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World leaders are returning to the United Nations in New York this week with a focus on boosting efforts to fight both climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, which la
20 Sep 2021
The General Secretariat for Civil Protection on Thursday announced that the regional units of Kavala, Imathia, Pieria, and Pella in northern Greece have moved to Covid-1
17 Sep 2021
Indonesia is in talks with the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as six drug companies to become a global hub for manufacturing vaccines, according to its health m
16 Sep 2021
Greece will make a COVID-19 booster vaccine available to vulnerable groups from Tuesday, Health Ministry experts said, hoping to curb a rise in Delta variant infections.
14 Sep 2021
Britain's state-run National Health Service will on Monday begin the world's biggest trial of Grail Inc's flagship Galleri blood test that can be used to detect more tha
13 Sep 2021
The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) on Friday extended its Covid-19 aviation directives concerning travel rules for passenge
10 Sep 2021

Be Safe everywhere in Greece

Greece will make a COVID-19 booster vaccine available to vulnerable groups from Tuesday, Health Ministry experts said, hoping to curb a rise in Delta variant infections.
14 Sep 2021
The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) on Friday announced the extension of its previous aviation directive (NOTAM) requiring u
30 Aug 2021
Greece took stricter measures towards the unvaccinated, on Tuesday 24 August, by unveiling a raft of new public health safety measures that go into effect on September 1
25 Aug 2021
Starting 6 am on Friday 20 August, unvaccinated travelers entering Greece from 13 countries will be required to take a Covid-19 test on arrival at the airport, the
20 Aug 2021

ShipCare

Transport Canada issued updated guidance regarding the mobility of asymptomatic, presumed non-COVID-19 carrying seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
18 Aug 2021
A vehicle with a flashing siren and "Makassar Covid-19 Hunter" written on the side pulls up to a ship docked at a jetty in the Indonesian port city of Makassar, and mask
13 Aug 2021
A Genting Cruise Lines' ship on a "cruise to nowhere" has returned to Singapore after a passenger was suspected of having contracted COVID-19 and the nearly 3,000 passen
14 Jul 2021
This year marks the 10th anniversary of celebrating the Day of the Seafarer and it continues to be an important day for focus on working conditions for seafarers,
25 Jun 2021

Global Health

Pregnant women who get an mRNA vaccine against COVID-19 pass high levels of protective antibodies onto their babies, new research shows.
24 Sep 2021
Moderna Inc Chief Executive, Stéphane Bancel, thinks the coronavirus pandemic could be over in a year as increased vaccine production ensures global supplies, he told th
23 Sep 2021
World leaders are returning to the United Nations in New York this week with a focus on boosting efforts to fight both climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, which la
20 Sep 2021
Indonesia is in talks with the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as six drug companies to become a global hub for manufacturing vaccines, according to its health m
16 Sep 2021

Before your travel

The European Commission said on Tuesday 21 September, it would make sense for the United States to allow travel by people vaccinated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 shots,
21 Sep 2021
The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) on Friday extended its Covid-19 aviation directives concerning travel rules for passenge
10 Sep 2021
Asian airlines are reporting high vaccination take-up rates among pilots and cabin crew as they wait for the region's tight pandemic-related border controls to be relaxe
19 Aug 2021

During your travel

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
Europeans gathering for Christmas with their friends or families should try to celebrate outside or wear masks indoors in a well-ventilated space, acc
16 Dec 2020

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