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Attica Group’s Ships to Sail US-Cuba Waters

Listed Greek company Attica Group announced on Wednesday, that US authorities have granted it a license for the provision of carrier services to Cuba.

Superfast Ferries Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Destinations

Attica Group announced last week that it is planning to include two new ships to its fleet while its subsidiary Superfast Ferries celebrates two very active decades sailing Greek and Italian waters with the addition of new destinations in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and...

Attica Group Welcomes the ‘Blue Galaxy’ to its Crete Itinerary

As part of its fleet expansion program, Attica Group announced on Wednesday, that its subsidiary Blue Star Ferries received the Blue Galaxy under a long-term charter agreement (bareboat) from Hellas 2 Leasing.

Blue Star Ferries Offers 1st Aid Seminars on Greek isles of Tilos, Amorgos

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility Program titled “With You As Our Destination”, Attica Group’s Blue Star Ferries organized a series of First Aid seminars on the Aegean islands of Tilos and Amorgos recently.

Blue Star Ithaki Vessel Leaves Greece For New Home In Canada

After 14 years of sailing the Greek seas, the Blue Star Ithaki vessel began its long journey to Canada, its next country of operation.

Greek Shipping Restructures To Deal With Crisis, Debt

Greece’s financial crisis has taken its toll on one of the country’s strongest sectors, shipping, with five of the country’s largest companies selling off a total of 16 vessels and seeing their fleet reduced from 81 ships in 2008 to 65 at the end of 2013, a recent study by XRTC...

Attica Group Wins Αt Transport & Logistics Awards 2014

Greek shipping company Attica Group was recently honored with the "High Performance" accolade at the Transport & Logistics Awards 2014 organized by Boussias Communications.

Piraeus-MIG Deal: Changes Expected In Greek Coastal Shipping Sector

The recent strategic cooperation deal between Piraeus Bank and Marfin Investment Group (MIG) is expected to lead to significant developments in the Greek coastal shipping sector.

Attica Group To Celebrate Success Of “SeaSmiles” Loyalty Program With a Draw

Greek shipping company Attica Group, parent company of the Superfast Ferries and the Blue Star Ferries fleets, will hold a special draw in celebration of the 3-year operation of its frequent traveler loyalty program SeaSmiles.

Superfast Ferries Launches New Website

Greece-based ferry company Superfast Ferries has launched a brand new functional and easy to navigate website.
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Attica Group Holds 9th Employee Blood Donation Drive

Attica Group recently carried out its voluntary blood donation drive for employees “Blood Ties” for the ninth consecutive year in collaboration with the Athens General Hospital “G. Gennimatas.”
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Blue Star Ferries Wraps Up 2013 Sun Protection Program For Greek Islands

Blue Star Ferries, a member of Attica Group, recently conducted free medical examinations for skin nevi (moles) and gave awareness speeches on the dangers of prolonged sun exposure to the local communities on the islands of Paros and Naxos, within the framework of its “Sun...
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ANEK Lines, Superfast Ferries Continue To Sail Together

ANEK Lines and Attica Group (Superfast, Blue Star Ferries) have renewed a joint service agreement for the continuation of the route Patras–Igoumenitsa–Ancona and Piraeus–Irakleion under the name ANEK-Superfast.

Attica Group: Ανακοίνωση Για Την Πληρωμή Δεδουλευμένων Των Ναυτικών

Σε συνέχεια δημοσιευμάτων και αναφορών σε Μέσα Μαζικής Ενημέρωσης για την μη πληρωμή δεδουλευμένων των ναυτικών που εργάζονται σε ακτοπλοϊκές εταιρίες, δηλώ...
CEO of Attica Group Spyros Paschalis (left) receives the
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Blue Star Ferries Shines At Lloyd’s List Award

Blue Star Ferries was honored for the second consecutive year with the "Passenger Line of the Year" award at Lloyd's List Greek Shipping Awards 2012 held recently in Athens.
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Blue Star Ferries Receives Corporate Affairs Award

Blue Star Ferries, member of Attica Group, and MSPS Corporate Affairs were recently honored with the Corporate Affairs Excellence Award during an event held by the Hellenic Management Association (EEDE).

VAT Reduction Keynote At Philoxenia 2010

The 26th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition, held this year on 18-21 November at Helexpo in Thessaloniki, roughly hosted 500 exhibitors from Greece and 12 other countries (Egypt, Albania, Brazil, Bulgaria, Ghana, India, Cyprus, Russia, Serbia, Syria, Turkey, and Tunisia).

Superfast XII to Set Sail to Heraklio

Attica group recently applied to the Ministry of Mercantile Marine, the Aegean and Island Policy in order for the Superfast XII to serve the Piraeus-Heraklio route. Minoan Lines and ANEK currently operate the Piraeus-Heraklio route and serve some 1.4 million passengers (2007),...

Superfast I Delivered to Patras Port

Attica Group recently announced the delivery of new-built Ro-Pax vessel Superfast I to Patras Port from Grimaldi Holding S.p.A, of Genoa, Italy.

Superfast Ferries FAM Trip for Port Agents

Superfast Ferries recently invited several port agents on a three-day familiarization trip to Italy. The group, made up of company executives from several departments and Adriatic coast port agents from Patra, Igoumenitsa, Corfu, Bari and Ancona, boarded Superfast V for Bari.