Last week, Levante Ferries’ executives travelled to Turkey to meet with executives of the UKAT as well as the Transporters and International Carriers Association and speed up the procedures for the restart of the Thessaloniki-Smyrna line that slowed down due to the pandemic.
Both sides discussed about the line, while relevant trade agreements were concluded. The new connection will start next April with the fully renovated ship SMYRNA.
However, the company plans to launch a second ship with a similar capacity in order to meet with the needs of the line. Turkish representatives estimate that the new line will attract at least 1,000 vehicles per month fro
Source: Christos Chatzaras