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Grimaldi Agrees to Sell Hellenic Seaways Shares to Attica Group

Attica Group reached an agreement with Minoan Lines, owned by Grimaldi Group, to acquire its 48.53 percent stake in Hellenic Seaways.

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.

Attica Group to Acquire 50.3 Percent of Hellenic Seaways

Attica Group has reached a tentative agreement to acquire the majority of stakes, 50.3 percent, of Hellenic Seaways for 30.61 million euros.

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.

Lloyd’s List: Minoan Lines Honored with Passenger Line of the Year 2016 Award

Minoan Lines was honored with the “Passenger Line of the Year” award at Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2016 held recently in Athens.

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.

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.

Grimaldi Group Further Strengthens Italy-Greece Connections

Naples-based Grimaldi Group will boost its Italy-Greece service by resuming the connection between Ravenna, Igoumenitsa and Patras, with extension to Trieste.

Igoumenitsa Port in Greece Ranked ‘Strategic’ by Grimaldi Group

The connections offered by the Egnatia Highway in northern Greece are considered a strong incentive for activity at the port of Igoumenitsa, according to Italy's Grimaldi Group. Igoumenitsa is a coastal city in northwestern Greece.

Grimaldi Enhances Brindisi-Igoumenitsa Service and Targets Corfu in Summer 2015

The maritime services of the Grimaldi Group between Italy and Greece will be enhanced next summer with the launch of a new line, according to a recent announcement.

Minoan Lines Expands Activities In Greece

Greek company Minoan Lines will undertake the official port and commercial agency of cargo vessels (Ro-Ro & Pure Car and Truck Carriers) owned or chartered by the Grimaldi Group and calling at the port of Piraeus as of 1 February 2014.

Grimaldi Launches New Maritime Service Between Italy and Greece

As of 19 December 2013 the new maritime service of Grimaldi Group will be launched between the ports of Ravenna, Igoumenitsa and Patras.

Minoan Lines To Connect Trieste With Greece

A new maritime service will be launched between the ports of Trieste – Ancona – Igoumenitsa and Patras as of December 2012, according to an announcement made by Minoan Lines, member of the Grimaldi Group.

Superfast Ferry Sold to Italian Group

Attica Enterprises announced last month that Atlantic Navigazione of Grimaldi Group, Napoli, has entered into an agreement with its wholly owned subsidiary Superfast Ferries to acquire the fast ferry Superfast I.

Closer Ties Expected Between Ferry And Cruise Lines

New strategic partner agreements, even with European cruise and ferry companies, are expected to see the light of day in the near future, according to high ranking executives of Greece's major ferry lines. And Greek ferry companies may play a major role in implementing such deals.