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Attica Group Completes €21m Investment for Argosaronic Routes

Attica Group has received its brand new Aero 3 Highspeed catamaran, the last of three Aero catamarans that will be deployed in the Saronic islands from early August.

Built at Brødrene Aa shipyard in Norway, the new high-speed catamaran will offer up to 17 daily routes from Piraeus to the islands of Aegina, Agistri, Poros, Hydra, Spetses, as well as to Ermioni and Porto Heli in the Peloponnese, in replacement of existing group capacity in the market.

Attica Group’s investment reached 21 million euros and was covered by own funds and bank financing.

The new, state-of-the-art Aeros boast an ultra-modern design and innovative features that will upgrade significantly the travel experience for the over 3 million passengers travelling annually on the Saronic routes.

Attica Group’s Aero 1 Highspeed catamaran

Just like her sister ships, Aero 3 has a maximum speed of 32,2 knots, total length 36 meters, width of 9.7 meters and a carrying capacity of 150 passengers. The innovative interior layout guarantees an upgraded service for passengers, offering a comfortable trip even in rough seas.

The vessel also features a spacious passenger accommodation area, an area available for bicycle transportation, and dedicated air-conditioned kennels for pets.

A leading coastal shipping company in Greece, Attica Group is the parent company of Superfast FerriesBlue Star FerriesHellenic Seaways and Africa Morocco Link.

The Group’s vessels travel to 60 unique destinations in four countries, connect 71 ports and transport over 7 million passengers, 1 million private vehicles and 400,000 freight units annually.

Brødrene Aa is the world leader in production of carbon composite ferries and have delivered more than 70 passenger vessels since 2002.

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