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Attica Group Announces the Launch of New Service from Thessaloniki

Greece’s Attica Group has announced that it is launching a new ferry route linking Thessaloniki with the Cyclades and Islands of the North Aegean. The first sailing will be tomorrow March 6, 2021 and is supported by a public service contract.

The BLUE STAR MYCONOS (Μπλού Στάρ Μύκονος in Greek, ex NISSOS MYCONOS) has been allocated to the route. After leaving Thessaloniki she will call at the islands of Lemnos, Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Fourni, Ikaria, Mykonos, and Syros en route to Piraeus.

A video of BLUE STAR MYCONOS. © Voyager Shipspotting / Christos Chatzaras

Thessaloniki becomes the second port in Northern Greece served by Attica Group. The group also operates from the port of Kavala to the Islands and the North Aegean under its Hellenic Seaways brand.

According to Attica Group, the new service from Thessaloniki fulfils a longstanding request from both transportation companies and passengers to link the port with the Islands.

About Attica Group

Attica Group operates a fleet of 32 passenger ferries in Greece and abroad under the Superfast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries, Hellenic Seaways, and Africa Morocco Link brands.

According to the company they serve 60 unique destinations in 4 countries, connecting 71 ports transporting over 7 million passengers, 1 million passenger vehicles and 400,000 trucks every year.

Steven Tarbox

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