David Glass

David Glass

Greece Correspondent, Seatrade Maritime

An Australian with over 40 years experience as a journalist and foreign corrrespondent specialising in political and economic issues, David has lived in Greece for over 30 years and was editor of English language publications for Greek daily newspaper Kathimerini in the 1970s before moving into the Akti Miaouli and reporting on Greek and international shipping.

Managing editor of Naftiliaki Greek Shipping Review and Newsfront Greek Shipping Intelligence, David has been Greek editor for Seatrade for over 25 years.

59 Greek shipowners have fleets of 20 or more vessels

July 24, 2019

It is well recognised that when it comes to sea transportation Greek shipowners are among the leading players in most sectors. This is reflected in the fact that there are 72 Greek ownerships currently operating fleets of over 1m dwt each, the same number as 12 months ago, though two companies have slipped out to be replaced by two. Read More

Piraeus Bank seeks Asian partner

July 15, 2019

The largest domestic lender to Greek shipping, Piraeus Bank is looking into a strategic partnership with a major Asian Pacific financial conglomerate that will help it provide financing to Greek shipping companies, the bank revealed 12 July. Read More

Energean buying Edison’s oil and gas unit for $750m

July 11, 2019

Greek oil and gas producer, Energean Oil & Gas, has significantly expanded its operations in the growing eastern Mediterranean gas hub, with the purchase of Italian energy group Edison's oil and natural gas unit for an initial consideration of $750m. Read More

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