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Attica Group Completes €21m Investment for Argosaronic Routes

Attica Group has received its third Aero highspeed catamaran, the last of three new vessels that will be deployed in the Argosaronic islands from early August.

Greece Welcomes First Ferry from Cyprus 21 Years Later

Greece welcomed the first passenger ferry from Cyprus this week, marking the beginning of a highly discussed maritime connection between the two countries.

Attica Group Receives New-built Aero 1 Highspeed Vessel

Attica Group has received its first newly built Aero 1 Highspeed catamaran that will be deployed in the Saronic islands.

Greece-Cyprus Ferry Link to Open in June After 21 Years

Nearly two decades later, Greece and Cyprus will be connected by a ferry link which is set to begin operations on June 19.

Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships Appoints Spiros Paschalis as New President

The Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships (SEEN) has appointed Spiros Paschalis as its new president.

Three Bids for Greece-Cyprus Ferry Link

Three companies have submitted bids for the establishment of a passenger maritime link between Cyprus and Greece, paving the way for the next phase of the highly anticipated service.

Superbrand Awards: Minoan Lines is Greece’s Top Corporate Brand in Passenger Shipping

Minoan Lines has once again been honored as the Greek passenger shipping sector’s ‘Top Corporate Brand’ at the Business Superbrands awards.

Attica Group Expands to Hospitality Sector, Acquires Hotel on Naxos

Attica Group, a leading coastal shipping company in Greece, has expanded its activities to the hospitality sector with the acquisition of a hotel on the Greek island of Naxos.

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.