At a premier award ceremony that was held at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel onDecember 2nd, 2016,MINOAN LINES,a proud member of the Grimaldi Group, was accorded, for a second time, the prestigious award“PASSENGER LINE OF THE YEAR”by the esteemed international shipping journal “LLOYD’S LIST”.

This exceptional distinction is of great significance and represents a great honor for our company given the respected reputation and high profile of the said institution and the high competition in the respective sector.

On behalf ofMINOAN LINESBoard of Directors,the award was received by the company's Managing Director, Mr. Antonis Maniadakis.

Commenting on this honorable distinction, Mr. Antonis Maniadakis stated:“It is truly a great honor, an exceptional distinction and another great achievement for our company. We would like to thank:I)Ourmain shareholders/owners,Grimaldi Group, for their on-going support, confidence and trust in Minoan Lines,II)Ourcargo associatesandsales partnersin Greece and in Europe for their cooperation and commitment to promoting our corporate brand name worldwide during all those years and ourloyal passengersfor their preference in travelling on boardMinoan Lines’cruise ferries. Finally, my heartfelt thanks to our personnel at sea and on land for their professionalism and effectiveness.”

The ceremony was attended by members of the Board of Directors, executives and partners ofMINOAN LINES.


Press Office

Heraklion, December 5, 2016