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Piraeus

The Port of Piraeus is the main sea port of Athens, Greece, located on the Saronic Gulf on the western coasts of the Aegean Sea, the largest port in Greece and one of the largest in Europe. It is owned by Piraeus Port Authority which is operated by China’s COSCO Shipping Ports Limited.

Landlocked Serbia seeks stake in Piraeus or Thessaloniki port

Belgrade, Serbia (Ports Europe) February 28, 2024 – Landlocked Serbia is interested in buying a 5-10% stake in Greece’s Aegean ports of Thessaloniki or...

Piraeus Port Authority signs MoU with Guangzhou port in China

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – Piraeus Port Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Port of Guangzhou in...

ONE excludes Trieste, Piraeus from revised service

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) February 23, 2024 – The ONE (Ocean Network Express) container service which connects the Northern Adriatic with Egypt,...

Piraeus Container Terminal handled 281,800 TEU in January 2024

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 20, 2024 – The Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) S.A. handled 281,800 TEU in January 2024, down -12.7% on the same...

Kazakhstan, Greece talk Middle Corridor cooperation

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 12, 2024 – The Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Greece Erlan Baudarbek-Kozhataev has met with the Mayor of the Greek...

Cocaine valued at €2.8 mln seized at Port of Piraeus

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 9, 2024 – The authorities in Piraeus port have found cocaine valued at €2.8 million hidden in containers. They...

Piraeus port is not part of the European Ports Alliance

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) February 8, 2024 – Last month, the European Commission announced the formation of the European Ports Alliance. The...

Piraeus port will have role in distributing IKEA products regionally

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 1, 2024 – Inter IKEA Holding and the local retailer Fourlis Group will invest around €70 million in an...

Eurostat: Top 10 passenger ports in the EU

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) January 29, 2024 – The Eurostat organisation has published a report – Key figures on European transport – 2023....

Piraeus Container Terminal – TEU traffic – 2023

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) January 17, 2024 – Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) has published its container (TEU) traffic figures for 2023. In 2023,...

First cruise ship of the year arrives at the Port of Piraeus

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) January 4, 2024 – Piraeus Port Authority has welcomed the Costa Deliziosa, the first cruise ship to arrive at the port...

Ship Electrification at the Port of Piraeus – Prospects & Challenges

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) December 13, 2023 – A conference, titled “Ship Electrification at the Port of Piraeus – Prospects and...

EU ports rebounding from pandemic disruptions

News – EUROSTAT – EU ports rebounding from pandemic disruptions – December 5, 2023 In 2022, the total gross weight of seaborne freight...

The development of Piraeus port logistics ecosystem

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) December 4, 2023 – A new logistics and maritime ecosystem is developing around the Greek Aegean Port of Piraeus, controlled by...

Piraeus Container Terminal joins the Portchain Connect Network

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) November 7, 2023 – Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) will join the Portchain Connect Network having successfully completed a...

Piraeus Port Authority releases financial/cargo data for Q3 2023

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) October 25, 2023 – Piraeus Port Authority releases financial and cargo data for Q3 2023, including throughput volumes for...

Piraeus Container Terminal: Container throughput – Jan-Sep 2023

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) October 17, 2023 – Piraeus Container Terminal S.A. (PCT) has published containers (TEU) throughput for Jan-Sep 2023. PCT...

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