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Greece-Cyprus Ferry Link Project on Track After Bidding Opens

Bidding is now open for a ferry service that will link Greece with Cyprus possibly as of May 2021, the Cypriot Deputy Ministry of Shipping announced.

Greek Coastal Shipping Companies to Receive Extra €20m as Support

An additional 20 million euros will be given to support Greek coastal shipping companies that have been hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Shipping Ministry.

Greek Consumers Group Issues Guidelines for Canceled Trips Due to Covid-19 Lockdown

Greece's Union for Working Consumers (EEKE) informs the public on their options in case they are forced to cancel a planned trip as a result of Covid-19 restrictions.

Greece – Cyprus Ferry Link Expected to Launch by Summer 2021

A passenger ferry service between mainland Greece and Cyprus may be ready to launch by the summer of 2021, Cypriot Deputy Shipping Minister Vasilios Demetriades said.

Travel in the post-Covid-19 Era – EU Guidelines

The European Commission has issued guidelines for member states on the progressive restoration of transport services and connectivity in the post-Covid-19 period.

Minoan Lines Christens New Kydon Palace Ferry

Minoan Lines christened its new cruise ferry, Kydon Palace, at the port of Souda in Chania, Crete.

Greece Revises its Remote Island Transport Policy

The budget for remote island transport services in Greece has increased by 45 percent, Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis announced.

Zante Ferries Takes Over Samothrace- Alexandroupolis Route Until October 31

Zante Ferries will operate the ferry route connecting the Greek island of Samothrace with Alexandroupolis in northern Greece, until October 31.

Greek Gov’t Examines Funding Increase for Remote Island Ferry Services

The Greek Shipping Ministry is looking into ways to boost funding for remote island ferry services and ship lease, following problems on the Samothrace – Alexandroupolis route.

Seajets Returns to Samothrace – Alexandroupolis Route

Seajets’ Andros Jet catamaran on Monday, September 9, resumed services on the Samothrace - Alexandroupolis ferry route.

Fast Ferries Welcomes New High-speed Passenger Ship to Fleet

Greek ferry operator Fast Ferries has added the “Thunder”, a new high-speed passenger ship to its fleet, which now includes four vessels.

ANEK Lines Upgrades Wifi Service on its Ferries

ANEK Lines has launched its new “Wifi on Board” service, aiming to offer an upgraded Internet browsing experience to its passengers.

Piraeus Port Welcomes Newly-built Cruise Ships

The Piraeus port recently welcomed two of the largest cruise ships in the world: Royal Caribbean's "Spectrum of the Seas" and Ponant's "Bougainville".

Golden Star Ferries, Fast Ferries to Operate Rafina-Cyclades Islands Route

Golden Star Ferries and Fast Ferries announced that their Golden Express high-speed ferry will be connecting the port of Rafina with the Cyclades Islands for summer 2019.

Santorini’s Caldera Yachting Wins ‘Best in Luxury’ Award at WTM London 2018

Caldera Yachting received the silver award in the “Best in Luxury” category at the 2018 International Travel and Tourism Awards, which was held at WTM London.

Seajets Adds High-speed ‘World Champion Jet’ to its Fleet

Greek ferry operator Seajets has added the “World Champion Jet” to its fleet, a passenger ship that has been included in the Guinness Book of World Records for its high speed.

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.

Greek Ferries Amend Itineraries Due to Seamen’s Strike on May 30

Greek ferry companies will amend their itineraries on the domestic and Adriatic lines due to a 24-hour strike called by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation for May 30.

Attica Region Promotes Sea Travel in East Med Yacht Show 2018

Attica's unique coastline and high-quality services offered for sea travel will be promoted during the 17th East Med Yacht Show 2018.

EU Prepares to Change Ship Passenger Registration Process

A European Parliament Committee for Transport and Tourism on February 27 will explore ways to modernize the legislation on the registration of persons traveling within the EU.
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