Greek passenger shipping company Minoan Lines has announced that it will amend its itineraries on the Piraeus–Chania and Piraeus-Heraklion routes, starting on Wednesday, January 9, and until Thursday, April 18, 2019.
The company is changing its itineraries after completing the installation of scrubbers on its ships, which are pollution control devices used to remove particulates and/or gases from exhaust streams.
“Minoan Lines is the first Greek coastal shipping company to install scrubbers… in line with the new IMO (International Maritime Organization) Fuel Regulation – effective as of January 1, 2020,” the announcement said.
As of January 9, the company’s daily itineraries will be amended as follows:
The company’s cruise ferries Knossos Palace, Festos Palace and Mykonos Palace will return to their scheduled itineraries as of Friday, April 19.
For more information on the itineraries of Minoan Lines, passengers are advised to contact their travel agent; the Minoan Lines Central Agencies at 801-11-75000 (landline) and 18175 (landline and cell phone), or the company’s offices in Heraklion 2810-399899, 2810-229602, 2810-330198; Piraeus 210-4145744, 210-4080028; Athens 210 3376910; Souda 6972-552661, 28210-81276, and Chania 28210-45911-12.