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Piraeus Becomes Top Container Port in Entire Mediterranean

Greece's port of Piraeus has now become the Mediterranean’s top container-handling port, it was reported on May 19. The port, located just outside Athens, handled...

Designs for Reconstruction of Iconic Tower of Piraeus Released

The City of Piraeus released proposed designs on Wednesday for the reconstruction of its iconic tower building which has been left nearly tenantless and empty for...

At Least 120 Coronavirus Cases Recorded in Quarantined Ship Off Athens

Greek health authorities said on Thursday that at least 120 people, both crew members and passengers, on a on a ship docked off the...

At Least 20 Test Positive for Coronavirus on Ship Quarantined Off Piraeus

At least 20 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in a passenger ship anchored off Piraeus, near Athens, Health Ministry officials said on...

Athens to Reintroduce Ferry Connection Between Greece and Cyprus

The Greek authorities have recently given the green light for the reintroduction of a ferry connection between mainland Greece and Cyprus, a line that...

China’s COSCO Plans to Make Piraeus the Largest Port in Europe

China's Cosco Group shipping giant plans to invest around $1 billion in Greece’s Port of Piraeus to help turn the ancient harbor into a...

Greek Police Bust Group Smuggling Migrants Through Europe

Greek police busted a major group that was illegally smuggling migrants to other EU member states, by offering them fake travel documents. More specifically, the...

Iconic ”Ghost Tower” of Piraeus Finds New Owner

The Consortium of Cante Holdings Ltd. was approved on Monday as the provisional winner in the bidding for ownership of the Piraeus Tower building. The economic...

The Ghost Tower of Piraeus Ready to Come Back to Life

A multi-million-euro plan which aims to revive the Tower of Piraeus, the tallest building in Greece's greatest port city of Piraeus, was revealed recently. The...

Famous Qatari Sailing Yacht “Al Mubaraki” Docks at Piraeus’ Zea Marina

After visiting the ports of Mykonos and Thessaloniki, the renowned two-masted wooden Qatari sailing ship named ''Al Mubaraki'' docked at Greece's Zea Marina in Piraeus...

Over 33 Million “Jihadist Pills” Confiscated at Piraeus Port

The Greek authorities announced on Thursday they had concluded the counting at Piraeus port of the largest global haul of Captagon - the so-called...

Giannis Moralis Wins First Round in Piraeus’ Municipal Election

The candidate from the center-left KINAL and To Potami parties, and current Mayor of Piraeus Giannis Moralis, won the first round of voting for...

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