According to the EIB website, the loan concerns the expansion of the Piraeus port in Athens, specifically the cruise and car terminals, the improvement of infrastructure in the ship repair zone, the repair of the container terminal yard area, dredging of the central port area. It will also cover the development of a logistics centre and associated infrastructure as well as other smaller components to expand the port's size and capacity and transform the surrounding area.
The port of Piraeus is the main sea gateway of Greece and one of the largest in the Mediterranean since its landscape makes it a focal contact point between the islands and the mainland, as well as an international marine tourism and transit trade center. The project includes a number of components, some of which are part of a circa EUR 300m compulsory investment programme and others in addition to this that have been selected in order to upgrade the port's infrastructure and services.
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