On September 12, 2023, Hellenic Seaways’ ARIADNE entered service on the Piraeus – Heraklion (Crete) line.
The large ship was serving on the Patras-Ancona international line since July 25 and replaced Anek Lines’ KRITI II. She will sail along with Anek Lines’ ELYROSs, which also transferred from Chania (Crete) replacing BLUE HORIZON.
ARIADNE was built in Japan in 1996. Her carrying capacity is for 2,045 passengers and 640 cars (2,050 lane meters), at a speed of up to 21 knots.
Photo: Hellenic Seaways