Piraeus, the largest port in Greece and one of the largest ports in the Mediterranean, plays a crucial role in the development of international trade as well as the local and national economy.

With a history dating from 1924 when major civil works started taking place, Piraeus Port today has a range of activities concerning the Commercial and Central Ports, ship services and real estate development.

Piraeus Port connects continental Greece with the islands, is an international cruise center and a commercial hub for the Mediterranean, providing services to ships of any type and size.

Today P.P.A. S.A. employs more than 1.000 people and annually provides services to more than 24.000 ships. P.P.A. S.A contributes towards the local and national economic growth and is further developed by upgrading both the infrastructure and the services provided.

P.P.A. is developing into a modern and dynamic company that provides high quality services, keeps investors satisfied, ensures long-term employment and serves commercial transactions in Greece in favor of the national economy and the consumers in the most efficient way and within the context of the global port industry.


Piraeus Port offers unique advantages because of its strategic position and infrastructure. Situated at the outskirts of Athens and only 10 km away from the city center, it acts as the main gate for Hellenic imports and exports.

Situated close to the international trade routes, the port is a hub of international trade being the only European port in the East Mediterranean with the necessary infrastructure for the accommodation of transshipment cargo.

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- Strategic geographical position at the crossroads of Asia - Africa - Europe
- Infrastructure and natural depths for the accommodation of even the largest modern container ships
- Operation under a free zone type II status
- 24 hour - 365 day operation of the Container and Car Terminals
- Scale of tariffs based on the volume of transshipment containers and cars
- Competitive storage fees
- Extended feeder services connecting the port with almost all main ports in the Mediterranean
- Integrated information system supporting port operations
- Operational and safety standards according to international regulations