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Greece sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases in weeks

Greece sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases in weeks

Greece reported 121 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, of which 12 are from incoming travellers. Geographical distribution of new cases: 5 were identified after checks at the country’s…

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Greece makes face masks compulsory on ferry decks

Greece reported 77 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, of which 10 are from incoming travellers. Geographical distribution of new cases: 28 in Attica 7 in Thessaloniki 9 in…

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Blue Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways introduce E-Tickets

Building the new digital age in Greek ferry services, Blue Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways, have introduced a new e-ticket/boarding pass application on domestic routes. According to the announcement, the goal of this new app…

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Know the new rules for ferry travel in Greece

A protocol of 21 pages containing safety rules and standards for the seamless operation of coastal shipping vessels in Greece after the gradual lifting of the measures taken to curb the Covid-19…

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Ferry crashes into port in Santorini

Passenger ferry Olympus, operated by Sea Speed Ferries, crashed into Athinios Port (Santorini) during mooring operations on Sunday. No injuries were reported. The ship, carrying 17 passengers, 7 vehicles, 9 trucks and…

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Greek students successfully repatriated from Italy by ferry

The Greek government successfully repatriated 250 Greek nationals from Italy on Sunday, the majority of which were university students. In a joint operation carried out by the Greek Foreign Ministry, the Greek…

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Disability friendly ferries from 2019

Shipping and Island Policy Minister Fotis Kouvelis announced that passenger vessels will need to become disability friendly from next year. Kouvelis said that shipping companies must make their vessels accessible and safe…

New ferry service linking Ionian Islands sets sail 9

New ferry service linking Ionian Islands sets sail

The new ferry service, which for the first time is linking the Ionian Islands in Greece, launched this week! The ferry line now connects Corfu with Paxi, Lefkada, Ithaki, Kefalonia and Zakynthos and all…

Bomb prank on Santorini ferry follows real threat near Larisa 10

Bomb prank on Santorini ferry follows real threat near Larisa

Greek police authorities on Thursday received a prank call about an explosive device allegedly placed inside a ferry en route to Santorini from Pireaus. The prank call left many passengers stranded in…