In 1975, Nicolas Travlos founded Neptune Shipping Agencies S.A., a cargo and ship handling services company. Soon after, the company started representing tramp and tanker owners.
By 1980, the Company’s activities expanded to include vessel chartering in the Mediterranean Sea.
In the early ’80s Neptune Lines Shipping and Managing Enterprises S.A. was established, owning and operating general cargo and container vessels. By 1986, the Company was operating its first RO/RO vessel and soon after its first Pure Car Carrier (PCC).
By the early ’90s, Neptune Lines was enjoying the recognition of major car manufacturers and had increased its fleet to support growing demand.
During the period from late 2000 until 2006, the Company’s fleetexpanded further through the ownership of newbuilding vessels.
In 2009-2010, four new generation sister vessels were added (Neptune Odyssey, Neptune Iliad, Neptune Kefalonia and Neptune Ithaki) with 3,200 car capacity each.
In 2014, two eco-design newbuildings, Neptune Galene and Neptune Thalassa, built in Hyundai Mipo Dockyard with latest propulsion and environmental technologies, were added to the fleet.
In 2015, two new acquisitions, Neptune Hellas and Neptune Horizon, of approx. 3,800 car units each, bring the owned fleet to 15 vessels.
Star Sea Management Private Limited is providing exclusive Manning & Crewing Services for its Foreign and Indian shipping clients with equal tie-ups with Ship Owners,Ship Management Companies or Owner’s Representatives and Managers.