To achieve our aim, which is none other than offering the finest onboard experience to all passengers in our ships, we first see to their safety.
Certifications from Greek and foreign organizations in the field of Safe and Quality Onboard Transportation form the core of Minoan Lines' philosophy and practice in both land and sea.
Taking into account that the company holds the following qualifications:
A Certificate of Safety according to ISM (International Safety Management) standards, issued by the Directorate General for Merchant Ships Inspection (Y.E.N.)
An ISO 9001 Certification by RINA
Minoan Lines is fully capable of providing safe and quality transportation for both passengers and vehicles!
We make sure that you will be safe
All crewmembers onboard Minoan Lines are constantly trained in real conditions, in order to respond to each and every need that may arise during a journey, while all Minoan Lines' ships are fully equipped with state-of-the-art Life Saving Appliances, such as:
-Life jackets with rescue light and whistle
-High-speed rescue boats
-Life rafts, barrel-type, lowering
-Life rafts, barrel-type, automatic release
-Evacuation system (in ships build after 1995)
-Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon system
Furthermore, all Minoan Lines ships feature state-of-the-art fire prevention, detection and extinguishing systems, while our ships are build with fire-resistant materials.
For even more safety during a voyage, we thoroughly check the following:
-The possibility of a fire
-All fire doors
-All watertight doors
-All communication equipment
-The ship's garage spaces
In the event of a fire, you should know that all advanced Cruise Ferries of Minoan Lines feature:
-Fire doors, automatically sealing all spaces in the event of a fire.
-Fire alarm manual call points.
-Smoke detectors, automatically signaling the existence of a fire.
-Portable foam/ powder fire extinguishers.
-Permanent fire sprinkler system in the engine room.
-Wheeled fire extinguishers.
-Water sprinkler system in the ship's garage spaces.
-Fire-fighting systems throughout the ship.
-Automated sprinkler system.
-Squads equipped with fireproof suits, self-contained breathing apparatuses and all other suitable fire-fighting means.