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Greece’s Tourism Ministry Honors Key Figures for Contribution to Industry

The Greek Tourism Ministry honored key figures of the industry for their efforts and contribution to tourism over the past years.

Thessaloniki-Izmir Ferry Connection to Start October 10

Coastal shipping company Levante Ferries will connect Thessaloniki in northern Greece with Izmir in Turkey through a new ferry service as of October 10.

Thessaloniki Cruise Ship Arrivals Rise Tenfold from 2019

The port of the Greek city of Thessaloniki is expected to close this year with a total of 60 cruise ship arrivals compared to just six calls in 2019, a tenfold increase.

Thessaloniki – Izmir Ferry Service Expected in September

A new ferry service that will connect Thessaloniki in northern Greece with Izmir in Turkey is expected to begin next month.

Three Bids for Majority Stake of Igoumenitsa Port

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund has received three binding offers for the acquisition of a majority stake in the port of Igoumenitsa in northwestern Greece.

Celestyal Boosts Thessaloniki’s Reputation as a Cruise Destination

Journalists from Serbia, Romania and Poland had the chance to experience Thessaloniki as a homeport destination during a fam trip held by Celestyal Cruises.

New Thessaloniki – Izmir Ferry Connection to Include Stopover at Lesvos

A new ferry service connecting Thessaloniki in Greece and the Turkish town of Izmir with a stopover at Lesvos is scheduled to begin services in July.

Thessaloniki to Welcome First Cruise Ship of the Year with New Luggage Transport Services

Thessaloniki will welcome the first cruise ship of 2022 on February 5 with new check-in and luggage transport services.

Thessaloniki Set to Welcome Cruise Ships from March 2022

Thessaloniki will kick off its cruise season on March 6 with 60 percent of all itineraries to home port in the northern Greek city.

Posidonia: Greece Leads the Way in Mediterranean Cruise Travel Restart

Global cruise companies are hoping to stimulate traveler interest and kick-start operations from Greece this summer.

Thessaloniki’s Pier VI Extension Project Attracts Seven Suitors

A project for the extension of Thessaloniki’s sixth pier has attracted the interest of seven companies/consortia from Greece and other European countries.

Thessaloniki Port’s Pier VI Extension Project Approved

The Thessaloniki Port Authority has entered into a deal with Hill International for the project management of the port’s Pier VI extension.

New Development Model for 10 Greek Ports

Greece's government will be implementing a new model for the development of 10 state-owned ports, according to the Greek Shipping Minister.

Report: Thessaloniki Port Could Boost Balkan Activity

Thessaloniki Port, the second largest container port in Greece, can boost activity in the Balkan region and Southeastern Europe, once upgrade works are completed.

Greece’s New Shipping Minister Sets Agenda

Updating the legal framework that covers shipping activities and encouraging the construction of “green ships” are some of the priorities set by newly appointed Shipping Minister Fotis Kouvelis.

Greek Assets Body Aims to Launch Third Port Privatization Phase in Fall

Following the sale of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, Greece's assets body is aiming to launch the third privatization phase of 10 ports across the country in fall.

Chios Forum Explores Future of European Port Policy

European port policy was the focus of the two-day Jean Monnet symposium, which was recently held on the Aegean island of Chios.

First Thessaloniki Port Works to Be Ready Ahead of Plan

Infrastructure works budgeted at 180 million euros may be ready ahead of schedule at the port of Thessaloniki in northern Greece.

Thessaloniki Welcomes First Cruise Ship for 2018

Thessaloniki welcomed 82 passengers who arrived at its port aboard the Serenissima, marking the first cruise arrival to the Greek city in 2018.

Thessaloniki Port Authority Sale a Done Deal

South Europe Gateway Thessaloniki Limited (SEGT) is now the majority shareholder in the Thessaloniki Port Authority, with a share of 67 percent.
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