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Greek Ferry Battles Huge Waves in the Aegean (video)

A Greek ferry battled with the waves on Sunday while approaching the port of the island of Naxos, as gale force winds of up to 8 Beaufort swept the Aegean. The captain of "Paros Jet" stabilized the vessel carrying hundreds...

New Ferry Service Connects Mainland Greece with Turkey (video)

Ferry services between Smyrna's (Izmir) Cesme district and the Lavrio port, near Athens began Sunday with a special ceremony at the Turkish Port. It is the first time that the Turkish and Greek mainlands will be connected by ferry, something...

Turkish Company Launches Ferry Services Between Athens and Izmir

Ferryboat services between the Greek coastal town of Lavrion, near Athens, and Cesme, near Turkey's Izmir, will begin as of June 2, 2019, according to the Turkish shipping company which will operate along the route. Turkish newspaper the Daily Sabah reports...

Greek Ferry Battles Huge Waves Between Italy and Greece (video)

Dramatic footage has emerged from a video of a Greek ferry fighting gale-force winds on its way from Venice, Italy to Patras, Greece. Christophoros Skamangas, the captain of the ferry ''Asterion II'' who is from the island of Syros, bravely battled the...

Brexit Prompts Britain to Consider Registering Ferry Fleets in Cyprus

British ferry operators have been showing a great deal of interest lately in registering their vessels under the flag of Cyprus, Greek Deputy Minister of Shipping Natasa Pilides stated on Wednesday. P&O Ferries was the first large-scale British ferry operator which...

Efforts Ongoing to Dislodge Ferry Run Aground in Santorini (video)

Greek crews are working to dislodge a ferry that ran aground on an islet near Santorini last week. The "Nearchos" ferry struck rocks near the island's volcano on Saturday. There were no injuries to the 13 crew and five passengers...

The Cause of Fire on 'Eleftherios Venizelos' Ferry

According to an article in the Greek newspaper Ethnos tis Kyriakis, the reason why Eleftherios Venizelos ferry was set on fire, a few weeks ago, was a short-circuit in a motor of a truck that was parked inside the ferry's...

Fire And Destruction Inside Greece's Burnt Ferry (photos)

The thick smoke in Greece's Eleftherios Venizelos Ferry that caught fire in the middle of the sea is still visible in new emerging images from the port of Piraeus, after the fire fighters managed to get deeper into the...

The Greek Ferry's Fire Still Burning (photos)

The fire fighters in the port of Piraeus are still struggling to completely extinguish a fire that started in the early hours of Wednesday local time, forcing the vessel El Venizelos to be evacuated. Despite the fact that some of...

Greek Ferry Returns to Port After Fire on Board (video)

Hundreds of passengers were safely evacuated early Wednesday from a Greek ferry after a fire broke out in the car deck. The Eleftherios Venizelos, originally bound for Hania, Crete, returned to the port of Piraeus shortly after 0100 GMT, the...