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Title: Inter Ionian Islands ferry
Post by: Maik on Thursday, 07 December, 2017 @ 17:37:10
New ferry service linking Ionian islands to start as of March 2018, says shipping minister

A new ferry line linking the Ionian Islands will be inaugurated in March next year, Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis said... on Wednesday. The service will link Corfu, Lefkada, Cephalonia and Zakynthos.

Asked about specifics on the issue, the regional governor of the Ionian Islands Thodoros Galiatsatos, who was attending the conference, said the plan is to offer three services per week with ferries that will carry 198 passengers. He said the ticket price has not been determined yet.
Title: Re: Inter Ionian Islands ferry
Post by: Maik on Wednesday, 20 December, 2017 @ 16:11:36
A tender for a new sea route linking the Ionian Islands is currently under way.

The route foresees stops at Corfu, Paxi, Vassiliki on Lefkada, Pissaetos on Ithaca, Sami on Cephalonia and Zakynthos.

The summer routes will run three times a week with a 170 passenger capacity ferry, and a lower capacity ferry in the winter.

Should be good news for Sami... if it happens.
Title: Re: Inter Ionian Islands ferry
Post by: Maik on Tuesday, 13 February, 2018 @ 11:20:59
Confirmation of Roger's post (http://goinggreek.info/index.php?topic=3601.0):

Ionian Islands Ferry Link to Begin May 2018

The Ionian Islands in Greece, for the first time, will be connected through a ferry service that will begin on May 1.

Ferry company Ilida Paxos Hydrofoil has announced routes to the Ionian Islands with ferry services running until October 31. All routes will be carried out via passenger ship High Speed Azimut Joy Cruises, which has a length of 30 meters, a maximum width of 6 meters and a passenger capacity of 260.

The new ferry line will connect Corfu with Paxi, Lefkada (Vasiliki port), Ithaki (Pisaetos port), Kefalonia (Sami port) and Zakynthos on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The route connecting Zakynthos to Corfu will be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Timetable, as originally posted by Roger:

Title: Re: Inter Ionian Islands ferry
Post by: TonyD on Tuesday, 13 February, 2018 @ 12:24:01