With regards to the COVID 19 outbreak, and following the Greek Government’s decision, kindly be advised that the embarkation from / to Italy is forbidden for passengers and vehicles (with the exception of trucks) until 15/04/2020.
Passengers with tickets for journeys up to 15/04/2020 are kindly requested to contact their ticketing agencies to arrange their reservations.
Truck drivers/co-drivers disembarking vessels are required to fill in and sign a self-declaration form which can be found at the ports’ check-in points in Italy and Greece.
The self-declaration form should be signed from the truck drivers/co-drivers a priori in order to avoid significant delays during the Police controls at the ports.
Truck drivers/co-drivers are kindly requested to sign 2 self-declaration forms:
- 1 completed form should be given to the vessel upon embarkation
- 1 completed form should be given to the Italian authorities upon arrival at the destination port.
According to the italian authorities it is not possible to cross Italy for tourism reasons at the moment.
As of the 16th of March 2020, co-drivers will be accepted on board Joint Venture vessels, provided that the transportation company, which owns the truck(s), has sent an email in which all co-driver’s data is included (name/surname, number of the professional driving license).
The Company monitors the developments and if necessary, will review the instructions to passengers and revert with updated information.
NEW GOVERMENTAL MEASURE ENFORCEMENT FOR TEMPORARY SELF ISOLATION OF ALL TRANSPORT WORKERS ENTERING GREECE
Further to the latest decision released by the Greek Government, decision for the prevention of the COVID-19, spread, new measures valid from 02/04/2020 at 12:00 until 20/04/2020 at 12:00 will be in force regarding residential restriction of all individuals, entering our country from abroad.
According to the announcement, all individuals working in the international land, air and sea transport services, regardless of nationality, must, after entering the country, without delay, either cross it, or head to their destination and then enter temporary self-isolation for a period of fourteen (14) days. However, in the event that employees are required to operate a new international route within the above period, the restriction shall be lifted.
Following this measure and by virtue of its immediate implementation, the professional drivers / co-drivers of trucks that are about to board the ship will be asked, their personal data which will be filled in a specific form (see attached) onboard, which will be submitted in time to the port authorities prior the vessel’s arrival at the Patras or Igoumenitsa’s port.