Post Profile






First Paragraph

In April 404 B.C. the Spartan admiral Lysander finally led his vast armada of ships, crammed with some 30,000 jubilant seamen, into the hated port of Athens at the Piraeus to finish the Peloponnesian War. After the destruction of its imperial fleet at the battle of Aegospotami ("Goat Rivers") in the waters off Asia Minor the prior September, the once splendid city of Athens was now utterly defenseless.
read more

share

Related Posts


COSCO Says Piraeus Among Top 30 Ports in World by 2018

Vehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

By Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS, Sept 22 (Reuters) – China’s biggest shipping company, COSCO Shipping, plans to ramp up container volume at Greece’s biggest port in Piraeus by 35 percent by 2018, the port’s new managing director, Fu Ch...

China COSCO Shipping Acquires Majority Stake in Piraeus Port

Vehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

By George Georgiopoulos ATHENS, Aug 10 (Reuters) – China’s COSCO Shipping, owner of the world’s fourth largest container fleet, took a 51 percent stake in Greece’s largest port on Wednesday. The sale of Piraeus Port had been suspend...

Greece Seals Sale of Piraeus Port to China COSCO

Vehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

By Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS, April 8 (Reuters) – Greece sealed the sale of Piraeus Port Authority to China COSCO Shipping Corporation on Friday, while striking dockworkers protested against what will be the country’s second major p...

COSCO Shipping Teams Up with Greece’s Piraeus Port to Boost Container Traffic

Vehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

ATHENS, June 12 (Reuters) – Piraeus Port, operator of Greece’s biggest port and majority-owned by China’s COSCO Shipping, has agreed to team up with the operator of Shanghai port, the world’s largest container port, to promote conta...

Greek Seamen End Strike After Government Order

Vehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek ships sailed again from the busy ports of Piraeus and Rafina on Wednesday after the government ordered seamen to end a six-day strike that cut off [...]

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC