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Thessaloniki Ferry Link with Sporades, Cyclades, Crete Takes Off

Thessaloniki authorities expressed their satisfaction over Seajets' new ferry service connecting the northern city with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.

Seajets Ready to Start Thessaloniki-Sporades-Cyclades-Crete Ferry Service

Greek ferry company Seajets is set to begin a service that connects Thessaloniki with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.

Ferry Service to Link Thessaloniki with Cyclades and Crete

Islands of the Cyclades will be linked with Thessaloniki and Crete via a ferry service to be launched in the upcoming period.

Hellenic Seaways Announces Start of Paros, Naxos, Santorini Ferry Route

Hellenic Seaways has launched ferry services from the port of Piraeus to Paros, Naxos and Santorini with the 'Nissos Samos'.

Hellenic Seaways Up for Grabs, Let the Bidding Begin

A 40.4 percent stake in ferry services provider Hellenic Seaways (HSW) is up for sale after Piraeus Bank launched an open international tender for the company this week.

Hellenic Seaways Launches New Ferry ‘Nissos Samos’ with Friendly Rates

A new ferry operated by Hellenic Seaways is set to hit Greek waters on Friday, serving Piraeus - Mesta Chios - Mytilini - Limnos - Thessaloniki the company said this week. With a capacity of 2,200 passengers, the Nissos Samos’ first voyage will be inaugurated later today by...

Tenders Kick Off for Remote Island Ferry Services in Greece

The Greek Shipping and Island Policy Ministry recently announced the launch of tenders to secure exclusive three-year contracts for 93 remote island ferry routes.

Greek Gov’t Pushes for New Port Regulatory System

Shipping and Island Policy Minister Thodoris Dritsas said last week that the government would go ahead with a law for the re-establishment of the Regulatory Authority for Ports as an independent entity as well as the creation of a Public Ports Authority and a Regional Piraeus...

Hellenic Seaways Sets Pace for 2016 with New Ship, Routes

At the eastern Attica port of Rafina, Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways recently welcomed the Hellenic Highspeed, which is ready to serve the Rafina - Tinos - Mykonos - Paros - Ios - Santorini route this summer season.

Lesvos – Izmir Ferry Link to be Ready in 2017

The Greek island of Lesvos and the Turkish port city of Izmir will be connected via a new ferry service to be launched next year, Izmir Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu announced this week.

Historic Boat Service to Sail Thessaloniki Waters Again

The historic Thessaloniki ferries will once again be sailing the Thermaic Gulf, south of the port city, as part of a pilot program aimed at improving transportation services.