ANEK LINES continues its steady award-winning course and gets 3rd PRIZE for FINANCIAL RESULTS RECOVERY during the HRIMA Business Awards ceremony held in February (15/2) in one of Athens’ best known hotels.
ANEK LINES charmed the readers of internationally famous travel magazine CONDE NAST TRAVELLER who nominated it by an 85,78% rate as Top Ferry Company on Domestic and International Routes for 2009.
ΑΝΕΚ LINES’ super-luxurious F/B “ELYROS” received the Best Ferry Conversion Award by the ShipPax Awards. By placing “ELYROS” in the Chania-Piraeus route, ANEK practically proves its contribution to Crete’s steady development, and upgrades the island’s shipping connection to the mainland.
ΑΝΕΚ LINES was awarded as “Best Company of 2008 for Passenger Shipping” during the annual 5th Greek Shipping Awards organized by Lloyd’s List, confirming its leading position in contemporary shipping.
ANEK LINES, successfully completed the inspection of its entire fleet and received the specialized “Biosafety Trust Certification” by the Italian Classification Society (RINA). The certification of ANEK LINES confirms that every ship of the company is fully compliant with all the identified measures of the scheme against the spread of COVID-19. The innovative management system certification, internationally recognized in the shipping industry, is based on the ISO’s systematic approach to management systems combined with scientific best practices against the spread of infections together with the principles of organizational behavior management (OBM) to effectively control and prevent a contagion in a work context.
ANEK lines and its ships are active members of the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA).
- Supports the aim for “Safe Ships in Clean Seas” of the International Maritime Organization(IMO).
- Cultivates and promotes an environmental consciousness across all ranks of the maritime community, using every means of information, updating and publicity.
- Encourages the compliance with both national and international laws and regulations that Greece has ratified, governing pollution prevention and safety at sea.
- Assists the Greek State in relation to international legislation on the protection of the marine environment.
- Promotes the international effort that unites environmental regulations and voluntary will towards the elimination of ship-generated pollution and the upgrading of safety at sea.
The company receives the “We Do Local” award for F/B ELYROS, F/B EL.VENIZELOS, H/S/F OLYMPIC CHAMPION, H/S/F/ HELLENIC SPIRIT, F/B ASTERION II, F/B PREVELIS and F/B KRITI ΙΙ.
The contemporary, high standard fleet of ΑΝΕΚ LINES is certified by Quality Systems according to the ISO 9001: 2015 standard, as well as the HACCP Health and Safety Management System for the preparation and provision of meals according to the ISO 22000 standard, ensuring the quality of the services offered. The ISO System, a Quality of Service System, refers to the total qualities and characteristics of a service and to the service’s ability to satisfy expressed or implied needs. The HACCP System is a Food Health and Safety Management System that specifies and monitors the dangers (biological, chemical, or natural) that may affect food safety.
The modern high standard fleet of ΑΝΕΚ LINES is certified as per the ISO 9001: 2015 quality standard, as well as the HACCP Health and Safety Management System for the preparation and provision of meals according to the ISO 22000 standard, ensuring the quality of the services offered. The ISO System, a Quality of Service System, refers to the total qualities and characteristics of a service and to the service’s ability to satisfy expressed or implied needs. The HACCP System is a Food Health and Safety Management System that specifies and monitors the hazards (biological, chemical, or phusical) that may affect food safety.
ΑΝΕΚ LINES and its ships have been certified by the International Safety Management System (ISM Code), in accordance with all the international and national regulations, rules and directives on the safety of human life and property at sea and the protection of the marine environment, thus ensuring passenger comfort and safety.
The International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) certifies ANEK LINES and its ships regarding the prevention and confrontation of terrorist attacks, thus ensuring the comfort and security during your journeys.
The Italian Classification Society (RINA), which monitors and certifies ANEK’s ships is an internationally famous and acknowledged marine organization, member of IACS (International Association of Classification Societies), which consists of only 10 acknowledged classification societies from approximately 50 operating worldwide. Its main object is the monitoring and issue of certificates concerning the ships’ class, seaworthiness, safety & security, plus audits concerning the application of ISM/ISPS International Codes by the company and its ships, and issue of the corresponding certificates.
The ships of ANEK LINES are certified according to the requirements of the International Maritime Labour Convention, MLC 2006, which consolidates 68 existing conventions of International Labour Organization(ILO) and supplements the IMO’s (International Maritime, Organization ) regulatory regime.
This Convention focuses on seafarers’ employment and social rights:
- the right to a safe and secure workplace as per safety standards
- decent working and living conditions on board for all seafarers (accommodation, recreational facilities, food)
- the right to fair terms of employment
- the right of health protection, medical care, welfare measures and other forms of social protection.
The restaurants of H/S/F OLYMPIC CHAMPION and HELLENIC SPIRIT have been awarded the “Greek Cuisine” GNTO Quality Assurance Certificate, which confirms their outstanding performance, the use of qualitative Greek ingredients, plus their high-level facilities and services.