“Largest 50 Ports in Greece”

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Located in Southeastern Europe, Greece possesses thousands of islands all around the Aegean and Ionian seas. There are several seaports and terminals in the country that plays a vital role in the trading system (import-export).

Greece’s port economy is characterized by the general sector’s dominance in port activity. Ownership of port assets,  port management, and provision of services developed under the control of the state.

Here, we introduce you to a detailed list of the 50 largest ports in Greece. These ports offer a variety of transportation options throughout the continent. Our information includes each port TEU, services, and other unique details.

Piraeus Port
Piraeus Port
10 Akti Miaouli Piraeus 185 38 Greece

Piraeus Port is the primary seaport of Athens, Greece. It handles many cargoes and a large quantity of ferry/cruise passengers.

  • TEU: 5,430,000 container (2020)
  • Largest port in Greece
  • A major port in Europe in terms of passenger traffic
  • Chief container terminal in the Mediterranean Sea and rank 5th in Europe
  • One of the principal car terminals in the East Mediterranean
  • Serves as the primary commercial gate to Greece and into worldwide
  • Cruise central in East Mediterranean
  • Top imports: petrol, oil, timber, coal, metal, and industrial products
  • Mainly exports: cotton, fruit, cement, etc
  • Handled annually: 11,706,200 tons of cargo, 25,100 vessels and 20,336,500 passengers
Port of Rafina
Port of Rafina
Leros 854 00. Greece

The Port of Rafina is a ferry port located at the North West edge of Ormos Rafinas. It is the 2nd busiest port in Attica.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Provide good shelter from winds
  • The primary entry to the Cyclades and the northeast Aegean Sea
  • Has quay all sides
  • Annually handled two million ferry passengers
Port of Lavrio
Port of Lavrio
Port Authority, Laurium, Greece

Lavrio port is the 3rd largest passenger port in Athens. It is a state-of-the-art port operating for ferries, yachts, sailing boats, fishing boats, cruise ships, and cargo ships.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Passenger terminals have 250 meters in length with five ramps
  • Principal exports: ores mined, chemicals, textiles
  • Primary imports: cereals, fruit, and general merchandise
  • Around 42,400 tons of cargo are handled each year
  • Maximum size: LOA 130 meters, draught 6.1 meters
Port of Thessaloniki
Port of Thessaloniki
P.O. Box 10467 Thessaloniki GR-541 10 Greece

Thessaloniki Port is strategically situated in northern Greece near to the main Trans-European motorway and railway networks. It is among the largest seaports in the Eastern Mediterranean.

  • TEU: 460,724 container (2020)
  • One of the busiest cargo ports and 2nd largest container port in Greece
  • Country’s most prominent export port
  • Primary sea gate of the Balkans and Southeast Europe
  • 1st conventional cargo transit port of Greece
  • Biggest passenger terminals in the Aegean Sea basin
  • Has 14 quays perfect for all types of bulk/break cargo
  • Quays are linked to the national and international rail network
  • Top cargoes handled: grain, iron, refined products, crude oil, cement, timber, etc
  • Annually took: 3,000 vessels visit, 16 million tons of cargo, 7 million tons of dry cargo, 9 million tons of liquid fuel cargo, and 220,000 passengers
Port of Aspropyrgos
Port of Aspropyrgos
10 Kanelopoulou GR-192 00. Greece

Aspropyrgos Port is operated by Hellenic Petroleum, the most critical company in the Greek Energy industry. It has the largest capacity for both crude oil and products in Greece.

  • TEU: N/A
  • It consists of three piers: LPG pier, new pier, and old pier
  • Berths operate for LPG, crude oil and products,
  • South jetty handles – around 120 vessels and 3 million tons yearly
  • North jetty holds – about 2,400 boats and approx 2.9 million tons each year
  • Maximum size for tankers – LOA 245 meters, draft 11.2 meters
Port of Pachi
Port of Pachi
Pachi Greece

Port of Pachi is located in Megara bay. It is the 3rd facility of Hellenic Petroleum S.A. in Attica.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Operating for oil tankers
  • Handled annually – around eighty vessels and approx. 6.5 million tons of import crude oil
  • Max draught – 29 meters
Port of Volos
Port of Volos
Volos 382 21, Greece

Port of Volos is the capital of industrial and handicraft in Greece. It also imparts a platform between Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

  • TEU: N/A
  • 3rd largest cargo port in Greece
  • Transport agricultural and industrial products
  • Safe and well protected by a breakwater
  • It has a quay with 3,000 meters connected by container transport lines, ferry, passenger cruise facilities.
  • Around 1,290 vessels are handled yearly.
Port of Alexandroupolis
Port of Alexandroupolis
Marku Botsari Street 2. Alexandroupolis 681 00. Greece

Alexandroupolis Port is one of the most crucial ports in Greece since it is the most significant commercial core of the area.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Accommodate fishing, merchant, passenger, and tourist ship
  • Contain an open anchorage, artificial harbor, and offshore tanker berth
  • Top handles: timber, bulk cargoes, grain, and general cargo
  • Annually held: 29 000 vehicles, approx. 1.4 million tons of cargo, 2,800 vessels, and 160,000 passengers
Port of Agioi Theodoroi
Port of Agioi Theodoroi
PO Box 23. Agioi Theodori, Corinth GR-201 00. Greece

The Port of Agioi Theodoroi is the largest private oil terminal in Greece. It is located in Elifsis Bay ib the Saronikos Gulf.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Facility consist deep-water tanker terminal holding crude oil and refinery products
  • Handled annually: 15 million tons of cargo and approx. 3,000 vessels
  • Draught – 21.9 meters, around 400,000DWT
Port of Corfu
Port of Corfu
Eth. Antistaseos 24, Kerkira 491 00, Greece

Port of Corfu is situated outside the coast of Greece, facing the Ionian Sea. It is a cruise port and has a significant influence on the island’s economy.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Possess a deep open anchorage
  • Has two harbor the old and the new
  • Old harbor commonly used by small craft and ferries
  • New harbor use for car and passenger ferry services
  • Mainly imports: sand and stone
  • Top exports: olive oil
  • Around 4,100 vessels annually visit the port
  • Draught – 7.9 meters
Port of Aegina
Port of Aegina
Leof. Dimokratias 31, Egina 180 10, Greece

Port of Aegina is located at N 37° 45′ E 023° 26′.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Harbour is well protected from all winds
  • Depth – 2.4 meters
  • Surrounded by excellent amenities
Port of Antirrio
Port of Antirrio
Antirrio Greece

The Port of Antirrio is the principal ferry port for traffic from Peloponnese to northwest Greece.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port has Antirrio RTS (Regional Traffic Service) that is part of Greece’s national Vessel traffic service system.
  • Coordinates: 38° 19′ 53″ N/21° 46′ 3″ E
Port of Heraklion
Port of Heraklion
Nea Alikarnassos, Greece

Port of Heraklion is the 3rd busiest port in all of Greece. It operates as a harbor for tourists from Heraklion along with the shipment of cargo.

  • TEU: 22,000
  • Comprises with two areas: small inner port and new outer port
  • Top exports: wine, olive oil, fruits and vegetables
  • Primary imports: machinery, cereals, timber, and manufactured goods
  • Serves 2 million passengers, 3 million tons of cargo, and 3,000 vessels annually
  • Draught – 14.0 meters
Port of Igoumenitsa
Port of Igoumenitsa
461 00 Igoumenitsa Ipirus Igoumenitsa, Thesprotia Ipirus Greece

Igoumenitsa Port is one of the most important ports in the west of Greece. It serves as a pathway to and from Italy and the Ionian Islands.

  • TEU: N/A
  • The largest port in western Greece
  • Contain into two significant areas: central and northern pier
  • Northern pier operates for a domestic ferry; the main pier manage the international ferry link
  • One of the primary entries from Greece to Italy
  • 2nd busiest passenger port of Greece
  • Handled 2.8 million passengers and 120 vessels yearly.
Port of Keramoti
Port of Keramoti
KERAMOTI, KAVALA, GREECE

Port of Keramoti is located forty-two kilometers east of Kavala and the nearest position to Thassos, wherefrom the most significant part of the goods and passengers ship in and out the island.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Commonly used for: fishing fleet as fishing reserve
  • Transport bulk cargo in and out of Thassos
  • Depth up until 7.5 meters
Port of Kyllini
Port of Kyllini
Public Services Building, Killini 270 68, Greece

Port of Kyllini was formerly a tiny harbor and transported only passengers. By this time, it became the most extensive and busiest harbor in Elia.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Harbour has complete access by road.
  • Transports up to 5,000 automobiles every day by boats
  • Commonly used by fishing boats
  • Port size: 5,000 – 10,000 m²
Port of Mykonos
Port of Mykonos
Tourlos 846 00, Greece

The Port of Mykonos is the main port of Mykonos Island. It has two ports, situated two kilometers apart.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Operates for passenger ferries, and New port serves for ferries and cruise ships.
  • Well-sheltered by breakwaters.
  • Mainly use the port: coasters, small ferries, and fishing craft
  • Top imports: olives, cereals, and general goods
  • Primary exports: wheat, meat, cheese, vegetables, mineral ores, and textiles
  • About two hundred vessels annually drop by.
Port of Paloukia (Salamis)
Port of Paloukia (Salamis)
Paloukia, Greece

Port of Paloukia (Salamis) is well-made and has multiple ports situated on the north behind the naval dockyard.

  • TEU: N/A
  • The primary commercial port of the island
  • A terminal of ferry boats to Perama
Port of Paros
Port of Paros
Paros 844 00, Greece

The Port of Paros is located at 37° 5′ 16″ N/ 25° 9′ 4″ E.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Has six port facilities
  • About 1,100 available berths for guests and permanent berths
  • Open 24 hours service
Port of Patras
Port of Patras
Akti Dimeon 25, Patra 263 33, Greece

Patras Port is located on the north bank of Peloponnesus, on the Greek mainland. It is the 3rd most enormous urban capital in Greece.

  • TEU: 2,400
  • Primary core for trade, commerce, and connections with Western Europe
  • Top exports: citrus fruit, grapes, wine, and raisins
  • Mainly imports: iron timber, groceries, grain, and textiles
  • Yearly handled: 4 million tons of cargo, 2,700 vessels, and 1.3 million passengers
  • Maximum size: LOA 220 meters, draught 10.3 meters
Port of Perama
Port of Perama
Perama Greece

The Port of Perama is located in Greece at 37.9555N, 23.562E.

  • TEU: N/A
Port of Souda
Port of Souda
21 Akti Tompazi Souda 73200 Greece

Port of Souda is the primary port of Chania. It is a well-protected, natural harbor and a safe anchorage.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Foreign vessels need advance permission upon entering commercial port
  • Principal exports: olive oil, citrus fruits, wine, soap, and market garden product
  • Main imports: timber, potatoes, seeds, and sugar
  • Annual handled: 1.1 million passengers, 540,000 tons of cargo, and 1,050 vessels.
Port of Thasos
Port of Thasos
Thasos 640 04, Greece

Port of Thasos is the most featured and finest preserved ancient port of Greece.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Consists of two harbors operate for trading + commercial and for military purposes
  • Ancient port now commonly used for fishing boats
Port of Thira (Santorini)
Port of Thira (Santorini)
Athinios Ferry Port, Órmos Athiniós, Greece

Port of Thira (Santorini) is an island with deep water anchorage.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Elevated dock area for cruise vessels
  • Has small terminal for the ro-ro ferry in Athinios Port
  • Possess CBM anchoring for tankers
Port of Tinos
Port of Tinos
Tinos, Greece

Port of Tinos is one of the ports on Tinos island. It is situated in the town of hora on the southwest end of the island.

  • TEU: N/A
  • The ferry port is extended through the seaside.
  • The outer port operates conventional and larger high-speed ferries
  • Inner port accommodates smaller high-speed ferries
Port of Zakynthos
Port of Zakynthos
Zakinthos 291 00, Greece

Zakynthos port is the most famous harbor in all of Greece. It is situated in one of the most amazing cities in the country, Zakynthos.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Excellent amenities
  • Has 30 berths
  • Maximum length – 60 meters
  • Maximum draught – 8 meters
Port of Aliveri (Euboea)
Port of Aliveri (Euboea)
345 00 Aliveri, Greece

The Port of Aliveri (Euboea) is located in the western part of the island on the South Euboean Gulf.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Harbour has countless free moorings
  • Provide shelter in all directions
  • 2 types of berthings: bow and stern lines, and berth alongside
  • Depth – 1 to 5 meters
Port of Amaliapoli/Almyros
Port of Amaliapoli/Almyros
Almyros, Amaliapoli, 371 00 Amaliapoli Magnesia Greece

Port of Amaliapoli/Almyros belongs to one of the busiest maritime ports transporting goods in Greece.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Has two natural harbor
  • Fishing village
Port of Antikyra
Port of Antikyra
Antikyra, Viotia 32003. Greece

Port of Antikyra is situated on the western coast of the Gulf of Antikyra.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Administered by Port Authority of Antikyra
  • Port type – harbor; size – tiny
Port of Eleusis
Port of Eleusis
28 Kanelopoulou Street Eleusis Greece

Port of Eleusis is the primary port that serves as a commercial port only for ro-ro vessels and small dry cargo. It is a well-protected port consisting of several private facilities.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Has facilities and berths for pleasure craft and small fishing
  • Top cargoes handled: steel coils, grit, pulp, wind generator, engine equipment, general load, etc
  • Comprise area: oil terminal, Mobil oil pier, and Texaco pier and boat harbors
  • Around 2,318 vessels stop by annually
Port of Kavala
Port of Kavala
Kavala 652 01, Greece

Kavala Port is a small protected port surrounding the coastal oil terminal of Prinos, located in the middle of Kavala and Thassos. It is the chief port of the Macedonia region and the center of Kavala Prefecture.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port handles: Ro-Ro passenger vessels, pleasure craft, and fishing vessels
  • Commercial port (Philippos B) handles: break-bulk, ro-ro, containers, fertilizers, and chemicals
  • Top exports: marble, cereals, and tobacco
  • Annually handled: 1.5 million passengers, 1.6 million tons of cargo, and 550 vessels.
  • Maximum size – LOA 200 meters, draught 10.0 meters
Port of Larymna
Port of Larymna
Larymna Greece

The Port of Larymna is 38° 33′ 57″ N/23° 17′ 26″ E.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Has one dock operates for loading and unloading
  • Max.draught – 8.0-8.4 meters
Port of Megara
Port of Megara
Megara Greece

Port of Megara is an oil terminal. Eleusis Port Authority authorizes it.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Port type – pier, jetty, or wharf
  • Anchorage – 23.2 meters
  • Oil terminal – 13.7 meters
Port of Milos
Port of Milos
Adamas Milou Milos Island 848 01 Greece

The Port of Milos is positioned around 87 nautical miles SSE of Athens. It has a vast deep bay as well as quality anchoring ground.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Top exports: volcanic mineral ores
  • Main cargoes: general and passengers
  • Has ferry service to Peiraias and Kamarai
  • Around 900 vessels visit annually
Port of Rio
Port of Rio
Rio, Greece

The Port of Rio is located in Greece at 38.3121 North, 21.786 East.

  • TEU: N/A
Port of Achladi
Port of Achladi
Stylis Harbour Authority Stylis 353 00. Greece

The Port of Achladi is a private port facility located at the mouth of Maliakos Kolpos (Gulf), approx. twelve miles east of Stylish port.

  • TEU: N/A
  • A small and deep water port
  • Top handles: loading and unloading of seed oil, grains, and products originate from them
  • Loading/ discharging service operated by Pneumatic Device
  • Annually handled: 300,000 tons of cargo and about 72 vessels
Port of Adamas
Port of Adamas
Adamas Milou Milos Island 848 01 Greece

Port of Adamas is the biggest port on the island of Milos. It is one Mediterranean’s largest natural ports.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Well sheltered from the northern wind
  • Capital of commercial, cultural, and travelers on Milos Island
  •  Transportation core and the central road system for the island
Port of Argostoli
Port of Argostoli
Argostoli, Kefalonia 281 00 Greece

Port of Argostoli is a busy, active port accommodating ferries, private yachts, and cargo ships throughout the year.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Authorize by the Cephalonia Port Authority
  • Coordinates: 38° 10′ 55″ N/20° 29′ 24″ E
Port of Astakos
Port of Astakos
Parnanos 3 Maroussi 151 25 Greece

Port of Astakos is positioned on the Greek mainland around 135 nautical miles of Athens. It contains the NAVIPE commercial and industrial free zone project that authorize the port to transform into a multipurpose port.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Fishing is the principal origin of income
  • Can accommodate ferries
  • Top handles a large variety of cargo, container, bulk/liquid bulk, and ferry operations.
  • Occupies an area of around 400,000 m²
  • Max size – draught 14.0 meters, 75,000DWT
Port of Agios Nikolaos
Port of Agios Nikolaos
Ayios Nikolaos, Lisithi, Crete 721 00 Greece

Agios Nikolaos Port is situated at the very center of the city. It is one of the two primary starting points for a cruise to Navagio beach or the Blue Cave sea cave.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Mainly operates for cruises and ferry
  • A harbor port with 200 meters long
  • Accommodate docking all year round
  • Surrounded by great facilities
Port of Chalkis
Port of Chalkis
Evripou 1, Xirovrisi 341 00, Greece

Port of Chalkis is located on Euboea island on the east bank of the Greek mainland and is accessible from the north or south.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Has receiving facilities for general and bulk cargoes
  • Top products handled: fertilizers, cement, and building materials
  • Approx. one thousand cargo ships annually stop by the port
Port of Chios
Port of Chios
Harbour Master Prokimea Chios, Chios Island Greece

Port of Chios is the chief port for Nisos Khios. It is situated on Chios Island in the Aegean Sea.

  • TEU: N/A
  • It contains an outer anchorage and artificial harbor for ferries and small general cargo vessels.
  • Annually handled: 2,830 vessels, 502,500 passengers, and around 104,500 tons of cargoes.
  • Draught – 7.5 meters
Port of Drapetsona
Port of Drapetsona
Drapetsona, Greece

Port of Drapetsona is a port terminal located at 37° 57′ 37″ N/23° 34′ 5″ E.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Medium size port
Port of Itea
Port of Itea
Harbour Office Itea GR-332 00. Greece

The Port of Itea is positioned on the north shore of the Gulf of Corinth. It is a general cargo and a bulk port.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Top exports: olives and bauxite in bulk
  • Annually visit the port – 65 passengers and 100 cargo ships
  • Draught – 8.5 meters, 30,000DWT
Port of Kalamaki
Port of Kalamaki
Port Office Kalamaki Port Kalamaki 174 55 Greece

Kalamaki Port is situated on the eastern of the southeast entrance to the Corinth Canal.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Latitude: 37° 01 ° 22° N
  • Longitude: 22° 06 ° 46° E
  • Offers excellent shelter from all winds
Port of Kalymnos
Port of Kalymnos
Kalymnos, Kalymnos Island 852 00. Greece

Port of Kalymnos is situated at the south edge of Kalymnos Island, around 175 nautical miles of Athens.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Well protected by a mole with 0.2nm in length
  • Provide good shelter for every strong northern wind
  • Depth – 6.0-8.0 meters
  • Top handles: fish and dry cargoes
Port of Karlovassi
Port of Karlovassi
Karlovassi Greece

The Port of Karlovassi is the 2nd busiest seaport on the island of Samos. It has three commercial ports, namely: Karlovassi, Vathi, and Pythagorion.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Ports accommodate different ferry companies due to islands size
  • Has artificial harbor operates for the town of Neon Karlovassi
  • Draught – 5.5 meters
Port of Katakolon
Port of Katakolon
Katakolo 270 67, Greece

Port of Katakolon is located on the western coast of the Greek mainland. It is also a well-known stop for cruise ships.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Protected with two breakwaters
  • Top exports: vegetable oils and maze
  • Primary imports: fertilizers, tomato pulp, tin plate, and potatoes
  • Annually handled: 380,000 passengers, about 300 vessels, and 44,300 tons of cargo
  • Maximum size – draught 10.09 meters, LOA 300 meters
Port of Laurium
Port of Laurium
Lavrion GR-195 00 Greece

The Port of Laurium is positioned around 60 kilometers southeast of Athens city capital.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Administered by the Lavrio Port Authority
  • Latitude: 37° 42′ 37″ North
  • Longitude: 24° 3′ 36″ East
Port of Leros Island
Port of Leros Island
Leros Island 854 00 Greece

Port of Leros Island has two small ports for minor commercial status: Ayia marina and port Rikki.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Authorized by the Port Authority of Leros Island
  • Has few facilities
  • Harbor type
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