Cyprus launches tender for subsidised ferry link with Greece

The Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM) has initiated a tender process to reinstate a maritime passenger link between Cyprus and Greece.

The service will be subsidised by state funds in accordance with the European Union rules governing a Service of General Economic Interest to a total of €5.5 million (US$) for the three-year contract, with the possibility of an extension of the contract for a further three years.

The service will be offered on a weekly basis between April/May and September/October only as a seasonal service. Therefore, the service will provide a total of 22 return sailings per year.

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