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ANEK Lines Holds ‘Autumn Bicycle Round 2018’ on Crete

Cycling enthusiasts and athletes of all ages participated in the Autumn Bicycle Round 2018, recently held by Greek passenger shipping company ANEK Lines.

Minoan Lines Promotes Chania-Piraeus Route through Digital Campaign

Greek coastal shipping company Minoan Lines has launched a digital campaign to promote its new Chania-Piraeus-Chania route.

Minoan Lines Inaugurates New Piraeus-Chania Ferry Route

Minoan Lines inaugurated its new Piraeus-Chania route, served by the Mykonos Palace Cruise Ferry, during a special ceremony at the port of Souda on Crete.

ANEK Lines: Piraeus-Chania Route Served by Elyros Ferry

The Elyros ferry, of Cretan passenger shipping company ANEK Lines, is now serving the Piraeus-Chania route with daily departures from both destinations.

Kountoura Discusses Tourism Promotion of Hydra with Island’s Mayor

Ways of further promoting Hydra as a destination to foreign markets were discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and the island’s mayor, Georgios Koukoudakis.

Power Restored on Hydra after Major Blackout

Power has been restored on the island of Hydra in the Saronic Gulf, the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator – DEDDHE announced on Monday.

Free Entrance to ‘Mykonos Palace’ Official Inauguration Ceremony on Crete

Minoan Lines on September 16 will hold the official inauguration ceremony of its Mykonos Palace ferry at the port of Souda on Crete with free admission.

Greece Prepares to Open Tender for Biggest Piraeus Port Project

Greece is preparing to tender off the largest project to be carried out at Piraeus port to accommodate larger cruise ships.

Petition Launched to Reinstate Ferry Link Between Greece and Cyprus

An online campaign calling for the reinstatement of a ferry service connecting Piraeus in Greece with Limassol in Cyprus, has thus far gathered over 11,400 signatures.

Minoan’s ‘Mykonos Palace’ Now Serving Chania-Piraeus

The Chania-Piraeus route, now handled by Minoan Lines’ “Mykonos Palace”, was inaugurated on Monday, during a special event at Souda Bay on Crete.

Chios to Host 1st ‘Shipping Decision Makers Weekend’ in September

The island of Chios in September will host the 1st Shipping Decision Makers Weekend, which will be held on the occasion of the 18th Navigator Forum.

Chios Forum Explores Future of European Port Policy

European port policy was the focus of the two-day Jean Monnet symposium, which was recently held on the Aegean island of Chios.

Hostelbay Launches ‘Island Pass’ for Travelers in Greece

Hostelbay, in collaboration with shipping company Hellenic Seaways, has launched the “Greek Island Pass”, aiming to provide its customers with the best island hopping experience.

Greece’s Trainose Now Accepting Payments by PayPal

Aiming to facilitate travelers when purchasing tickets online, Greek railway company Trainose has entered into a collaboration with PayPal, an online payment system.

Piraeus Port Upgrade Master Plan Awaits Approval

The Piraeus Port Authority is waiting for the approval of its master plan, which aims to transform Piraeus into a Mediterranean home porting hub.

Quality Transport Infrastructure to Lure Property Investors to Athens

Enhanced transport infrastructure across Attica and in Athens is set to stimulate the interest of foreign buyers seeking to invest in property, according real estate broker Tranio.

Piraeus Port Authority Working to Slash Carbon Emissions

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) is taking measures to reduce its carbon footprint by effectively reducing its emissions.

Tourism to Milos Set to Soar with Cruise Stops, New Routes 

Some 28 cruise ships are set to approach Milos by October 17, according to the Municipal Port Fund, with new ferry links making the island even more accessible.

Piraeus Port Authority Deputy CEO Li Jianchun Steps Down

Li Jianchun has resigned as Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) Deputy CEO and will take up another position in Cosco Shipping.

Rhodes Marathon Sold Out with Runners from 30 Countries

More than 2,700 runners from 30 countries will participate in the 5th International Rhodes Marathon, scheduled to take place on April 29.