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Lloyd’s List: Michael Sakellis Named ‘Greek Shipping Newsmaker of the Year’

Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships President Michael Sakellis was honored with the title of “Greek Shipping Newsmaker of the Year” at the Lloyd’s List Awards 2020.

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.

Greece’s Glyfada Maritime Golf Event 2020 Puts Safety First

The 1st Glyfada Maritime Golf Event recently took place in the area of Glyfada in Athens under strict measures, taking under consideration Greece's Covid-19 health protocols.

YES Forum to Hold Open E-dialogue with Young Shipping Executives

The YES Forum on September 24 will hold an open e-dialogue on sustainable development with representatives of the young generation of shipping.

Hybrid Events Gaining Ground, Vital for Greek Tourism Recovery

Hybrid events combining live participation and a virtual component are gaining ground and set to become the next big thing in MICE events.

XRTC: Greek Coastal Shipping Sector Sailing Uncharted Waters

Greece’s coastal shipping industry needs to find ways to remain above water as it faces the unprecedented challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to XRTC Business Consultants.

«Global Young Shipping Forum: WHAT NOW?» από το YES Forum

Το YES Forum σε συνεργασία με οργανισμούς νέων από τη ναυτιλία διαφόρων χωρών διοργανώνουν το "GLOBAL YOUNG SHIPPING FORUM: WHAT NOW?" την Παρασκευή 5 Ιουνίου.

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.