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Power mostly restored on Ionian islands, Karditsa, says Power Operator

Power is mostly restored on the Ionian Islands and Karditsa, the areas hardest hit by the Medicane, hurricane, Greece’s Electricity Distribution Network Operator (DEDDIE) said on Tuesday evening. The few remaining and remote areas still without power since Ianos hit over the weekend were being worked on, the operator added. …

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Civil Protection IANOS: New instructions for Zante, Ionian islands, West Greece highway

The Regional Civil Protection Secretariat of the Ionian islands has issued a warning on Thursday afternoon urging the restriction of people’s movement at the island of Zakynthos from Thursday evening until late night Friday, as Mmedicane “Ianos” is approaching the region, state-run news agency amna reported. The Regional government of …

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Bar owners arrested and fined on Greek islands for operating after midnight

Six business owners were arrested on the Ionian islands and fines worth several thousands euros were imposed because they operated their bars and restaurants beyond the midnight curfew. Among those arrested on Saturday, were two facility owners on the island of Corfu and one on Paxos. Each one was fined …

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Greece’s Civil Protection warning of “very high risk” of forest fires

Greece’s Civil Protection has issued a “very high risk” warning of forest and wildfires. The warning is for August 15, 2019, and concerns especially the islands in the Ionian Sea. Yellow = High Risk Orange = Very High Risk A warning has been issued also for Friday, August 16, 2019. …

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Demolition of illegal beach bar in front of stunned tourists

Customers of a hotel in Anavyssos were stunned to hear police officers urging them to leave the area of the beach bar because demolishing works were imminent. Bulldozers had arrived early Monday morning to demolish four illegal constructed buildings and several kiosk in an area of 100 square meters in …

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High speed AZIMUT connecting Ionian islands in operation as of May 2

The sea route connecting the Ionian islands with each other was launched at 6:30 in the morning on Wednesday, May 2nd 2018. High Speed ship “Azimut” set sail from the island of Corfu for the islands of Paxos, Ithaca (Pisaetos port), Lefkada, Kefallonia (Sami port) and Zakynthos. The total capacity …

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Ionian islands to get direct coastal shipping links

For the first time, there will be a direct shipping link connecting the islands of the Ionian Sea. Ilida Paxos Hydrofoil announced this week the beginning of direct coastal shipping links between the Ionian islands starting on May 1. The 30-meter “High Speed Azimut” vessel will connect Greece’s westernmost islands …

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Scandal with Fake Classification Docs Bring Cruises to Halt

Touristic cruises came almost to halt at the Ionian islands after the scandal with fake classification documents broke out. Currently 16 ships were ordered by the Ministry of Citizen’s Protection to stop operating after irregularities in their documents issued by a Russian classification agent in Piraeus. According to Greek state network …

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