STICKERS (ΑΥΤΟΚΟΛΛΗΤΑΚΙΑ)

 

Many Greek shipping companies, after passengers exit their respective ferries, place some 'souvenir' stickers on the back glass of their cars, for marketing and branding reasons. Here are some:

 

PHOTOS:

ACTIVE COMPANIES:

ANEK LINES
ANEK LINES

ANEK Lines' sticker, showing the company's website, destinations and one of their most well-known ferries, the OLYMPIC CHAMPION.

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BLUE STAR FERRIES
BLUE STAR FERRIES

Blue Star Ferries' sticker, showing the logo and the colours of the company.

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FAST FERRIES
FAST FERRIES

Fast Ferries' sticker, representing the company's logo and destinations. Each sticker represents one of the ships of the company based on which one drivers use. Here is one of the THEOLOGOS P.

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FAST FERRIES
FAST FERRIES

Along with another sticker of Fast Ferries, this time depicting the EKATERINI P.

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FAST FERRIES
FAST FERRIES

Since Fast Ferries began operating more ships on the Cyclades, they decided to imitate other companies by just putting their logo, colours and website, beginning in 2016.

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FAST FERRIES
FAST FERRIES

The updated sticker of Fast Ferries since 2018, showing the company's logo, colours and website

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GOLDEN STAR FERRIES
GOLDEN STAR FERRIES

Golden Star Ferries' sticker, showing the company's logo, and their (at the time only) ferry, the SUPERFERRY II. The stickers of Golden Star Ferries and previously those of Ionis Ferries and Leve Ferries are the only ones made in an oval shape, unlike the usual circular shape that all other companies use.

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GOLDEN STAR FERRIES
GOLDEN STAR FERRIES

Golden Star Ferries' updated sticker, showing the company's logo, and their (at the time only two) ferries, the SUPERFERRY II (on the top) and the SUPERFERRY (on the bottom). Next to the logo is the company's slogan, saying, in Greek, 'The Golden Choice'. The stickers of Golden Star Ferries and previously those of Ionis Ferries and Leve Ferries are the only ones made in an oval shape, unlike the usual circular shape that all other companies use.

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HELLENIC SEAWAYS
HELLENIC SEAWAYS

Hellenic Seaways' sticker, which has been used less frequently in recent years. It features the company's name, logo (the well-known three dolphins) and colours.

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LEVANTE FERRIES
LEVANTE FERRIES

Levante Ferries' 2014-2015 sticker, showing the company's logo and website.

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LEVANTE FERRIES
LEVANTE FERRIES

Along with Levante Ferries' 2015-2019 sticker, with the company's site being replaced with 'Member of Ionian Group', which was the joint venture they formed with Zante Ferries in 2015. The joint venture lasted until 2019, as Levante Ferries became the only company operating in Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Ithaca.

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MINOAN LINES
MINOAN LINES

Minoan Lines' sticker, showing the company's logo (featuring the Minoan Prince, as seen in the archaeological site of Knosseos) and website.

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SUPERFAST FERRIES
SUPERFAST FERRIES

Superfast Ferries' sticker, showing the company's logo and website.

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VENTOURIS FERRIES
VENTOURIS FERRIES

The small sticker given by Ventouris Ferries, featuring the company's name, logo, and areas of service (written in Italian).

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DEFUNCT COMPANIES AND JOINT VENTURES:

IONIAN FERRIES
IONIAN FERRIES

The sticker of the now defunct Ionian Ferries joint venture, representing its logo and website. The joint venture was active from 1993 to 2015, but some stickers can still be found in cars today.

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IONIS FERRIES
IONIS FERRIES

Ionis Ferries' sticker, showing the company's logo and website. The company was active from 1973 to 2015 as Tyrogalas Ferries, and from 2015 to 2016, when their ship, the IONIS, was operating for them on the Saronic Gulf, the company was rebranded as Ionis Ferries. Though the company is now defunct, some stickers can still be found in cars today.

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KEFALONIAN LINES
KEFALONIAN LINES

Kefalonian Lines' sticker, featuring the company's name, logo, colours and website. The company operated from 2013 to 2018, but some stickers can still be found in cars today.

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LEVE FERRIES
LEVE FERRIES

Leve Ferries' sticker, which looks a lot like the one of their predecessors, Ionis Ferries, as it is made in an oval shape. The sticker represents the company's logo (which, apart from the colors, is the exact same as the one Ionis Ferries used) and website. And, also, just like their predecessors, the company ceased operations in 2017, after just one summer on the Saronic Gulf. Though the company is now defunct, some stickers can still be found in cars today.

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STRINTZIS FERRIES
STRINTZIS FERRIES

Strintzis Ferries' sticker, featuring the company's name and legendary logo, the sigma (which is the Greek version of the 'S', the initial of the company). The company operated from 2003 to 2012, but some stickers can still be found in cars today.

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CEREMONIAL STICKERS:

SUPERFAST FERRIES
SUPERFAST FERRIES

The sticker given by Superfast Ferries in 2015, in order to commemorate their 20 years of service. Below the '20 Years' logo is the company's flagship at the time, the SUPERFAST XII.

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ANEK LINES
ANEK LINES

The sticker given by ANEK Lines in 2017, in order to commemorate their 50 years of service. Above the '50 Years' logo is the company's ferry, the OLYMPIC CHAMPION. Above the latter, the company's destinations (Italy-Greece, the Aegean Islands and Crete) are mentioned. Below the company's name, its website is mentioned, as well as the slogan 'We are sailing towards the future', which is written in Greek.

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