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Celestyal Announces 2021 Cruise Season Start Date, New Terminal at Lavrion Port

Celestyal Cruises has announced its 2021 season resumption date and new dedicated terminal at Lavrion Port for its 3- and 4-night Iconic Aegean itineraries.

Greek Coast Guard Steps Up Checks on Ferries and Travelers

The Hellenic Coast Guard is stepping up checks on ferries and passengers to ensure that safety protocols against Covid-19 are being followed.

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.

TUI First to Start Cruises in Greece

TUI Cruises has become the first company to offer itineraries in Greece, after successfully restarting cruise travel from German ports.

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.

MSC Cruises Postpones Restart of ‘Magnifica’ Sailings

MSC Cruises has postponed the restart of cruises with its Magnifica ship until September 26.

MSC Cruises Includes Greece in Restart Plans

MSC Cruises announced that it will soon resume cruises in the Mediterranean with Greek destinations included in its itineraries.

Minoan Lines Officially Inaugurates Kydon Palace Cruise Ferry

Minoan Lines officially inaugurated "Kydon Palace", the newest cruise ferry of its fleet, during a ceremony held at the port of Piraeus.

Poros to Host East Med Yacht Show 2020

The East Med Yacht Show 2020 event will take place at the port of Poros during September 18-20.

Piraeus’ Landmark Tower to Get New Lease on Life

An abandoned tower in the heart of Piraeus will get a new lease on life after the Piraeus Municipality signed a concession deal for its redevelopment.

Seajets to Start Aegean Itineraries on July 3

Seajets, on July 3 will restart its itineraries from the ports of Piraeus, Lavrion and Heraklion, Crete, to over 30 destinations in the Aegean sea.

ANEK: Piraeus-Chania Route Back on Schedule with Elyros Ferry

ANEK Lines’ Elyros ferry has returned to the Piraeus–Crete route with daily departures from Piraeus and Chania.

ANEK Lines Promises Safe Ferry Travel to Crete

ANEK Lines promises safe ferry travel on its Piraeus – Crete routes in accordance with the measures announced by Greek authorities for the post-Covid-19 period.

Minoan Lines Offers Discounts on Ferry Tickets for Vulnerable Groups

Minoan Lines has announced its support to Greece's vulnerable groups through the offer of special discounts on ferry tickets for the Piraeus – Crete route.

Celestyal Supports Greece’s Vulnerable Groups, Healthcare Professionals

Celestyal Cruises is supporting Greece’s local communities and healthcare professionals in their efforts to curb the Covid-19 pandemic.

Municipality Invites Travelers to Visit #PiraeusfromHome

The Municipality of Piraeus has launched the #PiraeusfromHome campaign to promote the port city's unique features and locations.

Greece’s East Med Yacht Show 2020 Postponed

The East Med Yacht Show 2020, a prime yachting event scheduled to take place in Piraeus during May, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19: Major Drop in Passenger Traffic for Greek Ferries

Passenger traffic on Greece's coastal shipping transport services significantly decreased by 76.25 percent between March 16-22.

Seajets Launches Two New Routes to Serve More Destinations

Seajets has launched two new routes from the ports of Lavrio and Piraeus that serve a total of seven Greek destinations.

Minoan Lines’ Kydon Palace Ferry Connects Chania with Piraeus

Minoan Lines now connects the port of Piraeus with Chania on Crete with its eco-friendly “Kydon Palace” ferry.