MINOAN LINES would like to inform all passengers that, due to the announced 48-hour strike, by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Association (PNO), as of Friday 02.12.2016 (06:00) to Sunday 04.12.2016 (06:00), our company’s sailings on Heraklion – Piraeus Line and Patras – Igoumenitsa - Ancona/Trieste Line will be amended as follows:
Domestic Line (Heraklion- Piraeus Line)
MINOAN LINES’ evening sailings on Friday 02.12.2016 and on Saturday 03.12.2016, on Heraklion – Piraeus Line, will be cancelled. Furthermore, on Sunday 04.12.2016 the vessels H/S/F KNOSSOS PALACE and H/S/F FESTOS PALACE will depart from the ports of Heraklion and Piraeus, as follows:
SUNDAY 04.12.2016 – EXTRAORDINARY MIDDAY ITINERARY
- HERAKLION – PIRAEUS, H/S/F FESTOS PALACE
Departure from the port of Heraklion, at 07:00
- PIRAEUS – HERAKLION, H/S/F KNOSSOS PALACE
Departure from the port of Piraeus, at 07:00
SUNDAY 04.12.2016 – EVENING ITINERARIES
On SUNDAY (04.12.2016), the evening departures on Heraklion-Piraeus route will be performed as per standard schedule.
North Adriatic Line (Patras – Igoumenitsa – Ancona – Trieste Line)
On the North Adriatic line, due to the strike, the itineraries will be amended as follows:
Α. DEPARTURES FROM GREECE – ITALY
MINOAN LINES’ sailings from the port of Patras, on Friday 02.12.2016 and Saturday 03.12.2016, will be suspended.
THURSDAY 01.12.2016 – CHANGE OF DEPARTURE TIME FROM PATRAS (18:00)
- PATRAS – IGOUMENITSA - ANCONA, CRUISE EUROPA
SUNDAY 04.12.2016 – EXTRAORDINARY ITINERARY – FROM PATRAS
(when departure is permitted)
- PATRAS – IGOUMENITSA - ANCONA, CRUISE OLYMPIA
Cruise Olympia will sail from the port of Patras via Igoumentisa to Ancona, on Sunday 04.12.16, when departure is permitted, instead of the scheduled departure time at 18:00, on the same day.
B. DEPARTURES FROM ITALY – GREECE
MINOAN LINES’ sailings on Trieste / Ancona – Igoumenitsa - Patras line will be suspended, on Thursday 01.12.2016 and on Sunday 04.12.2016, from Italy.
FRIDAY 02.12.2016 – EXTRAORDINARY ITINERARY – FROM TRIESTE
- TRIESTE – ANCONA – IGOUMENITSA - PATRAS , CRUISE OLYMPIA
DEPARTURE: From Trieste at 10:30 (local time), to Ancona, Igoumenitsa with final port of call the port of Patras.
- ANCONA – IGOUMENITSA - PATRAS , CRUISE EUROPA
DEPARTURE: From Ancona at 16:30 (local time), via Igoumenitsa, with final port of call the port of Patras.
(as per standard schedule).
Furthermore, please kindly note that sailings on the North Adriatic route will be performed, as per standard schedule, on Monday 05.12.2016, departing from Greece and Italy respectively.
Please kindly note that in case that the duration of the strike will be extended, MINOAN LINES will be sending a new press release to inform passengers and partners accordingly.
For further information regarding MINOAN LINES’ scheduled departures, all passengers are kindly advised to contact their travel agent, MINOAN LINES General or Premium Sales Agents, at the PanHellenic telephone numbers 801-11-75000 (landline) & 18175 (cell phone and landline), the ports of departure or MINOAN LINES’ port agencies (Heraklion: +30 2810 229602, Piraeus: +30 210 4145744, Athens: +30 210 3376910, Patras: +30 2610 426000, Igoumenitsa: +30 26650 24404, Ancona: +39 071 201708, Trieste +39 040 3220053) prior to their trip.