NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

31/05/2000 - Blue Star Ithaki has arrived today at the port of Piraeus


The Board of Directors of Strintzis Lines Shipping S.A. announces the arrival of the first newbuilding vessel BLUE STAR ITHAKI at the Port of Piraeus today May 31, 2000.

BLUE STAR ITHAKI is a modern passenger car-ferry with service speed of 25 knots and capacity for 1,500 passengers and 300 private cars or 40 trucks and 130 private cars.

The ship has large and comfortable public spaces and it offers all the amenities for a luxurious and safe journey year-round independently of the weather conditions.

The vessel will introduce a new daily service connecting the port of Rafina with the Cycladic Islands of Syros-Paros-Naxos and Santorini. She will reduce the time required to reach these islands and will offer high quality on-board services.

BLUE STAR ITHAKI will mark a new era of services in the Greek Coastal shipping.

Technical Specifications
Speed : 25 Knots
Length : 123,8 m
Breadth : 18,9 m
Draft : 5,10 m
Main Engines Power : 16.500 kw
Gross Tonnage : 10.193 GRT
Load Capacity : 1.500 passengers, 300 cars or 40 trucks and 130 cars