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Greece to Italy Ferry Route Reopens

As Greece opens its borders to international tourists, various ferry routes between the country and Italy have also been reestablished amidst the coronavirus pandemic. On...

Travel Ban for All Greek Islands Lifted

Travel to and from all of the Greek islands is now allowed as of Monday morning after the long coronavirus lockdown. Until now, citizens...

Ferry Passengers in Greece Obliged to Fill Out Questionnaire

Passengers traveling on ferries must hand in a filled-out questionnaire when they board the ship more than half an hour away from embarkation time,...

Greek Passenger Ferries to Resume Nationwide Service May 18

In one more sign of the country returning to normalcy, passenger ferry service will resume throughout Greece on Monday, May 18. However, new guidelines include...

Greece Bans Ferry Travel to Islands to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

Greece has toughened its response to people who have ignored warnings to stay at home during the coronavirus outbreak, announcing that only islanders will...

Greece Shuts Borders, Suspends Ferry Travel to Italy to Contain Coronavirus

The Greek government announced on Sunday that it is closing off the country's borders with Albania and North Macedonia and suspending ferry services with...

How to Boost Greek Tourism by Improving Ferry Travel and Ports

By Andrew Tzembelicos With recent news that the Greek government has committed to six new, broad tourism-related objectives, we see that there are some enhancements...

Greek Ferries to Remain Docked on Wednesday Due to Industrial Action

The Hellenic Seamens' Federation (PNO) has declared a 24-hour strike on July 3 amid a labor dispute with passenger shipping operators. Greek islands will be...

Gale-Force Winds Curtail Greek Ferry Services

Passenger ferries remained docked in ports around Greece on Thursday, cutting off connections between the islands and the mainland. As a new cold front swept...

Greek Ferries Mull Fare Increase

An increase in fuel prices has significantly burdened shipping companies, creating pressures  to increase ferry ticket prices, according to Mihalis Sakellis, chairman of the...

Greek Ferries to be Made Accessible to Disabled Travelers by May 2019

Shipping companies must make their vessels accessible and safe for people with disabilities by May 1, 2019, according to a memorandum signed on Wednesday...

Greek Seamen End Strike

The federation of Greek Seamen (PNO) decided to suspend the strike with immediate effect on Tuesday bringing a sigh of relief to thousands of...

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