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CRUISES PIRAEUS


PIRAEUS PORT AUTHORITY S.A.


PIRAEUS - GREECE The Center of Mediterranean Cruise Experience

Facilities

  • Port infrastructure suitable to serve every ship size and draft.
  • Operations 24hrs throughout the year with tide free access.
  • Favorable weather conditions throughout the year.
  • Multiple daily Ferry connections with almost all Aegean islands.
  • Quality services provided to more than 820 cruise ships and 2mil passengers each year.
  • Total quay length of 2800m.
  • 11 vessel berths.
  • 4-5 berths for new generation cruise ships.
  • Draft up to 11m – Tide free
  • 2 air-conditioned Passenger Terminals of 20000sqm with 11 X-ray machines
  • Free shuttle bus service around the cruise port.
  • More than 200 slots of coaches.
  • Helipad available for VIP.
  • ISPS compliant.
  • Quality Management Certification – ISO 9001:2008 (in progress)


  • Port Services

    Pilotage, towage, mooring, bunkering, repair facilities

    Passenger Services

    Tourist police, post office, free WiFi, check in desks, Hop on – Hop off bus, lockers

    Ship Services

    Provisions, waste facilities, cranes, gangways.

    The Climate

    The climate in Greece is typical of the Mediterranean climate: mild and rainy winters, relatively warm and dry summers and generally, extended periods of sunshine throughout most of the year.

    Average air temperature (oC) and humidity (%) in Athens

    Month

    Temperature

    Humidity

    January

    10.3

    68.8

    February

    10.6

    68.0

    March

    12.3

    65.9

    April

    15.9

    62.6

    May

    20.7

    59.0

    June

    25.2

    52.8

    July

    28.0

    47.0

    August

    27.8

    47.1

    September

    24.2

    53.4

    October

    19.5

    62.1

    November

    15.4

    68.7

    December

    12.0

    70.2



    Piraeus an environmentally friendly port

  • Environmental Management System certified according to the Port Environmental Review System (PERS).
  • Certified as “ECOPORT” port in the framework of ESPO guidelines.
  • Implementation of environmental quality monitoring programs.
  • Reception facilities for all categories of ship wastes.
  • Faster turnaround and environmental benefits through permanent reception network.


  • Invensting in the Cruise Sector

  • Expansion of the southern port with 6 new cruise berths more than 400m each for new generation ships.
  • A new berth under construction for new generation ships with 230m length.
  • Terminal B recently expanded.
  • The construction of a Monorail shuttle around the port is already approved and planned.
  • A public tender is open for the construction of a 5* hotel adjacent to the main passenger terminal.