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 at 6am up to Friday, January 29 at 6am, itineraries on the Heraklion – Piraeus line and Patras – Igoumenitsa – Ancona/Trieste line will be amended.
Heraklion – Piraeus line
Itineraries on Wednesday, January 27, on the Heraklion – Piraeus line, will be cancelled. Furthermore, the vessels H/S/F KNOSSOS PALACE and H/S/F FESTOS PALACE will depart from the ports of Heraklion and Piraeus as follows:
– Heraklion – Piraeus: Departure from the port of Heraklion, whenever possible
– Piraeus – Heraklion: Departure from the port of Piraeus, Friday, January 29, upon the termination of the strike (06:00).
On Friday, January 29, the evening departures on the Heraklion-Piraeus route will be performed as per standard schedule.
Furthermore, Minoan Lines’ itineraries on Thursday, January 28, on the Patras – Igoumenitsa – Ancona/Trieste Line and vice versa will be suspended.
Itineraries will be performed on Friday, January 29, as follows:
– Patras – Igoumenitsa – Ancona (Cruise Europa): Departure from the port of Patras at 17:00 and from the port of Igoumenitsa at 23:00
– Trieste – Ancona – Igoumenitsa – Patras (Cruise Olympia): Departure from the port of Trieste at 04:30 and from the port of Ancona at 14:00 (instead of the official scheduled sailing at 16:30).