February 18, 2021

Kerkyra Seaways’ New Flagship HERMES Debut At The Port Of Corfu

On February 13, 2021, the new flagship of Kerkyra Seaways, HERMES made her debut at the port of Corfu. She is the largest and the fastest ferry of the line and by the end of the month she will be introduced on the Igoumenitsa – Corfu run.

(Japan 1997 – 700 passengers – 150 cars – 18 knots)

Photo ship: www.arxipelagos.gr

The interior has been nicely refurbished by VDN – Ippokampos.

Grimaldi Lines’ CRUISE SARDEGNA Is Entering Service On Olbia – Livorno

CRUISE SARDEGNA, former CRUISE OLYMPIA of Minoan Lines, left the Palumbo shipyards in Malta on February 16. She had been there since February 7, in order to change livery and name. The large ship will enter service on the Livorno-Olbia line on 18 February.

Grendi Took Delivery Of Chartered Ro-Ro WEDELLSBORG

Grendi Trasporti Marittimi, shipping arm of the Grendi Group, took delivery this week of the ro-ro ship WEDELLSBORG. She is chartered for 12 months in replacement of SEVERINE, which was operated since February 2020.

This vessel, together with ROSA DEI VENTI –chartered for five years–, will cover three times a week the maritime services linking the Sardinian ports of Cagliari, Olbia and Porto Torres with Marina di Carrara on the Italian mainland.

White Flake Ferries

Athens and the port of Piraeus have been surprised by snow. This rare event has been captured by Christos Armenistis Chatzaras.

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