks strive for shipping’s common good,’ says Veniamis

As he nears the end of a 12-year stint as president of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Theodore Veniamis wants shipping to maintain a unified voice and to get the public recognition it deserves

Europe Greece Dry Bulk

Greece: Europe’s global shipping powerhouse

Exclusive Lloyd’s List Intelligence data shows that Greek shipping is a powerful player in trades across the globe, whether it be serving the massive demand for dry bulk commodities and crude oil in Asia, or maintaining a major share of dry and wet tramp shipping calls in European ports

International Greece Dry Bulk

Greek bank comeback gathers pace

Five Greek banks have managed to maintain a presence in the ship finance market while a number of bigger and supposedly stronger international competitors have retired from the fray. They have shown themselves to be nimble of strategy and speedy in their response compared to international counterparts

International Greece Tankers and Gas

Greek ferries feel the full brunt of pandemic

A vital contributor to the economy as well as a lifeline to the country’s island population, Greece’s ferries face a tough winter but also have longer-term renewal challenges to overcome

Europe Greece Passenger

The Lloyd's List Podcast: Where the Greeks lead, others follow

On the Lloyd’s List Podcast this week our Greece correspondent Nigel Lowry join editor Richard Meade to discuss how the Greek shipping sector is coping with Covid and dealing with decarbonisation as the industry prepares for a digital Posidonia week of forums

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Greece

Greek Shipping Awards: The show must go on!

Boldly embracing and perhaps even expanding the possibilities of digital, this year’s Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards are still being held, taking their cue from an industry that has kept going admirably throughout the pandemic 

Europe Greece Lloyds List magazine