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Grimaldi Lines and Minoan Lines boarding procedures

Instructions for accessing on board and entering the various destinations 

 

updated on 23/06/2022

Due to the protracted state of epidemiological emergency, passengers are invited to constantly check the institutional portals in order to verify the updated legislation to access the transport services, together with the related conditions and containment measures applicable to passengers.

https://www.gazzettaufficiale.it/dettaglioArea/12

https://www.governo.it/it/articolo/domande-frequenti-sulle-misure-adottate-dal-governo/15638

https://www.salute.gov.it/portale/documentazione/p6_2_6.jsp?lingua=italiano

https://www.viaggiaresicuri.it/

https://www.mit.gov.it/comunicazione/news/le-misure-del-mitmims-per-il-covid-19

For further information, please look at the sections dedicated to each connection.

Information on ticket changes and cancellations can be found on the dedicated page.

According to the Ministry of Health Order of 15 June 2022, until 30 September 2022, access to ships and ferries used for transport services is only allowed for passengers wearing FFP2 respiratory protective devices. The requirement does not apply to children under 6 years of age.

 

Trips from/to Greece

For trips from Italy to Greece in the routes:

  • Ancona - Igoumenitsa
  • Ancona - Patras 
  • Ancona - Corfu
  • Brindisi - Igoumenitsa 
  • Brindisi - Corfu

Starting from 1st May 2022, for all passengers arriving in Greece, the presentation of the Covid-EU Digital Certification (so-called “Green Pass”), or equivalent, is no longer required, therefore passengers are no longer required to show a certificate valid vaccination or recovery from COVID-19, nor evidence of a negative SARS-CoV-2 infection test result (PCR or rapid antigen test). The PLF by travelers from all countries is no longer mandatory.

However, the measures that provide – in the event of a positive Covid-19 detected in Greece – a mandatory period of isolation for travelers who tested positive and for their next contacts remain in force. For an in-depth study of the quarantine procedures provided by the Greek authorities in the event of a positive Covid-19, a careful reading of the in-depth study by the Embassy is recommended.

More information on the measures envisaged for entry into Greece is available on the following website, by the Greek Civil Protection: https://travel.gov.gr/#/.

More information is available on the Coronavirus COVID-19 study. Focus Greece published on the website of the Italian Embassy in Athens.

For trips from Greece to Italy

  • Igoumenitsa- Ancona
  • Patras - Ancona
  • Corfu - Ancona
  • Igoumenitsa - Brindisi
  • Patras - Brindisi
  • Corfu - Brindisi

Since the regulatory provisions change suddenly, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR ENTRY / RETURN TO ITALY

From June, 1st 2022, entry into Italy is allowed without showing the Green Certification (GREEN PASS) to the Carrier.

Trips from/to Sardinia

For trips Italy Mainland - Sardinia - Italy Mainland in the routes:

  • Civitavecchia - Olbia
  • Civitavecchia - Porto Torres
  • Civitavecchia - Cagliari
  • Civitavecchia - Arbatax
  • Livorno - Olbia
  • Napoli - Cagliari
  • Palermo - Cagliari
  • Savona - Cagliari
  • Savona - Porto Torres
  • Barcelona - Porto Torres (visit the trips from/to Spain section)

Since the regulatory provisions may change, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government, consult this page https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

From 1st May 2022 the access and use of all means of transport that make sea connections to and from the major islands (Sardinia and Sicily) is allowed to passengers also without GREEN PASS.

For more information, please consult the government platform: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government, consult this page Covid-19, domande frequenti e tabella delle attività consentite

For trips Sardinia - Italy

  • Olbia - Civitavecchia
  • Porto Torres - Civitavecchia
  • Porto Torres - Savona
  • Olbia - Livorno
  • Cagliari - Napoli
  • Cagliari - Palermo
  • Cagliari - Civitavecchia
  • Cagliari - Savona
  • Arbatax - Civitavecchia

Since the regulatory provisions may change, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government, consult this page https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

From 1st May 2022 the access and use of all means of transport that make sea connections to and from the major islands (Sardinia and Sicily) is allowed to passengers also without GREEN PASS.

For more information, please consult the government platform: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government, consult this page Covid-19, domande frequenti e tabella delle attività consentite

Trips from/to Sicily

For trips Italy - Sicily in the routes:

  • Livorno - Palermo
  • Salerno - Palermo

Since the regulatory provisions may change, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government, consult this page https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

From 1st May 2022 the access and use of all means of transport that make sea connections to and from the major islands (Sardinia and Sicily) is allowed to passengers also without GREEN PASS.

For more information, please consult the government platform: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government, consult this page Covid-19, domande frequenti e tabella delle attività consentite

For trips Sicily - Italy Mainland in the routes:

  • Palermo - Livorno
  • Palermo - Salerno

Since the regulatory provisions may change, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government, consult this page https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

From 1st May 2022 the access and use of all means of transport that make sea connections to and from the major islands (Sardinia and Sicily) is allowed to passengers also without GREEN PASS.

For more information, please consult the government platform: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government, consult this page Covid-19, domande frequenti e tabella delle attività consentite

 

Trips from/to Spain

For trips from Italy to Spain in the routes: 

  • Civitavecchia - Barcelona
  • Porto Torres - Barcelona
  • Savona - Barcelona (suspended)

Since the relevant legislation is subject to frequent updates by the Competent Authorities, we remind you that it is the responsibility of travelers to inquire about the necessary requirements for entry into the country of destination in force on the date of departure therefore the information reported therein do not guarantee entry into the country, which is left to the assessment of the border control officers, both in Italy and in the country of destination, but provides a general indication of the provisions of current legislation.

It should also be noted that upon arrival in the country of destination the local Competent Authorities reserve the right to discretely check and evaluate all the documentation to authorize entry and therefore the carrier cannot be held responsible for any refusals to authorize the entry even if not motivated.

At the following link https://infocovid.viaggiaresicuri.it/dadoveparti.html a questionnaire is available for those who are leaving for abroad or must return to Italy, based on the Italian legislation currently in force. The questionnaire is purely informative, has no legal value and the result obtained does not guarantee entry into Italy or the country of destination. In case of doubts, for the return to Italy it is recommended to contact the Border Police, the Prefecture or the competent Health Authority for the area. For travel from Italy to abroad, it is recommended that you consult the Country Sheet of interest on www.viaggiaresicuri.it and also contact the Embassy or Consulate of the country of interest in Italy.

TO TRAVEL TO SPAIN IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO SHOW THE GREENPASS OR REGISTER IN THE SPANISH PLF.

For trips from Spain to Italy in the routes: 

  • Barcelona - Civitavecchia
  • Barcelona - Porto Torres
  • Barcelona - Savona (suspended)

Since the regulatory provisions change suddenly, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR ENTRY / RETURN TO ITALY

From June, 1st 2022, entry into Italy is allowed without showing the Green Certification (GREEN PASS) to the Carrier.

Trips from/to Tunisia

For trips from Italy to Tunisia in the routes:

  • Civitavecchia - Tunis
  • Salerno - Tunis
  • Palermo - Tunis

Since the relevant legislation is subject to frequent updates by the Competent Authorities, we remind you that it is the responsibility of travelers to inquire about the necessary requirements for entry into the country of destination in force on the date of departure therefore the information reported therein do not guarantee entry into the country, which is left to the assessment of the border control officers, both in Italy and in the country of destination, but provides a general indication of the provisions of current legislation.

It should also be noted that upon arrival in the country of destination the local Competent Authorities reserve the right to discretely check and evaluate all the documentation to authorize entry and therefore the carrier cannot be held responsible for any refusals to authorize the entry even if not motivated.

At the following link https://infocovid.viaggiaresicuri.it/dadoveparti.html a questionnaire is available for those who are leaving for abroad or must return to Italy, based on the Italian legislation currently in force. The questionnaire is purely informative, has no legal value and the result obtained does not guarantee entry into Italy or the country of destination. In case of doubts, for the return to Italy it is recommended to contact the Border Police, the Prefecture or the competent Health Authority for the area. For travel from Italy to abroad, it is recommended that you consult the Country Sheet of interest on www.viaggiaresicuri.it and also contact the Embassy or Consulate of the country of interest in Italy.

Starting from February 26th, 2022, all travellers entering Tunisia must meet the following requirements:

1a) Passengers from 18 years of age who have completed the vaccination cycle: complete vaccination certificate or a vaccination passport certifying the completion of the vaccination cycle (carried out at least 28 days before boarding, in the case of “Janssen” vaccine; at least 7 days for other vaccines).

1b) Passengers aged 18 and over who have NOT completed the vaccination cycle: negative certificate COVID-19 of RT – PCR test (nasopharyngeal swab), carried out in the 48 hours prior to boarding OR of antigen test (TDR-Ag) carried out within 24 hours prior to boarding, a self-isolation period of 5 days, (in case of symptoms, 7 days).

2) Passengers under the age of 18: exemption from the obligation to present a complete vaccination certificate or a vaccination passport certifying the completion of the vaccination cycle. Minors are also exempted from carrying out RT – PCR tests (nasopharyngeal swab) in the 48 hours prior to boarding and from carrying out antigen tests (TDR-Ag) in the 24 hours prior to boarding.

Rapid Covid-19 tests and PCR tests can be carried out on a random basis upon arrival in Tunisia: travellers who test positive will have to observe a self-isolation period of 5 days (in case of symptoms, 7 days).

Unaccompanied or accompanied by fully vaccinated persons under the age of 18 are exempt from mandatory quarantine.

NOTE : For the purpose of border police control, non-Tunisian passengers (for example, Europeans or Algerians) who are not resident in Tunisia, must show a deed of ownership of a house or a rental contract in the country, or that they are married to a resident Tunisian, or to have a hotel reservation for the duration of the stay in Tunisia, in which case the passengers must already be in possession of the return ticket. Libyan passengers in transit from Tunisia are exempt.

For trips from Tunisia to Italy in the routes:

  • Tunis - Civitavecchia
  • Tunis - Salerno
  • Tunis - Palermo

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR ENTRY / RETURN TO ITALY

Since the regulatory provisions change suddenly, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR ENTRY / RETURN TO ITALY

From June, 1st 2022, entry into Italy is allowed without showing the Green Certification (GREEN PASS) to the Carrier.

Trips from/to Morocco

For routes FROM/TO MOROCCO:

  • Savona - Tangier
  • Barcelona - Tangier

Ferry trips to/from Morocco are temporarily suspended

 

Trips on the Greek domestic lines

For the period from June 1st, 2022, regarding the passenger trips by ship are provided that:
The fullness of the ships is now set at 100% and can accommodate 4 people per cabin.

For their journey, passengers are NOT required to demonstrate when boarding the ship: vaccination certificate, disease certificate or negative PCR or Rapid Test result.
The use of a FFP2 mask is mandatory and in case a passenger does not wear a mask, he will not be allowed to enter / board the ship. The obligation to use a mask excludes: a) persons for whom the use of a mask is not indicated for medical reasons proven by the appropriate documents, such as due to respiratory problems and b) children under the age of four (4) years.

Passengers are required, before boarding, during the journey and during disembarkation, to comply with the other measures for the prevention and treatment of coronavirus cases COVID-19, which are posted on the website of the Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy https: / /www.ynanp.gr/el/.

In case of non-compliance with the above, boarding the ship will not be allowed.

The inspections are carried out throughout the voyages by ladders of the Coast Guard located in the ports and on the ships, while in case of non-compliance, fines are imposed.

Please for the observance of the above as well as for the timely arrival at the port of departure to facilitate the control process.

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