NEORION Shipyard was established in 1861. Located on the island of Syros, in the heart of the Aegean Sea, it soon became famous for the quality of its services, provided by some of the most experienced craftsmen in the Mediterranean.
In the wake of technological evolution, NEORION underwent a wide expansion during the early seventies, emerging as one of the most competitive ship - repair centers in the area.
Today, NEORION Shipyard is flexing again its steel muscles, meeting the challenges of the 21st century.
Privately owned by since September 1994 by NEORION New S.A. Syros Shipyards, manned by expert managers at all levels and with an extensive modernization program already under way, NEORION steams again full-speed ahead into the New Era, flying high the flag of quality and reliability in the service of the shipping industry.
In 1997, Neorion acquired another big shipyard, Elefsis Shipyards, while it diversified into new fields (like the construction of luxury mega-yachts, and even subcontracting work for aerospace companies) and is fully active today in the form of the powerful Neorion Group of Companies, having entered a new era in its long history.
Luxury Cruise Vessels
A line of giga-Luxury Yachts complying fully with the latest SOLAS regulations and furnished with all the certificates required as Passenger Vessels for International voyages is currently being constructed in NEORION.
These luxury yachts are characterized by unique construction quality and high equipment standards with respect to the building procedure itself and by using the most modern technology in the fields of communication, safety, control - monitoring, audio - visual systems, integrated - navigation systems etc.
On one hand, the quality of their interiors is unsurpassed, equal to the best of the international market, on the other hand, the vessels are hydro dynamically optimised, even with respect to the wash effect.
Special attention has been paid to their design and construction in order to achieve low maintenance cost, the lowest possible fuel consumption, environmental protection and the maximum speed performance.
The construction of the vessels is focused on providing comfort and safety to their guests. This is achieved by means of vibration and noise control systems and by an air conditioning installation, which allows the temperature and humidity of each area to be controlled independently.
Modern equipment in all areas such us galleys, pantries, laundries and also garbage treatment systems USCG certified and biochemical treatment systems are used.
The retractable type stabilizers, the modern life boats and tenders, the diving equipment, the spa area which includes Jacuzzi, aquarium, saunas, steam baths, massage rooms, beauty saloon are assets which add to the unique standard of the yachts.
Furthermore, other more practical aspects such as first aid room, cameras, alarms and monitoring stations, a business center, home cinemas etc. are also of high priority.
Therefore, these vessels must be considered as innovative constructions, internationally competitive, which are supported by contemporary shipbuilding facilities in Neorion New S.A. Syros Shipyards and encompassing important investments already made and evolving continuously.
NEORION has invested over 12 million euros to support the construction and maintenance of these vessels. The infrastructure includes a syncro lift, which is one of the biggest in Eastern Mediterranean, with its land system as well as specialized sheltered areas for the completion and maintenance of the vessels.