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New Smart Hotel Opens Right Next to Piraeus Port

The Port Square, a new smart hotel in Piraeus, has opened its doors right next to the city’s port.

Piraeus Port Authority Receives 3 Certifications for Sustainability Standards

The Piraeus Port Authority has received three ISO certifications for its commitment to implementing best practices in solutions for quality, environmental and energy management.

High Court Decision Stops Key Investments at Piraeus Port

Greece’s highest court has temporarily halted important investments at the country’s largest port in Piraeus.

Piraeus Port Authority Achieves Highest Level of Profitability of All Time

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) has released its financial results for 2021 and stated that its profitability last year reached its highest level ever.

Piraeus Port Authority Among Most Sustainable Companies in Greece for 2022

The Piraeus Port Authority is included on the list of the “Most Sustainable Companies in Greece for 2022” released by the QualityNet Foundation.

Cruise Segment Gives Boost to Piraeus Port’s Revenue

The cruise, car handling and coastal shipping segments gave a boost to the Piraeus Port Authority's revenue in the first half of 2021.

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.