Crush and pandemonium in the port of Piraeus: vacationers massively rushed to the islands

Here comes the first summer when measures to combat the pandemic were practically canceled. Taking advantage of this, all those who were supposed to leave hurried to Piraeus to get away from the stuffy metropolis, “to nature.” In the port of Piraeus today, on Saturday, July 16, literally “there was nowhere for the apple to […]

Greece-Turkey ferry service resumes

The Greek authorities have announced the resumption of the ferry service of the Greek islands located in the northern part of the Aegean Sea with Turkish ports. It is reported that the first such route will be launched on March 23 from the island of Chios to Chesma. From Mytilini (Lesvos) to Ayvalik, the first […]

Expert: vacationers will bring "problem"

The government and the committee of epidemiologists talk about the criticality of the situation and argue that in the next ten days it is necessary to turn the tide in the battle against the pandemic. The main problem is the return of tourists in August from vacations home. The number of new infections associated with […]

The crew of the ferry identified 7 cases of covid. Flight canceled

COVID19 tests were carried out among 29 crew members of the Proteus passenger ferry, and as a result 7 positive cases were identified. According to Taxydromos, this maritime means of communication did not make the morning flight to Sporades today. According to a briefing by Port Chief Vasiliki Constant, the vessel had to follow the […]

More than 12,000 travelers stuck: return from islands with mandatory self-check

As the Minister of Shipping Yannis Plakiotakis said in an interview with SKAI channel, the control over passengers will continue to be thorough, strict and will last all summer. Among other things, the minister said that more than 12,000 people have not been allowed to board the ferry since the port was taken under control. […]

The captain of the ferry, on board of which there were 87, was arrested "superfluous" passengers

The captain of a high-speed ferry that ran from Skiathos to Thessaloniki yesterday afternoon was arrested after it was discovered that he was carrying too many passengers, in violation of restrictive measures against coronavirus. According to sources in the Ministry of Merchant Shipping (Υπουργείου Εμπορικής Ναυτιλίας), he carried a total of 734 passengers, which is […]