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South Aegean Region Waterway Network Closer to Implementation

The South Aegean Region is moving ahead with the implementation of a waterway network with the launch of procedures for 20 waterways on 19 islands.

Loutraki Conference Underlines Importance of Waterway Network for Greece

The importance of seaplanes for travel in Greece topped the agenda of the first conference on waterways held in Loutraki recently.

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.

Lefkada, Meganissi Waterways Documentation Submitted

Waterways company Water Airports SA has submitted to the transport ministry the relevant documentation for the management of waterways on Lefkada and Meganissi.

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.

Kythira Ferry Link on the Back Burner

A ferry link connecting the island of Kythira with Piraeus appears to be on hold after the tender launched by the shipping ministry remained fruitless. 

‘Vitsentzos Kornaros’ Ferry Serving Kythira Out of Order

The "Vitsentzos Kornaros" ship serving the Piraeus-Kythira, Antikythira and Kissamos route will remain in port until June 30 due to mechanical failure.

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.

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.

New Shipping Minister Vows to Get Greek Waterways Out of the Rut

Newly appointed Shipping and Island Policy Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis has set speeding up the licensing procedures for Greece’s pending waterway network as a leading priority upon taking office earlier this month.

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.

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.

Minoan Lines Sees Upturn in Q1 Net Profit

Greek ferry operator Minoan Lines recorded a 4 percent increase in net profit in the first quarter of 2016, a 68.3 percent rise compared to the same period in 2015.