Tagged: Athens – Piraeus

Greece ‘Open’ for Cruise Tourism, Targets Infrastructure and China




As cruise traffic has dropped off dramatically in the Eastern Mediterranean, key port and government stakeholders in Greece are hoping tourism from China and public-private partnerships help their bounce-back. Cruise lines joined with ports and government officials at the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, which is taking place this week in Athens. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Cruise operators eyeing Piraeus port upgrade




Greek port representatives and cruise operators presented ambitious and detailed plans to large and small cruise company representatives in dozens of one-to-one meetings at a global fair in Florida in the United States last week. (ekathimerini.com)

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Greek cruise sector to battle decline at Seatrade



Managers of Greek ports (including Piraeus’s Cosco) and entrepreneurs in the local cruise tourism sector are battling to contain the anticipated drop in cruise traffic this year and to correct the country’s course in 2018. (ekathimerini.com)

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Piraeus reports increase in cruise passengers




According to the 2016 statistics for the cruise sector, Piraeus port made a significant increase of over 10% (113,000 passengers) compared to 2015, while the home port traffic achieved an increase of 24%, as a result of the very good cooperation with the Carnival Corporation & plc. (cruisebusiness.com)

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Saint Nikolaos cruise pier inaugurated at Piraeus




The project was built with caissons and provides an extra cruise berth over 250 m, since it has length 284 m. and a depth of 11 m while the land area is 8,415 sqm, the authority said, adding that up to 11 cruise ships can now dock at Piraeus at the same time. (cruisebusiness.com)

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