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Smaller Players Take Lead in Greek Coastal Shipping Market, Says XRTC

Smaller Greek shipping companies currently control 62 percent of all coastal transport needs, according to an XRTC Business Consultants report.

ANEK Lines Upgrades Wifi Service on its Ferries

ANEK Lines has launched its new “Wifi on Board” service, aiming to offer an upgraded Internet browsing experience to its passengers.

ANEK Lines’ Ferries Get ‘We do Local’ Quality Seal

ANEK Lines has received the “We do Local” quality certification seal for its ferries, after successfully adopting the initiative’s proposed standards that aim to promote Greek tourism.

ANEK Lines Holds ‘Autumn Bicycle Round 2018’ on Crete

Cycling enthusiasts and athletes of all ages participated in the Autumn Bicycle Round 2018, recently held by Greek passenger shipping company ANEK Lines.

Ferry Operator ANEK Sees Turnover Growth H1 2018

The ANEK Lines group posted improved turnover in the first half of 2018 at 72.9 million euros compared to 65.3 million euros in the corresponding period of 2017.

ANEK Lines: Piraeus-Chania Route Served by Elyros Ferry

The Elyros ferry, of Cretan passenger shipping company ANEK Lines, is now serving the Piraeus-Chania route with daily departures from both destinations.

ANEK Lines Replaces Damaged Vessel on Piraeus-Chania Route

The itineraries of the ferry, “Eleftherios Venizelos” of ANEK Lines, will be operated by other vessels, following the amendment of the company’s routes between Piraeus and Chania.

ANEK Lines Hosts Photo Exhibition of Greek Instagrammers

A group exhibition titled #my_greece, featuring 270 photographs of Greek Instagrammers, recently opened on board ANEK Lines’ “Eleftherios Venizelos” ferry.

ANEK LINES Holds Bicycle Race to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

ANEK LINES recently held a bicycle race in Chania on Crete, in collaboration with the Talos Cycling Association, to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Halkidiki Aims to Attract More Italian Visitors in 2017

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization has embarked on a series of promotional activities in the Italian market, aiming to attract more visitors from Italy to Halkidiki this year.

ANEK LINES Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Passenger shipping company ANEK LINES, which connects Crete with numerous destinations in Greece, is celebrating 50 years of presence in the industry.

ANEK Lines Supports Actions for Greek Coastal Shipping Upgrade

ANEK Lines expressed its support to actions and initiatives that will improve and strengthen the future of coastal shipping in Greece during an event on “Designing the Coastal Shipping Network” held recently at the company’s conference center in Chania, Crete.

ANEK LINES Renews Support for Platanias FC

Greek passenger shipping company ANEK LINES recently announced its continued support of Chania-based football club Platanias F.C. as renewed sponsor for the fifth year.

Lane Sea Lines, Aegeon Pelagos Launch e-ticket System, Make Ferry Travel Easy

Lane Sea Lines and Aegeon Pelagos, subsidiaries of Anek Lines, have made travelling by ferry easier thanks to a new electronic ticket system recently launched.

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.

Greece Gets Ready to Attend ITB Berlin 2015

Greece is getting ready to attend the ITB Berlin 2015, the leading trade fair for the worldwide travel industry, with quite a few events planned. ITB Berlin 2015 will take place from March 4 to March 8.

Over Ten Confirmed Dead In ‘Norman Atlantic’ Ferry Fire

Over ten people were confirmed dead in the latest reports of rescue operations late Monday night of the Norman Atlantic, which caught fire off the Ionian island of Corfu on Sunday, when a blaze broke out on the lower car deck.

Greece’s ANEK Lines Joins LNG Program for Cleaner Aegean

ANEK Lines and the Region of South Aegean have been approved for participation in the Archipelago-LNG program for the use and supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in Greek waters.

‘We Do Local’ Gives Greek Tourism Ventures Stamp of Approval

In efforts to upgrade the Greek tourist product and ensure that quality standards are being met, a new accreditation body has been set up in collaboration with tourist professionals of the island of Crete.

ANEK LINES Announces Winter Schedule For Piraeus-Chania Route

ANEK LINES has announced that as of Monday 15 September it will resume its winter schedule for the Piraeus - Chania, Crete, route.
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