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Master Plan for Piraeus Port Upgrade Approved

The master plan for the upgrade of Piraeus Port, which includes a 600-million-euro investment for its expansion, has been approved.

Piraeus Port Authority Makes Cruise Tourism a Top Priority

The Piraeus Port Authority is moving ahead with actions to establish Greece’s largest port into a major homeport in the Mediterranean.

US International Propeller Club to hold Annual Maritime Convention in Athens

The International Propeller Club, one of the world’s oldest international maritime organizations, will hold its 96th annual convention in Athens, Greece, during September 20-22.

Piraeus Among Top 10 Global Ports in 2022 Shipping Index

Τhe Port of Piraeus ranked 9th internationally on the Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index.

Greece Takes First Step to Create Museum of Underwater Antiquities in Piraeus

The Piraeus Port Authority has handed over a 1934 silo to the Greek Culture Ministry so that it may be converted into a Museum of Underwater Antiquities.

Greek Ports See Ferry Activity Skyrocket for Easter

For the first time in the two years of Covid-19, island-bound traffic from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio soared with the Cyclades, Crete and Rhodes winning over a large share of Easter travelers.

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.

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.

Greece – China Cement Ties with 16 Strategic Deals

Greece and China paved the way for strong partnerships in dozens of areas during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Athens.

Tourism Paves Way to New Era in Greece-China Ties

The Tourism Ministry is preparing a strategic plan to reach out to the Chinese market, aiming to bring some 500,000 Chinese travelers to Greece by 2021.

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 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.

Tekal Provisional Winner of Piraeus Cruise Terminal Tender

Construction firm Tekal appears to have provisionally won the tender for the extension of the cruise passenger terminal at Piraeus Port.

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 Silo to Become Underwater Antiquities Museum

A 1934 silo on the port of Piraeus is set to be converted into a Museum of Underwater Antiquities, following the scheme's approval by Greece’s Port Planning and Development Committee.

Piraeus’ Port Deemed Best for Cruises in East Med Region

The port of Piraeus was honored as the "Best Port from the East Med Region", at the MedCruise Awards 2019 event held in Genoa, Italy.

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.