Press Release

Minoan Lines announces that in the evening of Thursday, January 18th, 2018, the vessel H/S/F FESTOS PALACE, during the departure maneuvering for her scheduled itinerary from the port of Heraklion, hit the pier slightly, due to the stormy winds and the intense weather phenomena that prevailed in the area, resulting in minor damages to the outer shell of the ship.
In accordance with the Safety Management Regulations requirements of the vessel’s classification society, H/S/F FESTOS PALACE remained at the port of Heraklion, and after her inspection, it was proved to be completely seaworthy and departed today morning for the port of Piraeus.
All the passengers stayed overnight on board, they are safe and very good at their health.
Her scheduled for today’s itinerary from the port of Piraeus will regularly take place at 21:00.
For more information, passengers are advised to contact Minoan Lines’ Central Agencies via the Panhellenic Reservation numbers 801-11-75000 (landline) & 18175 (landline or mobile), the company's port offices (Heraklion: 2810 -399899, 2810 229602, Piraeus: 210-4145744, Athens: 210-3376910), or their travel agent.

Heraklion, 19th January 2018