• Turkish Company Launches Ferry Services Between Athens and Izmir

    Ferryboat services between the Greek coastal town of Lavrion, near Athens, and Cesme, near Turkey’s Izmir, will begin as of June 2, 2019, according to the Turkish shipping company which will operate along the route.

  • Ferry services to start between Turkey’s Izmir and Greece’s Athens this summer

    Ferryboat services between the Çeşme district of western Turkey’s Izmir province and Greece’s coastal town of Lavrion near Athens will commence as of June 2, connecting the Turkish and Greek mainlands for the first time, officials from the company that will arrange the services said Wednesday.

  • Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras to Pay Two-Day Visit to Turkey

    Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras will be in Turkey today (February 5) as part of his two-day official visit to the country.

  • Thessaloniki-Izmir Ferry Boat Link Tops Talks Agenda

    Connecting the city of Izmir in Turkey with Thessaloniki in Greece, topped the agenda of talks last week between a visiting Turkish delegation and the Thessaloniki Port Authority (TPA).

  • New ferry link between Thessaloniki and Izmir expected to start in 2017

    Greece and Turkey’s transport ministries are expected to sign in the following days a memorandum for a ferry link between Thessaloniki and Izmir, Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris said on Tuesday during a meeting of the city council.

  • Revived interest in Thessaloniki-Izmir ferry boat link

    A recent visit to Thessaloniki by a large municipal and business delegation from Izmir, the major port city in western Turkey, has revived hopes that a ferry boat link will be established between the two metropolises.