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The new government of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was expected to ease a month-long COVID-19 lockdown on Friday, as popular support for it is evaporating despite the
14 Jan 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has made many of the seafarers feel physical and mental exhaustion, while anxiety and mental health issues appear an alarming increase.
13 Jan 2022
A World Health Organization technical body said on Tuesday that current COVID-19 vaccines may need to be reworked to ensure they are effective against Omicron and future
12 Jan 2022
More than half of the European population are expected to be infected with the Omicron coronavirus variant within the next six to eight weeks, the World Health Organizat
11 Jan 2022
Greece’s central bank said recently that the country can achieve pre-pandemic 2019 tourism levels in 2022 provided the sector diversifies its product and attracts more i
10 Jan 2022
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will meet regional leaders on Friday (7/1) to agree on new measures to tackle the highly contagious Omicron variant of the coronavirus, inc
07 Jan 2022

Be Safe everywhere in Greece

Greece’s central bank said recently that the country can achieve pre-pandemic 2019 tourism levels in 2022 provided the sector diversifies its product and attracts more i
10 Jan 2022
The Greek government on Tuesday announced a cap on the cost of PCR molecular tests for Covid-19 at private diagnostic laboratories and clinics.
05 Jan 2022
Aiming to curb the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic following the emergence of the Omicron variant in the country, the Greek government announced five new m
24 Dec 2021
The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) on Monday (13/12) issued an update to the Covid-19 aviation directive (NOTAM) that inclu
16 Dec 2021

ShipCare

In order to implement more scientific epidemic control of crewmembers on ocean vessels, to maintain the order of the shipping supply chain, and to protect the rights of
20 Jan 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has made many of the seafarers feel physical and mental exhaustion, while anxiety and mental health issues appear an alarming increase.
13 Jan 2022
With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting global operations, countries around the world have either updated or launched new measures that affect shipping.
04 Jan 2022
Shipowners, maritime unions, and maritime organizations are joining forces to set up their own global network of approved quarantine facilities to ensure that seafarers
20 Dec 2021

Global Health

There is no evidence at present that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the World Health Organization's chief scientist Soumya
19 Jan 2022
Influenza has returned to Europe at a faster-than-expected rate this winter after almost disappearing last year, raising concerns about a prolonged "twindemic" with COVI
17 Jan 2022
A World Health Organization technical body said on Tuesday that current COVID-19 vaccines may need to be reworked to ensure they are effective against Omicron and future
12 Jan 2022
More than half of the European population are expected to be infected with the Omicron coronavirus variant within the next six to eight weeks, the World Health Organizat
11 Jan 2022

Before your travel

The European Council on Monday removed Argentina, Australia, and Canada from the list of safe third countries for non-essential travel into the EU.
18 Jan 2022
The new government of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was expected to ease a month-long COVID-19 lockdown on Friday, as popular support for it is evaporating despite the
14 Jan 2022
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will meet regional leaders on Friday (7/1) to agree on new measures to tackle the highly contagious Omicron variant of the coronavirus, inc
07 Jan 2022

During your travel

From November 15, St. Petersburg will require a QR code for those who want to attend swimming pools, gyms, theatres, and cinemas.
19 Oct 2021
A foreign athlete participating in the Paralympic Games in Japan has been hospitalized with non-severe symptoms of COVID-19, Kyodo News said on Thursday 26 August, citin
26 Aug 2021
Japan's government on Friday proposed states of emergency through Aug.
30 Jul 2021
Olympic host city Tokyo has asked hospitals to prepare more beds for COVID-19 patients, as the number of cases in the Japanese capital is on track to hit an all-time hig
27 Jul 2021

After your travel

England faces Italy on Sunday in the final at London's Wembley Stadium, which has already hosted two semi-finals over two days this week with crowds of around 60,000 peo
09 Jul 2021
England on Thursday 8 October added five Greek islands to its “travel corridor” exemptions list for quarantine, meaning that travelers from those destinations will not h
11 Oct 2020
Travelers arriving in UK from seven Greek islands must be isolated for 14 days, from 4 p.m.
08 Sep 2020

Success Stories

The news that the Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Pfizer and Biontech is "90% effective" was received with worldwide relief, the two laboratories announced today.
10 Nov 2020
Ο Περιφερειάρχης Αττικής, της μεγαλύτερης περιφέρειας της χώρας, στην οποία σήμερα ζει περίπου το 40% του πληθυσμού της Ελλάδας –από τους οποίους σχεδόν το 1/3 ανήκει στ
10 Oct 2020