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Seajets Announced Line Passenger of the Year by Lloyd’s List

Greek ferry operator Seajets was announced Line Passenger of the Year at the 15th Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards held in Athens.

Hellenic Seaways Announces Start of Paros, Naxos, Santorini Ferry Route

Hellenic Seaways has launched ferry services from the port of Piraeus to Paros, Naxos and Santorini with the 'Nissos Samos'.

Greece’s Shipping Chamber Chief Sees Demise of Sector

The president of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping (NEE) expressed his concern over the dwindling numbers of Greek-owned ships at a special New Year’s ceremony held recently during which the Hellenic Coast Guard was awarded for its search and rescue efforts.
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Posidonia Forum And Exhibition Opens Today In Athens

The 2nd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum opened its doors today, 28 May, at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center with a line up of senior officials and key decision makers from the global cruising and yachting sectors.

2nd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum To Launch Next May

Following the success of the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum in 2011, the second forum to be held next year will widen the scope to address a greater range of marine tourism development issues.

Apostolos Ventouris

Today, the main issue that concerns islanders, travelers, tourists, those who live off tourism, professions related to shipping and especially our industry is whether passenger shipping will see the end of entrepreneurship and therefore the end of the country’s sea transport by...

HATTA Objects To Passenger ID Checks On Ships

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) recently expressed concern to the Greek Coast Guard in regards to plans to implement identity checks (check-in) of persons that board passenger ships.

A note by the publisher

Η Ελληνική Ναυτιλία κυριαρχούσε στον κόσμο από τους αρχαίους χρόνους. Η δε επιβατηγός ναυτιλία πέτυχε, εντός των πλαισίων της ελεύθερης οικονομίας στις γραμμές της Αδριατικής, να εξελιχθεί σε αμιγώς Ελληνική. Πρόσφατα, δελτία τύπου φορέων και εμπλεκομένων στην επιβατηγό ναυτιλί...