Greek ferry company Hellenic Seaways will take over the Samothrace-Alexandroupolis route as of Monday, August 26, with its Artemis vessel, the Greek Shipping Ministry announced.
Built in 1997, the Artemis ship has a length of 89.76 meters, a speed of 19.2 knots per hour and can carry 748 passengers and 65 private vehicles.
According to the ministry, details of the schedules of the two ships will be announced by the managing companies.
It is noted that the route is also being operated twice daily by the Zefyros vessel of Saos Ferries.
In addition, the Anax passenger ferry will continue to operate the line until Saturday, August 24, for the transport of vehicles between Alexandroupolis and Samothraki.