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 Thursday 22.09.2016 at 06:00 up to Saturday 24.09.2016 at 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 Thursday 22.09.2016 and on Friday 23.09.2016 on Heraklion – Piraeus Line, will be cancelled. Furthermore, on Saturday 24.09.2016 the vessels H/S/F KNOSSOS PALACE and H/S/F FESTOS PALACE will depart from the ports of Heraklion and Piraeus as follows:
SATURDAY 24.09.2016 – EXTRAORDINARY DAILY DEPARTURE
FROM HERAKLION & PIRAEUS
- HERAKLION – PIRAEUS, H/S/F KNOSSOS PALACE
Departure from the port of Heraklion, on Saturday (24.09.2016), at 08:30
- PIRAEUS – HERAKLION, H/S/F FESTOS PALACE
Departure from the port of Piraeus, on Saturday (24.09.2016), at 08:30
On Saturday (24.09.2016), 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 on Thursday 22.09 and Friday 23.09.2016 on Patras – Igoumenitsa - Ancona/Trieste Line will be suspended.
SATURDAY 24.09.2016 – EXTRAORDINARY DAILY DEPARTURE – FROM PATRAS
- PATRAS – IGOUMENITSA – ANCONA, CRUISE EUROPA
DEPARTURE: From Patras at 07:00 in the morning via Igoumenitsa to Ancona
The evening scheduled departure from Patras via Igoumenitsa to Ancona will not be performed
Β. DEPARTURES FROM ITALY - GREECE
MINOAN LINES’ sailings on Trieste / Ancona – Igoumenitsa - Patras line will be suspended, on Thursday 22.09.2016 from Trieste and on Saturday 24.09.2016 from Ancona.
FRIDAY 23.09.2016 - EXTRAORDINARY DAILY DEPARTURE – FROM TRIESTE
- TRIESTE – ANCONA – IGOUMENITSA - PATRAS , CRUISE OLYMPIA
DEPARTURE: From Trieste at 10:30 (local time) in the morning to the port of Patras
SATURDAY 24.09.2016 – SUSPENDED DEPARTURE FROM ANCONA
- ANCONA – IGOUMENITSA - PATRAS , SUSPENDED ITINERARY
SUNDAY 25.09.2016 – EXTRAORDINARY DAILY DEPARTURE FROM ANCONA
- ANCONA – IGOUMENITSA - PATRAS , CRUISE EUROPA
DEPARTURE: from ANCONA at 11:00 (local time) in the morning, via Igoumenitsa to Patras
The evening scheduled departure from Ancona via Igoumenitsa to Patras will not be performed
Furthermore, please kindly note that sailings on the North Adriatic route will be performed as per standard schedule on Sunday 25.09.2016, departing from the port of Patras and on Monday 26.09.2016, from the port of Ancona.
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 9896556 & +39 040 360333) prior to their trip.
MINOAN LINES’ Press Office
Heraklion, September 20, 2016