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Mahi Mahi Dewata is latest operator to join Direct Ferries

Date: 29 November 2016 Source: Mahi Mahi Dewata

Mahi Mahi Dewata is one of the latest ferry operators to offer high-speed ferry services from Padang Bai, Bali to Lombok and the Gili Islands.

New service between Miami and Bahamas with FRS Caribbean

Date: 15 November 2016 Source: FRS Caribbean

FRS Caribbean offers regular weekly ferry services between Miami in Florida, USA and Bimini, the closest Bahamian Island to the United States, just 50 miles off Florida’s coast.

Turyol joins our Turkish ferry network

Date: 04 November 2016 Source: Turyol

We are pleased to introduce a new Turkish ferry operator, Turyol, who offers many weekly services between Cesme and Ayvalik in Turkey to the Greek Islands of Chios and Lesbos.

Far East portfolio continues to grow with Ishigaki Dream Tours

Date: 20 October 2016 Source: Ishigaki Dream Tours

Ishigaki Dream Tours adds to Direct Ferries ferry network in the Far East, joining a long list of Japanese ferry operators including Tokai Kisen, Uwajima-Unyu Ferries, Tane Yaku Jetfoil and Amakusa Takarajima Line.

New Australian ferry service to Magnetic Island

Date: 22 September 2016 Source: Fantasea Cruising Magnetic

You can now book ferry services with the Australian operator Fantasea Cruising Magnetic between north-eastern Queensland and Magnetic Island.

Sea Las Perlas services are now available to the Pearl Islands

Date: 21 September 2016 Source: Sea Las Perlas

Sea Las Perlas provides ferry services in the Gulf of Panama, Central America between Panama City and the Pearl Islands of San Miguel, Contadora and Viveros with regular weekly sailings.

Seatours join Direct Ferries Icelandic ferry network

Date: 13 September 2016 Source: Seatours

Seatours is a long-established Icelandic tourist ferry operator located in the picturesque coastal town of Stykkisholmur offering routes across the Breidafjordur Bay to Brjanslaekur in the northwest.

Introducing a new ferry connection in Egypt

Date: 06 September 2016 Source: High Jet

We are pleased to introduce a new ferry operator, High Jet which operates within Egypt with a ferry connection between Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada.

Northumberland Ferries now available with Direct Ferries

Date: 09 August 2016 Source: Northumberland Ferries

Northumberland Ferries, or NFL, operates in eastern Canada and is now bookable with Direct Ferries.

Sail across the Bay of Fundy with our new ferry connection

Date: 08 August 2016 Source: Bay Ferries

Bay Ferries operates in the eastern Canada on two routes across the Bay of Fundy.

Daily services between Argentina & Uruguay with Buquebus

Date: 28 July 2016 Source: Buquebus

You can now book the services of the Argentine ferry operator Buquebus with Direct Ferries.

AML joins our Moroccan portfolio

Date: 30 June 2016 Source: AML

A new Moroccan ferry operator has been added to Direct Ferries network. Africa Morocco Line or AML offers up to 8 daily sailings between the port of Tangier Med in Morocco and Algeciras in Spain, providing a high quality and reliable service for passengers combining comfort and luxury with speed and functionality.

New ferry services along the Omani coast

Date: 15 June 2016 Source: National Ferries Company

National Ferries Company, or NFC, is owned by the Sultanate of Oman’s government and is now available with Direct Ferries.

Sail between Argentina and Uruguay with Colonia Express

Date: 30 May 2016 Source: Colonia Express

Colonia Express offer affordable ferry connections between Argentina and Uruguay with 3 daily crossings between Buenos Aires and Montevideo (4 hours and 50 minutes) and between Buenos Aires and Colonia del Sacramento (1 hour and 15 minutes).

Italy - Croatia ferry connections now available with Atlas Kompas

Date: 27 May 2016 Source: Atlas Kompas

Atlas Kompas offer ferry connections between Italy and Croatia and you now book their services through Direct Ferries.

St Maarten & St Barts added to Direct Ferries' Caribbean Portfolio

Date: 26 May 2016 Source: Great Bay Express

Great Bay Express is one of the newest ferry operators to provide fast crossings between the islands of Saint Maarten and Saint Barthelemy in the Caribbean Less Antilles.

Sail with Mar de Ons to the Cies and Ons Islands

Date: 25 May 2016 Source: Mar de Ons

Mar de Ons is a Galician ferry operator based in Northwest Spain who offers frequent crossings to the Cies Islands and Ons Island, famous for their unspoiled terrain and immaculate sandy beaches.

New German ferry service with Elb-Link

Date: 19 May 2016 Source: Elb-Link

Elb-Link operates a ferry connection within Germany and is now available with Direct Ferries.

Yaeyama Kanko Ferry added to growing Asian portfolio

Date: 11 May 2016 Source: Yaeyama Kanko Ferry

Yaeyama Kanko Ferry serves the popular Yaeyama Islands in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. It is located on the island of Ishigaki and offers excursions within the archipelago famed for its gorgeous bays and white-sand shores.

From Russia to Japan, through Korea, and Back Again

Date: 10 May 2016 Source: DBS Cruise Ferry

DBS Cruise Ferry provides sailings within the Sea of Japan, also known as the ‘East Sea’, between the easternmost city of the Russian Federation, Vladivostok, through Donghae in South Korea and Sakaiminato in Japan.