HELLENIC SEAWAYS is a member of ATTICA GROUP, which operates in passenger shipping through the companies SUPERFAST FERRIES, BLUE STAR FERRIES, HELLENIC SEAWAYS and AFRICA MOROCCO LINK, with a total of 32 vessels offering modern, high-quality transport services in Greece and abroad. Attica Group’s vessels serve 60 unique destinations in 4 countries, connecting 71 ports and carrying over 7 million passengers, 1 million passenger vehicles and 400,000 trucks every year.


The Fleet 

The company serves more than 36 destinations on the Greek islands and mainland, with a fleet of 15 conventional and highspeed vessels offering passengers a range of options in terms of journey type and duration.

Hellenic Seaways ships have comfortable lounges*, cabins*, aircraft-type seats, open and closed style* bars, restaurants*, shops*and all the amenities for passengers to enjoy high-quality services at sea.

* Offered only on conventional vessels

The company has at its disposal:

  • 6 conventional ships (Nissos Samos, Nissos Rodos, Ariadne, Express Skiathos, Express Pegasus, Artemis)
  • 2 highspeed ships (Highspeed 4, Hellenic Highspeed)
  • 4 Flying Cats (Flying Cat 3, Flying Cat 4, Flying Cat 5, Flying Cat 6)
  • 3 Flying Dolphins



Hellenic Seaways operates in the Northern Aegean, the Saronic Gulf, the Sporades and the Cyclades.

Routes are renewed and planned with the aim of providing multiple options to passengers, supporting local communities, and linking the Greek islands, with clear benefits for the country’s economy and tourism.


Environmental Policy


Prizes & Awards

HELLENIC SEAWAYS has received a host of prizes and awards.

In 2019 it received the Silver Award in the Social Media Presence category of the Tourism Awards

In 2016, HELLENIC SEAWAYS’ Smart Ticket/Web Check-in received the Silver Award in the Innovative concept, product, operating model or service provider/Start-up category at the Tourism Awards.

In 2014, the company was named Passenger Line of the Year at the Greek Shipping Awards, an honour bestowed by Lloyd’s List on the basis of its exceptional performance and innovative passenger services.

In 2009, the company was named Best Domestic Passenger Line at the readers’ choice awards organised by the internationally recognised travel magazine Condé Nast Traveller

In 2007, HELLENIC SEAWAYS was named a Superbrand for Greece at the Superbrand Awards.  In the same year, the company received the Tourism Enterprise Award for its decisive role in improving and further developing Greek passenger shipping and maritime transport for the islands. At the Lloyd’s List Shipping Awards, HELLENIC SEAWAYS was named Passenger Line of the Year, while also taking home the prize for Ship of the Year, awarded to the company’s new ro-ro passenger ferry, the Nissos Chios, which was built entirely in Greece.

In 2006, the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards named the Nissos Mykonos, a new ro-ro passenger ferry, Ship of the Year.