SHIPPING


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ECONOMY

Work to detach the Liberian-flagged freighter Kyveli from the Maltese-flagged freighter Afina I following their collision under unknown circumstances on February 13 was completed on Sunday.


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ECONOMY

At least 16 Greek-owned merchant ships are among the more than 320 stuck waiting on the Suez canal after a giant container vessel was grounded Tuesday, blocking the passage, Shipping Minister Ioannis Plakiotakis said Sunday.

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SHIPPING

The global market and the shipping industry have been bleeding cash since Tuesday, when the Ever Given containership ran aground in the Suez Canal.


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SHIPPING

Capital Link has announced the launch of its new shipping website “The Knowledge Hub for Shipping” in partnership with major industry participants, with the intent to establish it as a source οf knowledge for the maritime industry. 



In 2008, Tsounis lost 90% of his fortune within three days. He remembers how, during the Wall Street Crash of 1929, American businessmen committed suicide. ‘Instead of committing suicide, I thought of my father’s first piece of advice: “Do not forget where you come from,” so I remained calm,’ he says.
IOAKOVOS TSOUNIS

“I started barefoot, I want to die barefoot.” These were the first words that 97-year-old Iakovos Tsounis said to me when I sat down in his office recently.

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BUSINESS

About a third of the roughly 150 ships owned by companies controlled by Singapore tycoon Lim Oon Kuin and his family (including Hin Leong) have been sold as part of efforts to repay billions of dollars of debt owed to creditors.

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SHIPPING

Capital Link’s 15th Annual International Shipping Forum will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday as a digital event, in partnership with Citi and in cooperation with the NYSE and Nasdaq.


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SHIPPING

The Thessaloniki Port Authority (OLTH) is set to receive with two specially designed gantry cranes, costing 15.6 million euros, which will enable the northern Greek port to directly serve mainline ships with a capacity of more than 10,000 TEUs (New Panamax).