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Zorbas Restaurant to Participate in 2nd ‘Dine Athens’ Event

Zorbas Restaurant in Piraeus has announced that it is participating in the second “Dine Athens” event with a special seafood menu.
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Piraeus Aims to Highlight Ancient History Via Pedestrian Walkway

A pedestrian walkway across Zea Marina in Piraeus is set to offer archaeology lovers a seaside stroll through time as it aims to connect wall fortifications, towers and ancient harbor finds.
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Greece: Ferry Travel Disruption Due to Bad Weather

Due to bad weather in Greece, a ban has been imposed on ferry departures from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio to the islands.
Posted On 29 Dec 2016

Piraeus Port Investments, Upgrades to Focus on Cruise Travel

Boosting investments and upgrading port infrastructure to facilitate incoming cruise tourism topped the agenda of talks between the Piraeus Port Authority and the municipality recently.
Posted On 14 Dec 2016

‘Highspeed 7’ Returns to Piraeus Refurbished, Ready to Begin Summer Service

After a nine-month full refurbishment, the Highspeed 7 has returned to the port of Piraeus to begin operating the Heraklion - Santorini - Ios - Paros - Mykonos route for the summer season.
Posted On 06 Jun 2016

Attica Group Offers Humanitarian Assistance to Refugees in Piraeus, Samos

Attica Group, the parent company of Superfast Ferries and Blue Star Ferries, has delivered quantities of fresh milk, juice and cereal to the refugees that have found temporary shelter at the passenger stations of the port of Piraeus and distributed light meals to the refugees on Samos.
Posted On 04 Mar 2016

European Capital of Culture 2021: 14 Cities in Greece Running for the Title

Corfu, Delphi, Eleusina, Ioannina, Kalamata, Larissa, Lesvos, Messolonghi, Piraeus, Rhodes, Salamina, Samos, Tripoli and Volos are candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021.
Posted On 24 Feb 2016

Athens Shipping Meet to Take Up the Challenge

Employment, environment, financing and Piraeus’ growth are the challenges to be explored at the 2nd Naftemporiki Shipping Conference which kicks off on Tuesday, January 26, at the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso resort in Vouliagmeni.
Posted On 25 Jan 2016

Doctors of the World Offer Charity Medical Aid to Refugees on Hellenic Seaways Ferries

International medical charity Doctors of the World (DOTW) and Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways have joined forces to meet the health needs of refugees travelling on ferries from the Greek islands to Athens.
Posted On 19 Jan 2016

Celestyal Installs 43 New Balconies on the ‘Crystal’

Celestyal Cruises has completed the installation of 43 new balconies on the Celestyal Crystal following a 20-day refurbishment.
Posted On 09 Dec 2015

East Med Yacht Show 2016 to Spotlight ‘Destination Piraeus’

The Marina Zea in Piraeus is getting ready to hold the 15th East Med Yacht Show in 2016 and welcome international charter professionals, private yacht brokers and travel agents to give a broad display of over 60 Greek luxury crewed yachts for charter.
Posted On 02 Dec 2015

Greece’s ‘East Med Yacht Show’ Changes Location, Goes to Piraeus

After being held for many years in the docks of Poros Island, in 2016 the East Med Yacht Show will be held in the Zea Marina in Piraeus.
Posted On 30 Oct 2015

Passenger Traffic at Greek Ports Drops 12.38%

The Greek coastal shipping sector saw over 250,000 less passengers travelling through the country’s ports in July and the first 15 days of August compared to the same period in 2014.
Posted On 18 Aug 2015

Video: First Modern Olympic Games Honored at Commemorative Swim Event in Piraeus

119 years after the first modern Olympic Games, a commemorative open water swim revived in Pasalimani during the recent Maritime Days event in Piraeus.
Posted On 12 Jun 2015

Piraeus 2015

In 2015, Greece's largest port, Piraeus, will celebrate European Maritime Day by hosting a four days series of events, on 28-31 May.

Traditional Boat Show 2015

The 3rd Traditional Boat Show will take place on 27-30 May 2015 at the port of Piraeus. The show it will be part of the festivities of the “European Maritime Day”.

‘Quantum of the Seas’ Super Smartship Hits Greek Shores

Shipping Minister Thodoris Dritsas, Deputy Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and the US Ambassador to Greece David Pearce were at the port of Piraeus on Monday morning to welcome the Quantum of the Seas, one of the largest cruisers to dock at the Greek port.
Posted On 19 May 2015

MSC ‘Musica’: When Luxury Sails Greek Waters

Luxury liner MSC Musica has set sail for Greek waters with Piraeus as its first port of call on May 7.
Posted On 13 May 2015

New Bus Line Links Piraeus with Athens City Center

The cruise terminal in Piraeus is now only a 30-minute bus ride away from the center of Athens thanks to the new X80 bus line “Piraeus-Acropolis-Syntagma Express” that launched on Thursday, April 30.
Posted On 30 Apr 2015

Piraeus Port Marks European Maritime Day with Conference, Events and Shows

On the occasion of European Maritime Day, celebrated annually throughout Europe on May 20, Piraeus will hold a conference focusing on ports and coasts as engines for Blue Growth.
Posted On 22 Apr 2015