Anek Lines’ EL VENIZELOS returns to the Piraeus-Crete service in June

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ANEK LINES is preparing the return of its cruise ferry EL. VENIZELOS on the Piraeus – Chania (Crete) line, after a two- year layup (25.04.2020) at Perama repair zone.

According to the Blue Star Ferries timetable, the ship is expected to replace BLUE GALAXY on June 30, 2023. The ferry is currently undergoing a significant refit.

She already had undergone a significant upgrade and renovation of her interior public spaces in 2019.

Photos: Anek Lines

Superfast I scrubber conversion

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SUPERFAST I is the latest of the Attica Group’s fleet to undergo scrubber conversion.

The ship has been at Perama Repair Zone since 28 February with the conversion now well underway. She will subsequently be dry docked for scheduled annual repairs until 28 April.

The large ro-pax will be out of service until 1 May when she will return to her daily service on the Patras – Igoumenitsa – Bari line.

Photos: Kostas Papadopoulos

Baleària’s new CAP DE BARBARIA is nearing completion at Armon Vigo, SA Shipyards.  The ferry will sail between Ibiza and Formentera this summer

Photo: Baleària

Scrubber Conversions Progress At Perama And Malta

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Fast is the progress on Corsica Linea’s A. NEPITA, which is undergoing her small scale conversion at the Perama Repair Zone. So far, she had her livery and flag changed (Cyprus), and her scrubber installed.

The large ship is on long-term charter from STENA LINE

There is more progress on the Attica Group’s scrubber conversions. SUPERFAST XI) is undergoing -in tandem- her dry docking (Perama) since May 21, while BLUE STAR PATMOS is in Palumbo Shipyards –out of the dry dock- and had her new enlarged funnel back in place. She is expected to be back mid-June.