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Amended Bill Sees Stronger Greek Ferry Passenger Rights

Reinforcing passenger rights, changes to the scheduling of hydrofoils and high-speed sea craft are among the amendments of a ministry bill tabled in parliament.

Minoan Lines Still Eyeing Hellenic Seaways Despite Poor 2016 Results

Minoan Lines has reaffirmed its decision to acquire control of Hellenic Seaways despite the company's disappointing 2016 financial results.

Greek Ferry Services Back to Normal After Weeklong Strike

After one week of industrial action, the Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) suspended its strike giving the go ahead to ferries to immediately begin their routes across Greece.

‘Green’ Measures May Lead to Greek Ferry Fare Hikes

Greek ferry fares are set to increase by 27 percent if the government implements environmental measures, according to the Greek Shipowners Association For Passenger Ships.

Thessaloniki-Izmir Ferry Boat Link Tops Talks Agenda

Connecting the city of Izmir in Turkey with Thessaloniki in Greece, topped the agenda of talks last week between a visiting Turkish delegation and the Thessaloniki Port Authority (TPA).

XRTC Report: VAT Hike on Greek Coastal Shipping to Have Opposite Effect

According to the 14th XRTC report, a tax increase translates into higher travel costs, inevitably leading to a drop in demand and thus directly affecting companies’ revenue and ability to operate, with a potential “grexit” still looming.
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