Kos was one of the first islands in the Aegean to attract large numbers of tourists, as far back as the 1930s
The curricula and manuals of vocational training and apprenticeships at the facility that will specialize in the craft of building wooden ships will be presented in early December, the Culture Ministry has announced.
The goal of the facility is to preserve a tradition that continues to be practiced in old shipyards, such as the one depicted here in Ierissos, Halkidiki.
Ships in various Greek ports were unable to dock on Saturday due to strong northerly winds that reached up to 9 on the Beaufort scale in certain parts of the Aegean Sea.
Rafina and Lavrio ports remained closed, as did the Rio-Antirio maritime route. In northern Greece, ships were unable to sail between Alexandroupoli and Samothraki, Kavala and Prino, and Keramoti and Thassos.
This year's joint armed forces exercise between Greece and Egypt named Medusa-13, which was scheduled to take place at the Myrtoan Sea and Crete on November 16-24 has been canceled due to the ongoing war in Israel, the Hellenic National Defence General Staff announced on Friday.
The cancelation was requested by Egypt and will take place next year, it added.
Over the past few years it seems that the island of Imvros, a Turkish island in the Aegean Sea with a historic Greek population, is experiencing what's been described by some as a small Greek renaissance, as some descendants of the Greeks who were largely displaced in the 1960s have begun trickling back.