Cruise ship

VIDEO: Cruise liner collides with tanker off Gallipoli

A cruise ship has collided with a tanker off Gallipoli while crossing Turkey's Dardanelles Strait.

"Louis Cristal," a 162-meter-long cruise ship registered in Malta, was travelling from Greece to Istanbul when it collided early June 27 with "STI Pimlico," a 182-meter-long tanker registered in Marshall Islands, which had left Russia for Malta, Do?an News Agency reported.

Greece missing out on cruises market rise

The last 10 years saw a reduction, of about 80%, in investments for port amenities aimed at servicing top-of-the-line cruise ships. As a result, currently recession-plagued Greece failed to take advantage of the skyrocking cruiseship sector in Europe.

The above is the conclusion of an experts’ meeting during the 3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum completed Piraeus on Wednesday.


US tourists to open nautical season in Belgrade

BELGRADE - This year's nautical and tourism season in Belgrade will ceremonially open on Friday, March 20, when the ship River Aria sails into the international passenger terminal of the Port of Belgrade.

River Aria will sail into Belgrade early in the morning, with around 100 US tourists who will be staying in Belgrade as part of a 12-day tour named Eastern Europe to the Black Sea.