New measures for sea tourism and passenger ships announced in Greece

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New measures for sea tourism and passenger ships announced in GreeceThe resumption of sea travel and tourism will start to be applied as of next Monday, May 18

Taking the temperature of passengers, use of face masks and observance of safety distances are among the measures envisaged for the resumption of sea travel and tourism that will start to be applied as of next Monday, May 18 until June 15, according to announcements on Friday, ANA reports.

Among the measures are maintain a safe distance of 1.5 meters from others during embarkation and disembarkation, allowing one person per cabin, use of face masks for all, both passengers and crew, spreading out passengers so they do not occupy adjacent seats and, for passengers on international (Greece-Italy) routes, the taking temperatures as people board and the submission of a statement of health prior to departure.

Regarding sea tourism, private and professional vessels (except cruise ships) coming from foreign countries will be permitted to dock in marinas, shipyards, or ports if they do not carry passengers, comply with specific health measures and also have the permission of the local port authority. Vessels from countries where lockdown measures still apply will not be permitted to approach Greek ports.

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