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Minoan Lines on its Way to Launch Piraeus-Chania Route

Minoan Lines expects to receive permission to launch the ferry route connecting Piraeus with Chania, Crete, this summer.

‘Let’s Clean-up Europe’ Underway, Greek Volunteers Set Example

More than 5,000 volunteers in Greece are setting a bright example by collecting litter and raising awareness as part of the ongoing “Let’s Clean-up Europe” campaign.

Greek Ferries Amend Itineraries Due to Seamen’s Strike on May 30

Greek ferry companies will amend their itineraries on the domestic and Adriatic lines due to a 24-hour strike called by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation for May 30.

Minoan Lines Amends April 18 Itineraries due to 24-hour Strike

Minoan Lines announced that it will amend the itineraries on its domestic lines on April 18, due to a strike by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Association (PNO).

Minoan Lines Wins ‘Best Greek Coastal Shipping Company’ Title

Minoan Lines was announced “Best Greek Coastal Shipping Company” at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018 held in Athens.

Grimaldi Agrees to Sell Hellenic Seaways Shares to Attica Group

Attica Group reached an agreement with Minoan Lines, owned by Grimaldi Group, to acquire its 48.53 percent stake in Hellenic Seaways.

Grimaldi to Appeal to EU Competition Authority Over Hellenic Seaways Deal

Grimaldi Group plans to file a complaint to the EC's DG for Competition over the deal between Attica Group and Hellenic Seaways.

Attica Group to Acquire 50.3 Percent of Hellenic Seaways

Attica Group has reached a tentative agreement to acquire the majority of stakes, 50.3 percent, of Hellenic Seaways for 30.61 million euros.

Minoan Lines Elects New Board Of Directors

Passenger ferry company Minoan Lines has elected a new Board of Directors for a 4-year mandate.

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.

Hellenic Seaways Announces Start of Paros, Naxos, Santorini Ferry Route

Hellenic Seaways has launched ferry services from the port of Piraeus to Paros, Naxos and Santorini with the 'Nissos Samos'.

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.

4th Tourism Awards: Greek Industry Champions Announced for 2017

Greek tourism’s best practices and most innovative initiatives were rewarded at the Tourism Awards 2017 ceremony in Athens.

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.