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Greece Coastal Shipping Faced with Challenges Despite Tourism Growth

Increasing tourism flows to Greece this year helped boost coastal shipping activities, but much more needs to be done, says SEEN President Michael Sakellis.

Hellenic Seaways: New Schedules for High-speed Vessels to the Greek Islands

The Attica Group has announced new itineraries of Hellenic Seaways' high-speed vessels "Highspeed 4", "Hellenic Highspeed" and "Flying Cat 3".

Covid-19 Costs Greek Ferry Operators €200m in Losses

Greek ferry operators are calling for immediate compensation to cover 200 million euros in losses suffered as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020-21.

Shipping Minister: No Covid-19 Tests Needed for Vaccinated Ferry Passengers

Vaccinated travelers using ferries to visit the Greek islands will not be required to take Covid-19 tests before boarding, but must fill in a special health form, said Greece's Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis.

Greek Shipowners Call for Support in View of ‘Tough Year’ Ahead

The Covid-19 pandemic has cost Greek passenger shipping more than 25 million euros a month, says the Greek Shipowners Association For Passenger Ships (SEEN).

INSETE: Greek Tourism 2020 Performance in Numbers

The INSETE research body has released data showing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Greece's tourism industry in 2020.

Piraeus Port Gets Passenger Disembarkation Platform for Emergencies

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) has created a new passenger disembarkation platform for emergencies at the Piraeus port.

Attica Group: 3 State-of-the-art Catamaran Vessels to Serve Saronic Islands

Attica Group is planning to replace three of its vessels with state-of-the-art Aero Catamaran vessels to serve the Saronic islands.

Greece-Cyprus Ferry Link Project on Track After Bidding Opens

Bidding is now open for a ferry service that will link Greece with Cyprus possibly as of May 2021, the Cypriot Deputy Ministry of Shipping announced.

Lloyd’s List: Michael Sakellis Named ‘Greek Shipping Newsmaker of the Year’

Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships President Michael Sakellis was honored with the title of “Greek Shipping Newsmaker of the Year” at the Lloyd’s List Awards 2020.

Attica Group Among Greece’s 20 Most Admired Companies

Attica Group is among Greece’s 20 Most Admired Companies for 2018, according a survey conducted by Fortune magazine in collaboration with KPMG.

Greece Coastal Shipping Showing Signs of Improvement, Says SEEN Chief

Demand for coastal shipping transport services in Greece is picking up pace thanks to indications of an extended tourism season.

Ferry Strike in Greece to Continue on Thursday, April 19

Ferries in Greece will continue to remain docked on Thursday, April 19, as the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) has announced a new 24-hour strike.

SEEN: Coastal Shipping a Lifeline for Greece’s Islands

Coastal shipping is a lifeline for many of Greece’s island communities, says Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships (SEEN) President Michalis Sakellis.

Greek Coastal Ferry Feud on Shipping Ministry Agenda

The ongoing battle between coastal ferry companies over the distribution of routes for the summer season ahead was set to top the Greek shipping ministry agenda on Thursday, following press conferences held earlier this week by rivals Golden Star Ferries, Seajets and Aegean Speed...

EU ELEMED Project: Greece to Offer Shoreside Electrical Power to Seacraft

Shoreside power units will be installed at two ports in Greece, at Kyllini and Piraeus, as part of the EU’s ambitious ELEMED project.

Greek Coastal Shipping Body Sees ‘Tough’ Year Ahead

Despite the positive outlook for coastal shipping, the Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships (SEEN) sees a challenging year ahead.

FORTHcrs to Present Innovative Solutions to Travel Agencies

E-tourism solution provider FORTHcrs will present innovative solutions to its network of travel agencies during an event in Athens on December 1.

IOBE Think-tank: Coastal Shipping Boosts Greek Economy by €2.3bn in 2016

Coastal shipping bolstered the Greek economy by 2.3 billion euros in 2016, according to a study by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research.

Seajets Celebrates 15 Years, Offers Discounts on Ferry Tickets

Seajets is celebrating 15 years of presence in the field of coastal shipping and is offering discounts on tickets for travel on the highspeed Tera Jet vessel.
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