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Minoan Lines Amends Itineraries Due to 24-hour Strike by Greek Seamen

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Ferry company Minoan Lines announced that itineraries on the domestic and Adriatic lines will be amended on May 1, due to a strike in Greece by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Association (PNO).

Among claims, the Greek seamen are demanding that their labor and social security rights are restored to pre-memorandum levels.

Domestic Line

Minoan Lines’ sailings on Monday, May 1, will depart from the ports of Heraklion and Piraeus, as follows:

ΜΟΝDAY 01.05.2017 – DEPARTURES FROM HERAKLION & PIRAEUS PORT

HERAKLION – PIRAEUS, H/S/F KNOSSOS PALACE
Departure from the port of Heraklion at 21:30 to the port of Piraeus.

PIRAEUS – HERAKLION, H/S/F FESTOS PALACE
Departure when permitted from the port of Piraeus to the port of Heraklion.

Adriatic Line

On the Adriatic line the itineraries will be amended as follows:

Α. DEPARTURES FROM GREECE TO ITALY

ΜΟΝDAY 01.05.2017– PATRAS – IGOUMENITSA – ANCONA (CRUISE OLYMPIA)
Departure from the port of Patras at 23:59 to the port of Ancona (via Igoumenitsa – departure from the port of Igoumenitsa on May 2 at 05:30).
Due to the delay, CRUISE OLYMPIA will not sail to the port of Venice.

Β. DEPARTURES FROM ITALY TO GREECE

ΜΟΝDAY 01.05.2017 – ANCONA – IGOUMENITSA – PATRAS (CRUISE OLYMPIA)
Departure from the port of Ancona, at 17:30 (local time – as per standard schedule) to the port of Patras (as per standard schedule).

WEDNESDAY 03.05.2017 – ANCONA – IGOUMENITSA – PATRAS (CRUISE OLYMPIA)
Departure from the port of Ancona at 15:00 (local time) to the port of Patras (via Igoumenitsa).

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