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Greece increases capacity for travel with ferries and ships

Greece’s Shipping Ministry announced on Wednesday the increase of capacity for travel with ferries and ships. ferries. The loosening of the restriction is attributed to the limited infection rates from coronavirus in the country.

The maximum passenger capacity allowed on ferries increases to 60% – from 50% currently- for  ships without cabins and to 65% – from 55% currently – for vessels with cabins.

The Shipping Ministry also increases the number of people per cabin to two -from currently one.

However, it maintains the limit of four people for a family or a disabled person with their companion.

Shipping Minister Giannis Plakiotakis said the protocols could be revised, if epidemiological data change. The changes have been approved by the Health Ministry.

More on tourism and travel in Greece amid the pandemic here.

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