Tag: Ferry

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Greek Ferry Crashes into Rafina Port

Panos - Jul 30, 2018

A ferry carrying 255 passengers crashed into the port of Rafina, east of Athens, on Monday morning as it was setting sail towards the Cyclades. The “Flyingcat…

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Islanders seeking ways to bypass ferry strike

Sokratis - Dec 10, 2016

The disruptions caused by the extended strike by Greek seamen was overcome on Friday by farmers on Naxos who used fishing boats to transport supplies including dairy…

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Ferry returns to Piraeus after crashing into pier during departure

Sokratis - May 28, 2016

A ferry boat heading to the eastern Aegean islands of Chios and Lesvos was forced to return to Piraeus on Friday night for a technical inspection after…

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Rise in ferry passenger traffic for Easter break

Sokratis - Apr 30, 2016

The number of people leaving Athens by ferry for the Orthodox Easter break is slightly up on last year, according to authorities. There was a rise of…

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Ferry services gradually being restored as winds weaken

makis - Jan 07, 2016

Ferry services are gradually being restored on Thursday as northerly winds are weakening. Earlier in the day, ferries remained docked in the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and…