June 10, 2021

Italian shipowners’ association Assarmatori, together with the association of the small municipalities located on the islands, asked the Italian government to remove the 50% passenger capacity.

It limits tourism and negatively impacts the revenues of the companies involved in the business. They argue that air and rail transport modes are not limited with the same conditions.

They also underline that all the safety protocols aimed at reducing the spreading of Covid-19 would remain, before embarking and during the journey at sea.