Who We Are
DODECANESE FLYING DOLPHINS or 12fd.gr
DODECANESE FLYING DOLPHINS or 12fd.gr is the brand name for all the operations within the Dodecanese Islands and Turkish Coast of Phoenix Marin Ltd a Rhodes Based company offering fast ferry operation, management and agency since 1997.
Our company owns and operates 2 fast ferries and 1 Hydrofoil in the routes Fethiye-Rhodes, Symi-Datca and Kos-Bodrum.
Its offices are located in Rhodes Mandraki Marina, at the Tourist Port and in Yalos, Symi and through its offices our company operates under a specific structure in such a matter that takes very seriously under consideration the Safety of Life at Sea. We are certified and operate an International Safety Management System aproved and frequently audited by Governed Authorities and Port State Control.
As far as security we comply with the International Ships and Port Security (ISPS) Code is an amendment to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention (1974/1988) on minimum security arrangements for ships, ports and government agencies.
WHY CHOOSE 12FD?
Dodecanese Flying Dolphins is one of the pioneer companies which operate fast hydrofoils or “Flying Dolphins”.
A few word about our “Flying Dolphins”
12FD’s Hydrofoils are Safer than other traditional ships, always incorporating the latest technology ahead of its field. Well established sister operations already sail the Coastal Areas of Italy, France the Eastern Adriatic, Russia, Cuba and South Africa.
In the last decades shipping routes in Athens and Saronic Islands have been dominated by these fast and efficient flying dolphins.
Our fast and environmentally friendly hydrofoils feature:
Full bar service
TWIN upgraded full-powered engines for your safety
Futuristic Electronic Navigation and Communication Instruments
Stabilizer sailing to make your trip more comfortable
Solid and Strong aluminum-alloy construction which is actually an aeroplane stereotype
Dodecanese Flying Dolphins is committed to offer you its passenger water transport services in speed, safety and comfort:
Our fast hydrofoils keep an operative speed of 31 knots and guarantee the fastest voyage in the route between Fethiye and Rhodes in Just 90 minutes.
All our seats are Air Type base and our vessels during take off or voyage are using advance technology which controls all motions and passengers have a pleasant and comfortable trip.
Our vesses are Classed and Supervised as far as their statutory status by International Naval Surveys Bureau (INSB) . INSB is top medium performing class and RO acting for the inspection of the vessels with negative excess factor which means all vessels inspected and classed under INSB such as our hydrofoils FLYING POSEIDON & AEGEAN PRINCE are getting positive points from the Paris MOU regime.
Both our hydrofoils are insured under A+ Rated LLOYD’S of LONDON Marine Syndicates which is the World’s Specialist Insurance Market . Our Protection and Indemnity is 500,000,000 US.