Today many more sailings have appeared in the ANES online booking system for the Sebeco. They take things all the way to late October!The online timetable doesn’t show these yet.
There are several additional sailings from Rhodes to Symi at 19:30 on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday, and from Symi to Rhodes at 08:00 on Sunday and Monday and Wednesday, and those Saturday and Sunday sailings, will be very encouraging for Scandanavian tourists, most of whose flights to Rhodes are on those days. The 10:00 and 13:00 sailings from Rhodes and the 11:45 and 17:45 from Symi continue from the current May timetable
Combined timetable for May
Combined timetable for June to September
Interestingly,there was an application to the Coastal Shipping Council last week for permission to run a ship Sebeco II between Piraeus and Aegina starting 15 June. It did not receive full approval. Due to the cloud of secrecy around ANES, it isn’t clear at all if this was meant to be a second ship of the same design.
In other news from Symi, the tourist road train is now running – with just one carriage at the moment. The Loukas- Irini -Michaelis – Constantinos taxiboat fleet has started service, though of the beaches they go to, only Ag Nikolaos has facilities open yet, though I’m informed Nanou should open today or tomorrow.