All customers are advised to read this notice and the conditions of carriage of the Company below (these “Conditions of Carriage”) before buying any ticket from or otherwise entering into any contracts of carriage with the Company. These Conditions of Carriage and all rules and regulations referred to therein are deemed incorporated in and form part of all contracts of carriage between any customer and the Company. A contract of carriage can be entered into between a customer and the Company in many ways but for the avoidance of doubt includes the purchase of any ticket. You will be deemed to have accepted these Conditions of Carriage at that point in time.
Customers are deemed to be familiar with these Conditions of Carriage and with the provisions of the Athens Convention which are incorporated in and form part of these Conditions of Carriage. The Company’s liability for the death of or personal injury to a passenger and/or the loss of or damage to the luggage of a passenger is limited by the Athens Convention which also makes special provision for valuables. Reference to the Athens Convention is made at Clause 4 below and an explanatory note summarising the main provisions of the Athens Convention is set out at the end of these Conditions of Carriage.
Also applicable are regulations relating to the carriage of dangerous goods and substances by sea, as contained in the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987, the Merchant Shipping (Dangerous or Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) Regulations 1996, the Merchant Shipping (Dangerous Goods and Marine Pollutants) Regulations 1997 and, additionally, to the Company’s own regulations applicable to the transport of petrol, fuel oil and cylinders of liquefied hydrocarbon gas in commercial and private vehicles and other vehicles carried on the vessels or employed in the context of the services, all of which regulations are incorporated in and form part of these Conditions of Carriage. A list of the items/materials constituting dangerous goods and substances is set out in the explanatory note at the end of these Conditions of Carriage. A copy of each of the foregoing regulations is also available on request from the Company.
If you do not understand any part of these Conditions of Carriage, you should contact the Company for clarification prior to purchasing a ticket or otherwise entering into a contract of carriage with the Company as you will be deemed to have accepted these Conditions of Carriage at that point in time. This does not affect your statutory rights.
All customers are advised to consider and purchase insurance as appropriate taking into account the Conditions of Carriage.