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Ferry Travel: Greek Seamen Announce 48-hour Strike for February 8-9

Ferries will stay docked at ports across Greece during February 8-9 after the Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) announced a 48-hour strike.

Attica Group’s AERO Highspeed Vessels Voted ‘Ships of the Year’

Attica Group’s three new AERO highspeed vessels were voted as "Ships of the Year" at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2022.

November 9 Strike in Greece to Affect Public Transport, Ferry Services

Public transport and ferry travel in Greece will see disruption on Wednesday, November 9, due to a 24-hour general strike called by private and public sector worker unions.

Attica Group Inaugurates its 3 New AERO Highspeed Vessels

Attica Group officially welcomed the delivery of its three new state-of-the-art vessels - AERO Highspeed 1, AERO Highspeed 2 and AERO Highspeed 3 - at the port of Piraeus.

May 1 Strike in Greece to Keep Ferries Docked at Ports

Ferries in Greece are to remain docked at ports for 24 hours on Sunday, May 1, as the Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) will hold a 24-hour strike to mark Labor Day.

Covid-19: How the Unvaccinated in Greece Can Travel by Land, Air, Sea – Rules

Unvaccinated people in Greece must now have a negative Covid-19 rapid antigen test result to travel between regions on airplanes, ferries, trains and buses.

Greece to Improve Ferry Transport and Island Port Infrastructure with €1bn in Funds

The Greek Shipping Ministry will use €1 billion in funds to improve the service of ferry connections and cover projects to upgrade island port infrastructure.

Strict Checks on Ferry Travel Documents in Greece will Continue, Says Minister

The Greek authorities are carrying out stricter controls to check travellers’ compulsory travel documents before they board ferries at the country’s ports.

Covid-19: Rules for Ferry Travel to the Greek Islands from the Mainland and Vice Versa

Information on the documents needed to travel from the Greek mainland to the islands and vice versa.

Ferry Travel: Coast Guard to Check Passenger Documents at Greek Ports

Officers of the Hellenic Coast Guard as of July 15 will be in charge of checking the documents of travelers at ports before they board ferries to travel in Greece.

Greece Opens to Tourists: Entry Requirements, Who Can Come, Rules to Follow

Greece opened its borders by air, sea and road to travelers on May 14, under specific entry requirements and rules.

Greece: Medea Weather System Causes Disruption to Ferry Travel

Ferry travel in Greece is facing disruption due to snow and strong winds brought by the weather system dubbed “Medea”.

Greek Coast Guard Steps Up Checks on Ferries and Travelers

The Hellenic Coast Guard is stepping up checks on ferries and passengers to ensure that safety protocols against Covid-19 are being followed.

Covid-19: Greek Shipping Minister Says Safety at Sea Effective

Safety at sea has been effective thanks to the implementation of Covid-19 health protocols, according to Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis.

Covid-19: Masks Now Mandatory Outdoors on Greek Ferries

Passengers traveling on Greek ferries will be required by law to wear masks inside and outdoors through to August 18.

Ferries in Greece are Now Allowed to Carry More Passengers

Greek coastal shipping vessels are now allowed to transfer more passengers on their routes in Greece, according to a government decision.

Covid-19: Passenger Capacity Limit to Remain for Greek Ferries

Despite high demand for ferry travel, Greek coastal shipping vessels will continue traveling with less passengers and not add more capacity to its routes.

Minister: Covid-19 Checks Continue on Board Greek Ferries

Greek coast guard officials will continue coronavirus screening on board all ferries during the entire summer period.

Greece Allows More Passengers to Travel on Ferries post-Covid-19

Greek coastal shipping vessels will now be able to transfer more passengers during their routes in Greece, the Maritime Ministry has announced.

Greece Opens Island Travel, Restaurants: Stage 4 of Easing Covid-19 Restrictions

With the reopening of island travel and restaurants, Greece has entered the fourth stage of easing its restrictive Covid-19 measures.
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