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Minoan Lines Posts Robust Profit in H1 2018

Greek coastal shipping company Minoan Lines posted robust net after-tax profit for the first half of 2018 at 1.9 million euros, with turnover at 35.9 million euros.

Grimaldi to Appeal to EU Competition Authority Over Hellenic Seaways Deal

Grimaldi Group plans to file a complaint to the EC's DG for Competition over the deal between Attica Group and Hellenic Seaways.

No Sail for Rafina Ferries Due to Greek Seamen’s Strike 

Greece's Sailor Association (PENEN) announced on Tuesday a series of 24-hour “warning" strikes which will keep ferries docked at the port of Rafina. 

Minoan Lines Shines, Collects Awards for Community Support & More

Passenger ferry company Minoan Lines is moving full speed ahead into the summer season picking up a number of awards on its way.

Minoan Lines’ Net Profits on the Rise

Greek ferry operator Minoan Lines recorded improved net profits by 3 million euros to the tune of 20.7 million euros in 2016.

Minoan Lines MD Says Focus Now on Greece

The focus of Minoan Lines is now on Greece, its managing director Antonis Maniadakis said following the announcement that the company had exited the Adriatic service.

Minoan Lines Stops Adriatic Service After 35 Years

Grimaldi Group company Minoan Lines announced that it will stop serving the Patra-Ancona route after 35 years, limiting its operations exclusively to the Greek domestic market.

ANEK Lines Supports Actions for Greek Coastal Shipping Upgrade

ANEK Lines expressed its support to actions and initiatives that will improve and strengthen the future of coastal shipping in Greece during an event on “Designing the Coastal Shipping Network” held recently at the company’s conference center in Chania, Crete.

‘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.

ICAP: Greece’s Passenger Shipping Market Shrinking

Greece’s passenger shipping market is lagging behind, according to the latest research findings released by the Economic Research & Sectorial Studies department of consultants ICAP Group.

Minoan Lines Sees First Half 2016 Profits Surge

Greek ferry operator Minoan Lines recorded improved net profits to the tune of 12.2 million euros in the first half of 2016 up by 6.4 million euros compared to the same period last year.

Greece’s Summer Ferry Traffic Gains Momentum

Ferry traffic to the Greek islands has picked up pace by 6.9 percent in peak season (June 1-August 18) compared to the same period last year, according to Shipping and Island Policy ministry data.

Superfast Ferries Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Destinations

Attica Group announced last week that it is planning to include two new ships to its fleet while its subsidiary Superfast Ferries celebrates two very active decades sailing Greek and Italian waters with the addition of new destinations in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and...

Cheaper Fares for Ferries Sailing Greek Waters

The shipping ministry this week made readjustments to the maximum allowable pricing of ferry tickets applicable to some ferry services in Greece.

Attica Group Welcomes the ‘Blue Galaxy’ to its Crete Itinerary

As part of its fleet expansion program, Attica Group announced on Wednesday, that its subsidiary Blue Star Ferries received the Blue Galaxy under a long-term charter agreement (bareboat) from Hellas 2 Leasing.