ΑΝΕΚ LINES was established in 1967 when a few visionaries from Crete, Greece decided to take a stance and come up with a solution to the problem of travelling from and to their island on modern and safe ships. A few hundred tradesmen, businessmen, pensioners and farmers, were motivated and joined their forces to materialize the bold idea of establishing the first multi-shareholder shipping company in the world. ΑΝΕΚ LINES is the only Greek coastal shipping company that has been operating continuously since 1967 keeping alive the vision of its founders for growth and ongoing improvement of services. The company that launched in 1967 with only one ship and just a few employees, is currently owning, managing and operating 9 vessels, serving various destinations in Aegean and Adriatic Seas by employing around 700 crew and staff members. ANEK LINES aims to offer high quality services to its customers by enlarging its commercial network, by creating new routes, by enhancing investment opportunities and challenges in the shipping field, by implementing well targeted marketing strategies which take into account all the specific peculiarities of each market, it efficiently and competitively activates its total potential in Greece and Europe. At the same time, ANEK LINES is a socially aware company and has responsibly contributed for years to the community through major environmental and cultural sponsorships. The company is on a constant effort to keep up with and adapt to the evolution in naval, marine and maritime technologies and techniques in order to sustain its competitive advantage and financial viability. Above all, ANEK LINES is committed to ensure the highest possible passenger comfort and safety levels. ANEK LINES is a pioneer in the Greek coastal shipping, introducing technological innovations, always aiming at ensuring the safety of its passengers and top quality services aboard.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 883302.
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