Piraeus, May 24th 2021
A meeting on the Cruise restart at the PPA S.A.
A cooperation and coordination meeting with subject the safe cruise restart and the optimal implementation of the passengers’ reception procedures, was held today in the presence of the General Secretary of Ports & Port Policy Mr. Evangelos Kyriazopoulos, the Piraeus Harbormaster, Commodore Mr. Georgios Skandalis, the EU HEALTHY GATEWAYS Joint Action Coordinator, Professor of Hygiene and Epidemiology Christos Hadjichristodoulou, the Associate Professor of Hygiene and Epidemiology Ms. Varvara Mouchtouri, the Director at Region of Attica Piraeus Health Port Authority, Mr. Charalampos Vasiliou and executives of PPA S.A.
During the meeting, a visit took place to the Cruise passenger terminals and were discussed in detail all issues related to the protocols’ implementation for the safest passengers flows and the compliance with the sanitary measures.
The port of Piraeus is a crucial hub for the successful Cruise restart in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean. For 2021, 453 arrivals have been planned, from which 251 are boarding arrivals (40 homeport ships), 190 transit arrivals (33 transit ships) and 12 arrivals for supply.