Neptune Lines, founded in 1975, is a leading car carrier operator providing frequent, reliable and high-quality services to the automotive industry. The company operates regular liner services in more than 30 key ports in 19 countries in N. Europe, the entire Mediterranean as well as the Black Sea.
Neptune Lines has formed direct contracts and established long-standing relationships with all major car and commercial vehicle manufacturers, as well as with leading 3PL and 4PL companies, transporting more than 1,1 million cars and light commercial vehicles annually. It, also, specializes in the safe handling of project cargo, high and heavy units, agricultural and construction equipment (near zero percent damage ratio).
Modern and young fleet
Neptune Lines operates 16 Pure Car and Truck Carrier (“PCTC”) vessels with a total carrying capacity of more than 50,000 units. Τhe average fleet age correlated with the carrying capacity is 8,5 years and comprises one of the youngest fleet of PCTC vessels in Europe.
Greener shipping vision
Neptune Lines is firmly committed to the protection of the environment through established Environmental & Energy Efficiency policies. The last two additions to its Fleet, reveal not only the company’s intension but also, the outcome of its environmental & energy efforts. Specific measures such as voyage and speed optimization, application of advanced silicon based antifouling products and propeller re-blading, are only part of Neptune Lines energy efficiency programs.
Since 2010, it has achieved a 10,66% reduction of its CO2 emissions and it aims to further reduce them by 0,5% on an annual basis till 2022. All ships will be able to operate with LSFO as of 2020 to comply with MARPOL regulation.
Neptune Lines is the first Greek shipping company to publish a ‘Sustainability Report’ based on the ‘Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines’.
Neptune Lines is a signatory to the ‘United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)’ submitting an annual ‘Communication on Progress’ (COP) report, publicly available on the UN Global Compact website. The company is also an active member of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN).
– ‘Agility/ Innovation’ Award in 2015 by Renault
– ‘Dry Cargo Company of the Year’ Award in 2015 by Lloyds List
– ‘Corporate and Social Responsibility’ Award in 2016 by Renault