Cautious UK Holidaymakers Hold Off On Overseas Trips Until Autumn

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…the lack of bookings over the summer leaves tour operators and travel companies in a perilous position. Brittany Ferries head of communications, Nigel Wanncott, said new bookings for summer 2021 are already 50% down on pre-Covid years, and those who have booked in advance are starting to cancel. “We’ve already written off spring. Now people who have booked for summer are beginning to wobble – it’s not an exodus yet but we are worried. A disastrous summer where people are discouraged from travelling would put us in a serious situation.


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From February 9 to February 28, SeaJet’s HSC POWER JET will operate in the Cyclades, performing 6 subsidised sailings per week.

3x Piraeus-Syros-Mykonos-Naxos-Santorini line.

3x Piraeus-Serifos-Sifnos-Milos line.

Godby Shipping’s MISTRAL time-charter contract with Smyril has been extended and is now valid until end June 2021. In addition to this, Smyril has further options to extend the contract until end 2022.

Fosen Yard and Elpro have signed the contract which makes Elpro responsible for the installation of electrical equipment for the Siem Group passenger ferry, provisionally called Newbuild 93 (ex HONFLEUR, Flensburg, Brittany Ferries)

On 10 February 2021 the Port Authority of Elefsina declared a new open tender (01/2021) for the sale and removal of the ship THEOFILOS (1974), which is laid up at Elefsis bay since 2018.

The deadline for offers is March 2, while the starting price is EUR 778,619.92 plus VAT.
In October 2019, a previous open tender for her removal was suspended – by the Port Authority of Elefsina – and she was awarded to ANEN LINES for EUR 380,000.