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ANEK: Piraeus-Chania Route Back on Schedule with Elyros Ferry

ANEK Lines’ Elyros ferry has returned to the Piraeus–Crete route with daily departures from Piraeus and Chania.

ANEK Lines Promises Safe Ferry Travel to Crete

ANEK Lines promises safe ferry travel on its Piraeus – Crete routes in accordance with the measures announced by Greek authorities for the post-Covid-19 period.

Travel in the post-Covid-19 Era – EU Guidelines

The European Commission has issued guidelines for member states on the progressive restoration of transport services and connectivity in the post-Covid-19 period.

Minoan Lines: Special Ticket Discount for Greece’s ICU Medical Staff

In an act of solidarity and gratitude, Minoan Lines announced that it is offering a special ticket discount to the ICU medical staff of Greece’s 13 Covid-19 referral hospitals.

Covid-19: Major Drop in Passenger Traffic for Greek Ferries

Passenger traffic on Greece's coastal shipping transport services significantly decreased by 76.25 percent between March 16-22.

Seajets Launches Two New Routes to Serve More Destinations

Seajets has launched two new routes from the ports of Lavrio and Piraeus that serve a total of seven Greek destinations.

Minoan Lines Christens New Kydon Palace Ferry

Minoan Lines christened its new cruise ferry, Kydon Palace, at the port of Souda in Chania, Crete.

Minoan Lines’ Successful Performance Makes it a ‘True Leader’

Greek passenger shipping company Minoan Lines has, once again, been announced a “True Leader” at ICAP Group’s annual awards.

Seajets’ High-speed ‘World Champion Jet’ Named Ship of the Year by Lloyd’s List

Seajets’ “World Champion Jet” was announced “Ship of the Year” at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019.

Greece’s ‘TicketSeller’ Shortlisted as Best Newcomer at SESA Startup Competition 2019

Greek online travel agency TicketSeller is among the finalists of the South Europe Startup Awards (SESA) competition in the “Best Newcomer” category for 2019.

Strikes, Work Stoppages to Disrupt Transport in Greece on October 2

Transportation in Greece will be disrupted on Wednesday, October 2, as employees of the metro, buses and ferries will participate in a general strike called for that day.

Greece Revises its Remote Island Transport Policy

The budget for remote island transport services in Greece has increased by 45 percent, Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis announced.

Greek Gov’t Examines Funding Increase for Remote Island Ferry Services

The Greek Shipping Ministry is looking into ways to boost funding for remote island ferry services and ship lease, following problems on the Samothrace – Alexandroupolis route.

Seajets Returns to Samothrace – Alexandroupolis Route

Seajets’ Andros Jet catamaran on Monday, September 9, resumed services on the Samothrace - Alexandroupolis ferry route.

Fast Ferries Welcomes New High-speed Passenger Ship to Fleet

Greek ferry operator Fast Ferries has added the “Thunder”, a new high-speed passenger ship to its fleet, which now includes four vessels.

Seajets’ Tera Jet Vessel Connects Piraeus with Paros-Ios-Santorini

Seajets has launched a new itinerary from Piraeus to the Greek islands of Paros, Ios and Santorini, which will be operated by its highspeed Tera Jet vessel.

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.

Minoan Lines: Extra Itinerary from Piraeus to Cyclades and Crete on April 23

Minoan Lines will add an extra itinerary from Piraeus to the Cyclades islands and Heraklion (Crete) on Holy Tuesday, April 23, due to increased passenger traffic expected for the Greek Orthodox Easter holiday.

Minoan Lines: ‘Knossos Palace’ Ferry Gets Environmental Upgrade

The “Knossos Palace” cruise ferry of Minoan Lines has returned to its Piraeus-Crete scheduled itineraries, following its environmental upgrade.

Discounts on Ferry, Air Travel for Rhodes Marathon Announced

Blue Star Ferries and AEGEAN are supporting the 6th International Rhodes Marathon and will offer ticket discounts for those who will travel to Rhodes for the event.