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Number of Passengers on Greek Ferries Expanded to 60% of Capacity

ATHENS – A limit on the number of ferry passengers of 50 pct ship capacity was revised to 60 pct, the Ministry of Shipping & Island Policy said on Wednesday, following further easing of coronavirus-related social distancing measures introduced on May 18.

Additionally, two people are now allowed per cabin (up from only one) but the 4-people-per cabin limit is maintained and that only for families or escorted disabled persons and escorts.

The revised health safety protocol was approved based on the recommendations of both the Health Ministry and the Civil Protection General Secretariat.

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