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Port activities linked to the handling of ferries and ferry passengers. Includes passenger terminal investment.

New ferry between Volos and Alexandria promoted

Alexandria, Egypt (PortSEurope) September 29, 2023 – The Managing Director of the Port of Volos Organization, Sokratis Anagnostou, was in Egypt last week...

New passenger terminal for Split ferry port, Croatia

Split, Croatia (Ports Europe) September 4, 2023 – The government has announced that a new passenger terminal will be built in the Port of Split. This was...

Piraeus, Rafina ports see rising passenger numbers in July

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) July 21, 2023 – In the first 15 days of July, 743,492 passengers have travelled from the port of Piraeus, according to the...

First Romania-Georgia ferry line

Constanta, Romania (PortSEurope) July 2, 2023 – A regular ferry line was opened between Romania’s biggest Black Sea port of Constanta and the Georgian...

Egyptian ambassador meets Port of Volos management

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) June 5, 2023 – A meeting between the Egyptian ambassador to Greece, Omar Amer Youssef, and the CEO of Volos Port Authority...

Passenger traffic with Italy at Port of Durrës increases

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) May 29, 2023 – Passenger traffic between the Port of Durrës and Italy has maintained an upward trend during the first...

Port seeks subsidy for Volos – Mytilini coastal shipping line

Volos, Greece (Ports Europe) May 17, 2023 – The CEO of the Volos Port Authority, Sokratis Anagnostou, has requested a state subsidy for the Volos –...

Approval for Grimaldi Group acquisition of Barcelona Ferry Terminal

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) May 4, 2023 – The National Commission for Markets and Competition (CNMC) has approved the Grimaldi Group acquisition of...

Port of Bari signs up for new passenger terminal

Bari, Italy (PortSEurope) March 29, 2023 – The Port of Bari has signed contract for a new cruise and ferry passenger terminal scheduled to be ready for...

Croatian seaports see traffic up +10% in 2022

Rijeka. (PortSEurope) March 29, 2023 – Croatian Ports saw traffic increase over 10% compared to 2021, according to the Croatian Bureau of Statistics...

French shipper CMA CGM will take 12% stake in Brittany Ferries

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) March 15, 2023 – The French shipowner CMA CGM is to take a 12% stake in Brittany Ferries, by converting a loan into...

Greece ferry to visit Larnaca as well as Limassol

Limassol, Cyprus (PortSEurope) March 9, 2023 – The Greece ferry service will visit Larnaca as well as Limassol. Scandro Holding Ltd’s Daleela ship will...

Dragados starts repair work at Port of Algeciras

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) February 27, 2023 – Dragados has started repair work at the Port of Algeciras of three pontoons of the maritime station...

Port of Barcelona is hub for supplying the Balearic Islands

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) February 27, 2023 – The Port of Barcelona is a key hub for supplying cargo to the Balearic Islands. In 2022, traffic...

New ferry line Turkey-Sochi to help parallel import in Russia

Sochi, Russia (PortSEurope) February 26, 2023 – Port of Sochi is joining a race with otherRussian Black Sea ports to launch regular cargo lines to Turkey....

New passenger service between Libya and Tunisia

Tripoli, Libya (Ports Europe) February 15, 2023 – The first voyage for passengers from the Libyan port of Tripoli to the commercial port of Zarzis in...

Albania’s cargo traffic at its seaports down -20% in 2022

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) February 9, 2023 – Last year, Albania’s seaports handled 3.84 million tonnes of freight, down -20.6% on 2021 (4.83...

Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife records 35% passenger increase

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain (Ports Europe) February 6, 2023 – The Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife closed 2022, positioning...

Port of Ancona set to gain from Croatia EU Schengen membership

Ancona, Italy (Ports Europe) January 27, 2023 – From 1 January 2023 Croatia joined the Schengen area and the Euro area. On the basis of the Schengen...

DeloPorts doubles handling speed for ferry cargo from Turkey

Novorossiysk, Russia (Ports Europe) January 24, 2023 – DeloPorts and multimodal transport operator RUSCON have doubled the handling speed of ferries with...

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