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Alexandroupoli or Alexandroupolis is a city in Greece and the capital of the Evros regional unit, Western Thrace. The port is operated by state-owned Alexandroupolis Port Authority, which is in the process of being privatised. In recent years, the port has increased its profile as a regional energy hub and a base for U.S. armed forces.

Kick off for the Alexandroupolis FSRU by the Prime Ministers of Greece and Bulgaria

Alexandroupolis as a new gateway to energy security and autonomy for Greece and SE Europe – May 3, 2022 The “Kickoff” for the realisation of the...

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visits Alexandroupolis

“Our government prefers to speak with deeds and not with words. And as we complete the third year in July in the governance of the place, the projects...

Alexandroupoli port – From handling military equipment to privatisation & energy hub

Alexandroupoli, Greece (PortSEurope) April 14, 2022 – The small Greek port of Alexandroupoli is becoming a staging point for sending military equipment to...

U.S. government supports LNG over gas pipelines

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) April 8, 2022 – U.S. Under Secretary of State, Victoria Nuland, has visited Athens and met with Greek prime minister,...

Greek regional upcoming ports and new chances for investments

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) April 1, 2022 – A paper, published in March in the Open Journal of Business and Management, analyses the upcoming strong...

German official visits the Port of Alexandroupolis

Alexandroupolis, Greece (PortSEurope) March 22, 2022 – The Consul General of Germany in Thessaloniki paid a visit to the Alexandroupolis Port Authority,...

Bulgarian ambassador visits the Port of Alexandroupolis

Alexandroupolis, Greece (PortSEurope) March 21, 2022 – Valentin Poriazov, Bulgarian ambassador to Greece, has paid a visit to the Port of...

Canadian embassy official visits Port of Alexandroupolis

Alexandroupolis, Greece (Ports Europe) February 22, 2022 – On February 17, 2022 , Walter Bernyck, the Counselor for...

LNG terminal and U.S. naval base boost Port of Alexandroupolis status

Alexandroupolis, Greece (Ports Europe) January 26, 2022 – The final investment decision (FID) for the FSRU (floating storage regasification unit) in the...

Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs’ statement following his visit to the Port of Alexandroupolis

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias’ statement following his visit to the Port of Alexandroupolis – December 10, 2021 It is a great pleasure for...

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias visits Alexandroupolis Port Authority

Alexandroupolis, Greece (PortSEurope) December 10, 2021 – Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, has paid a visit to the Alexandroupolis Port...

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt has spoken at the “Energizing Greece” event

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) November 24, 2021 – US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey R. Pyatt has spoken at the “Energizing Greece” event and...

Greece announces timetable for port and marina privatisation

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) November 24, 2021 – The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), responsible for privatising Greek state-owned...

Greek Ambassador Pyatt’s Fireside Chat with Athanasios Ellis, Editor in Chief, Kathimerini English Edition

Thessaloniki, Greece (PortSEurope) November 5, 2021 – U.S. Ambassador tp Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, has given an interview to Athanasios Ellis, Editor in...

Port of Alexandroupolis signs contract for the design procedures for new passenger terminal.

Alexandroupolis, Greece (PortSEurope) November 3, 2021 – The Port of Alexandroupolis (OLA) has signed a contract with the Region of Eastern Macedonia and...

U.S. Ambassador Pyatt’s On the Record Briefing with Greek journalists following the 3rd U.S.-Greece Strategic Dialogue

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) October 19, 2021 – Yesterday, at an event at the Ambassador’s Residence, U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt spoke with local...

Greek Prime Minister comments on the signing of a new, five-year Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement with USA

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) October 14, 2021 – Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias and US State Secretary Antony Blinken signed...

USA set to invest in current armed forces bases in Greece

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) October 12, 2021 – The Greek Defense Minister Nikos Penagiotopoulos has said that the U.S. is set to expand its current...

Greece plans investment in rail network connections to ports

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 17, 2021 – Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Costas Karamanlis, speaking at a European Year of Railways...

Greek and U.S. officials meet to discuss energy

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs K. Fragogiannis’ meeting with the Department of State Bureau of Energy Resources’ Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy...

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