Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) July 4, 2019 – Piraeus port has been awarded the best cruise port in the Eastern Mediterranean by MedCruise. It is the first edition of Mare Nostrum Awards this year.
MedCruise is the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports and its mission is to promote the cruise industry in the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas.
In the first five months of 2019, the cruise sector of the Piraeus port showed an increase of about 14% compared to 2018 and homeporting (arrivals and departures from the port of Piraeus), which is a strategic objective of Piraeus Port Authority, showed a significant increase of 24%.
The CEO of PPA S.A. Capt. Fu Chengqiu said: “Piraeus is a modern and safe port and offers quality services according to the ISO international standards. The tender of the major project of the Southern Expansion which is in progress will further strengthen Piraeus’ position as a major homeport port in the Mediterranean.”
Piraeus Port Authority is operated by China’s COSCO Shipping Ports Limited.
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