Greece has been tinkering with its shipping tax for a decade, continuously adjusting it to better defend it from assaults by unfriendly lobbies and regulators at the European Union.

Nonetheless, every adjustment appears to merely encourage Greece’s critics to return for further scrutiny.

About this series

This article is part of our Greece business focus, which includes articles on future fuels, tonnage tax wobbles and how the nation’s shipowners are seeking ways to reassert their dominance.