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First Cyprus-Greece Ferry in 22 Years Could Start Service in June

The first Cyprus-Greece passenger ferry line will kick off as early as June from Limassol port 22 years after it was abandoned, Cyprus daily Phileleftheros reported on Tuesday. The preferred bidder to operate the once very popular ferry line will...

Four People Found Dead After Ferry Fire in Greece

Search and rescue teams have discovered the bodies of two men on the ferry headed from Greece to Italy, six days after it caught on fire. The bodies of two men were the third and fourth to be discovered on...

Hopes Fade for Ten Missing People in Greece After Fire on Ferry

Hopes are fading for the ten people who remain missing five days after a fire scorched a ferry that had been traveling from Greece to Italy. Firefighters are still fighting to put out the blaze on the Euroferry Olympia, which...

Greece Confirms First Casualty on Fire-Stricken Ferry

Rescue teams in Greece recovered the body of a man on the “Euroferry Olympia”, the first confirmed casualty of the devasting fire that enveloped the ferry off Corfu in the early hours of Friday. The emergency services are trying to find...

Ferry Passenger Found Alive 48 Hours After Devasting Fire in Greece

A passenger of “Euroferry Olympia” was found alive on Sunday morning more than 48 hours since the devasting fire enveloped the ferry off Corfu, Greece. Members of the Fire Service’s special Disaster Management Unit were able to locate the man...

Rescue Efforts Continue for 12 Missing in Greece Ferry Fire

Rescue efforts continue in Greece on Saturday for 12 people missing - among them 3 Greek nationals -from the fire that engulfed a ferry in the early hours of Friday off the island of Corfu. Late on Friday rescuers descended...

New Covid-19 Measures for Ferry Travel in Greece

In the wake of increased transmission of Covid-19 in the country due to Omicron, Greece has announced new measures for traveling by ferry on Wednesday. According to the new rules, which apply to ferries on all routes, the unvaccinated must...

Prospective Greece-Cyprus Ferry Service Receives No Bidders

There is no interest in reviving a Greece-Cyprus ferry service at the present time, despite some initial statements on behalf of several companies when the idea was floated in February of 2020, according to a statement issued on Friday...

Dramatic Scenes as Greek Ferry Saves 4-Year-Old Adrift at Sea

A passing Greek ferry rescued a small child that was floating adrift in the open sea near the port of Rio, east of the city of Patras, on Monday. "She was in a state of shock. She was clinging on...

Greece Records 150 New Coronavirus Cases; New School Year to Begin September 7

It was announced on Monday that 150 new cases of the coronavirus were diagnosed in the country in the last 24 hours, and two Greek citizens have succumbed with the virus in the last day. Only seven of the 150...