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Minoan Lines: High Int’l Fuel Prices Hit Q1 Revenue

Minoan Lines said international fuel prices in the first quarter doubled compared with the same period in 2016, negatively affecting its results.

Minoan Lines: Cancellations, Amendments Due to New 48-hour Strike

Minoan Lines' itineraries on the Adriatic line will be amended on May 18-19, due to a second 48-hour strike called by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Association.

Minoan Lines Amends May 16-17 Itineraries Due to 48-hour Strike

Minoan Lines' itineraries on the domestic and Adriatic lines will be amended on May 16 and 17, due to a strike by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Association.

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

Minoan Lines' 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.

Minoan Lines Still Eyeing Hellenic Seaways Despite Poor 2016 Results

Minoan Lines has reaffirmed its decision to acquire control of Hellenic Seaways despite the company's disappointing 2016 financial results.

Minoan Lines Shines, Collects Awards for Community Support & More

Passenger ferry company Minoan Lines is moving full speed ahead into the summer season picking up a number of awards on its way.

Minoan Lines’ Net Profits on the Rise

Greek ferry operator Minoan Lines recorded improved net profits by 3 million euros to the tune of 20.7 million euros in 2016.

Minoan Lines MD Says Focus Now on Greece

The focus of Minoan Lines is now on Greece, its managing director Antonis Maniadakis said following the announcement that the company had exited the Adriatic service.

Minoan Lines Stops Adriatic Service After 35 Years

Grimaldi Group company Minoan Lines announced that it will stop serving the Patra-Ancona route after 35 years, limiting its operations exclusively to the Greek domestic market.

Lloyd’s List: Minoan Lines Honored with Passenger Line of the Year 2016 Award

Minoan Lines was honored with the “Passenger Line of the Year” award at Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2016 held recently in Athens.

Minoan Lines Changes Itineraries Due to 48-hour Strike of Greek Seamen

Ferry company Minoan Lines has informed that due to the announced 48-hour strike in Greece by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Association (PNO) from 6am on Friday, December 2, until 6am on Sunday, December 4, itineraries on the Heraklion – Piraeus line and Patras – Igoumenitsa –...

Minoan Lines Sees First Half 2016 Profits Surge

Greek ferry operator Minoan Lines recorded improved net profits to the tune of 12.2 million euros in the first half of 2016 up by 6.4 million euros compared to the same period last year.

Minoan Lines Sees Upturn in Q1 Net Profit

Greek ferry operator Minoan Lines recorded a 4 percent increase in net profit in the first quarter of 2016, a 68.3 percent rise compared to the same period in 2015.

Minoan Lines Announces Extra Itineraries for Wednesday, May 18

Minoan Lines has announced extra itineraries on the Heraklion – Piraeus line on Wednesday, May 18, due to increased traffic volumes for the transportation of agricultural goods.

Minoan Lines Cancels Itineraries due to 4-day Strike by Greek Seamen

Greek ferry company Minoan Lines has announced the cancellation of the Heraklion – Piraeus and Patras – Igoumenitsa - Ancona routes due to the four-day strike called by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Association (PNO) from May 6 until May 10.

Minoan Lines Announces Extra Itineraries on Friday, April 22

Due to increased passenger and commercial traffic a few days before the Holy Week of the Greek Orthodox Easter, ferry company Minoan Lines has announced extra itineraries on the Heraklion – Piraeus route on Friday, April 22.

Dropping Fuel Costs Boost Minoan Lines’ 2015 Profit

Greece-based shipping company Minoan Lines said recently, that its profit for 2015 had risen to 17.7 million euros primarily due to falling fuel prices.

Greece @ ITB 2016 – Photo Report by GTP

Greece received positive and optimistic messages from the German market at the leading trade fair for the worldwide travel industry, ITB Berlin, which marked 50 years.

Minoan’s Clout in Hellenic Seaways Grows

Aiming to boost its presence in the Aegean transportation sector by gaining a majority stake in Hellenic SeaWays (HSW), Greek shipping giant Minoan Lines acquired over 4.5 million euros, or 3.91 percent, of total share capital in HSW, which formerly belonged to Interamerican Group.

Minoan Lines Honored by Hellenic Cycling Federation

The Hellenic Cycling Federation (EOP) recently presented an honorary plaque to Greek passenger ferry company Minoan Lines for its ongoing support.