12/05/2000 - Delivery of Blue Star Ithaki

The Board of Directors of Strintzis Lines Shipping S.A. is pleased to announce the delivery of Blue Star Ithaki from Daewoo Heavy Industries Ltd shipyard.

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 vessel has large public spaces and offers all the amenities and comfort for a luxurious and safe journey.

The vessel is designed especially for the domestic routes. Blue Star Ithaki will introduce a new daily year round service in the Aegean Sea (Cycladic Islands).

She will reduce the time required to reach the Cycladic Islands and will offer high quality on-board services.

Blue Star Ithaki is the first brand-new conventional passenger-car ferry that will operate in the domestic routes.

In addition to Blue Star Ithaki, Strintzis Lines operates four more conventional passenger-car ferries and two passenger catamarans in the Aegean and the Ionian Sea.