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Celestyal Cruises Resumes Operations from Piraeus Port

Celestyal Cruises has resumed operations from Piraeus Port with its signature seven-night “Idyllic Aegean” itinerary on the Celestyal Crystal.

Piraeus Port Authority to Create New Park, Bike Lane

The Piraeus Port Authority has announced plans to create a new playground and bicycle lane at the city’s port for residents and visitors.

Piraeus Port Gets Passenger Disembarkation Platform for Emergencies

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) has created a new passenger disembarkation platform for emergencies at the Piraeus port.

Piraeus Port Authority Gets 3 ISO Management System Certificates from Lloyd’s Register

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) has been awarded with three ISO management system certificates by Lloyd's Register.

Piraeus Port Authority and Attica Region Partner to Safeguard Cruise Travel

The Piraeus Port Authority and the Region of Attica have partnered to ensure and protect the health of all visitors and employees at the port of Piraeus.

24-hour Ferry Strike at Piraeus Port on Thursday

Ferry transport in Greece is expected to be disrupted on Thursday, September 24, due to a 24-hour strike at the Piraeus Port by five seamen’s unions.

Piraeus Port Container Handling Leader in the Med

Piraeus port leads the way in container handling capacity in the Mediterranean, holding 4th spot in Europe and 26th rank globally, according to Lloyd’s List.

Attica Region Launches Regular Covid-19 Testing at Piraeus Port

Medical teams stationed at Piraeus port will conduct random Covid-19 tests on returning travelers as part of ongoing efforts to curb the spread of the virus.

Works Begin on Piraeus Port’s New Cruise Terminal

Greece’s largest port, Piraeus, will be able to handle larger cruise ships and establish itself as a home port once construction works on a new terminal are completed.

Piraeus Port to Transform with €140m Backing from EIB

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has formally agreed to provide 140 million euros to support expansion and upgrading of Piraeus Port, Greece's main port.

Piraeus Port Development Tops Greek PM’s China Agenda

The development of Piraeus port into one of Europe’s leading container terminals topped Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' agenda of talks during his recent visit to China.

Piraeus Port Sees Homeporting Grow by 18% in Jan-Sept

Homeporting activity at the port of Piraeus was up by 18.2 percent during the first nine months of 2019, according to the Piraeus Port Authority.

Piraeus Port Development Project Approved

Greece’s Port Planning and Development Committee has approved a 611.8-million-euro investment plan for the modernization and upgrade of Piraeus Port.

Piraeus Port Upgrade Blueprint Gets Green Light

A revised master plan for the upgrade of Piraeus Port has been approved by Greece’s Port Planning and Development Committee.

Greek Shipping Ministry Welcomes Updated €800m Piraeus Port Plan

Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis expressed his satisfaction with a new updated master plan for the development of the Piraeus Port.

Piraeus Port Upgrade Closer to Implementation with Revised Plan

Cosco has revised the master plan for the Piraeus Port, which now also includes the construction of a cruise terminal service center with Duty Free Shops.

Shipping Minister Puts Piraeus Port Investment on Track

The Greek government is pushing ahead with major investment projects, including the master plan for the development of Piraeus port.

Piraeus Port Master Plan Provisionally Approved

Greece’s Port Planning and Development Committee provisionally approved the master plan for the upgrade of the port of Piraeus, which includes the creation of four hotels.

Windstar Cruises Docks at Piraeus Port in Greece

The Wind Star vessel of Windstar Cruises was presented to a group of Greek travel agents while it was docked in the port of Piraeus.

Piraeus Port Welcomes Newly-built Cruise Ships

The Piraeus port recently welcomed two of the largest cruise ships in the world: Royal Caribbean's "Spectrum of the Seas" and Ponant's "Bougainville".