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Marine Tours Celebrates 40 Years of Inspiring and Empowering Travel

Marine Tours, a Greek company offering travel services to the shipping and corporate industry, recently celebrated its 40th anniversary since its establishment in 1980.

Lufthansa: New Direct Route from Thessaloniki to Munich for Winter 2020

Lufthansa has announced the launch of a new direct route connecting Thessaloniki with Munich for winter 2020.

ANEK Lines Presents its Ferry Services at Germany’s CMT Holiday Exhibition

ANEK Lines presented its ferry services, itineraries and fleet at the CMT international fair held in Stuttgart, Germany.

Deloitte Study Highlights Greek Shipping Sector’s Impact

The importance of the Greek shipping fleet in terms of contribution to the Greek economy was the focus of a Deloitte study presented in Athens.

ANEK Lines Supports Crete’s Young Athletes

Greek passenger shipping company ANEK Lines recently hosted a conference titled, "Supporting Young Athletes: Exercise, Psychology and Nutrition", in its Chania conference center.

Greek Shipping Ministry Approves Routes for Two Ferry Operators

The Greek Shipping Ministry has given the green light to two coastal ferry companies to operate certain routes to the Greek islands.

Greek Ferry Operators Increase Fares by 6%

Greek ferry operators increased fares by 6 percent citing higher fuel costs due to the implementation of IMO 2020.

Greek Ferry Fares Set to Rise in View of IMO 2020

Greek ferry fares may increase by as much as 10 percent in view of rising fuel costs following the implementation of IMO 2020.

Minoan Lines’ Successful Performance Makes it a ‘True Leader’

Greek passenger shipping company Minoan Lines has, once again, been announced a “True Leader” at ICAP Group’s annual awards.

Seajets’ High-speed ‘World Champion Jet’ Named Ship of the Year by Lloyd’s List

Seajets’ “World Champion Jet” was announced “Ship of the Year” at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019.

Five Greek Mariners Join Celebrity Cruises’ 1st All-female Crew

Five professionals from Greece, will be joining an entirely female bridge and officer team on the “Celebrity Edge” which sails away on March 8, 2020 demonstrating Celebrity Cruises’ commitment to #BRIDGEthegap.

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.

Travelport Renews Agreement with Greece’s Marine Tours

Travelport has renewed its long-term agreement with Marine Tours, one of the leading travel management companies in Greece.

Smaller Players Take Lead in Greek Coastal Shipping Market, Says XRTC

Smaller Greek shipping companies currently control 62 percent of all coastal transport needs, according to an XRTC Business Consultants report.

XRTC: Greek Coastal Shipping Fleet Getting Old

Greece’s coastal shipping fleet is getting older with the average age of its vessels at 26 years, requiring investments for renewal, according to an XRTC report.

Greek Shipping Needs Stronger Regulation to Remain on Top – Report

In order to retain its leading global position, Greece's shipping sector is calling for stronger regulation.

Shipping Chamber Chief: Strong Benefits for Thessaloniki from Homeporting

Thessaloniki tourism professionals as well as the local economy stand to gain if the northern city port can attract homeporting activity.

5th Greek Maritime Golf Event at Costa Navarino Deemed a Success

The 5th Greek Maritime Golf Event held at Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese, was deemed a success, presenting two golf games and many events for the global shipping industry.