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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.

Minoan Lines Amends Itineraries Due to Ferry Workers Strike

Minoan Lines has amended itineraries on the domestic and Adriatic lines due to the strike in Greece by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Association (PNO).

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 Announces Changes to Heraklion-Piraeus Route in November

Minoan Lines has informed that its scheduled sailings on the Heraklion – Piraeus line will be amended from November 8 until November 26.

Minoan Lines: Change of Itineraries Due to 48-hour Strike on September 22-23

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 Thursday, September 22, until 6am on Saturday, September 24, itineraries on the Heraklion – Piraeus line and Patras – Igoumenitsa –...

Hellenic Seaways Up for Grabs, Let the Bidding Begin

A 40.4 percent stake in ferry services provider Hellenic Seaways (HSW) is up for sale after Piraeus Bank launched an open international tender for the company this week.

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.

Hellenic Seaways Launches New Ferry ‘Nissos Samos’ with Friendly Rates

A new ferry operated by Hellenic Seaways is set to hit Greek waters on Friday, serving Piraeus - Mesta Chios - Mytilini - Limnos - Thessaloniki the company said this week. With a capacity of 2,200 passengers, the Nissos Samos’ first voyage will be inaugurated later today by...

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 Cancels Extra Itineraries for Wednesday, May 18

Minoan Lines informed on Tuesday that the announced extra itineraries on the Heraklion – Piraeus line for Wednesday, May 18, at 11am, will not be performed.

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.

Hellenic Seaways Sets Pace for 2016 with New Ship, Routes

At the eastern Attica port of Rafina, Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways recently welcomed the Hellenic Highspeed, which is ready to serve the Rafina - Tinos - Mykonos - Paros - Ios - Santorini route this summer season.

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.

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.

Minoan Lines: Change of Itineraries Due to 48-hour Strike on Feb 4-5

Minoan Lines informs its passengers that due to the announced 48-hour strike in Greece by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Association (PNO) on February 4-5, itineraries on the Heraklion – Piraeus line and Patras – Igoumenitsa – Ancona/Trieste line will be amended.

Minoan Lines: Change of Itineraries Due to 48-hour Strike on Jan 27-29

Minoan Lines informs its passengers that due to the announced 48-hour strike in Greece by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Association (PNO) as of Wednesday, January 27 up to Friday, January 29, itineraries on the Heraklion – Piraeus line and Patras – Igoumenitsa – Ancona/Trieste line...

Minoan Lines: Change of Itineraries Due to 24-hour Strike on Dec 3

Minoan Lines informs its passengers that its itineraries will be amended, due to the announced 24-hour general Panhellenic strike in Greece on Thursday, December 3.