Investments - Projects

The Administration’s and employees’ tireless efforts, in the context of flexible and efficient administration, have given an extraordinary potential.

The Administration has placed emphasis on the financial development and protection of the company and has shown significant positive performance in the past years.

The complete financial resolution of the company is now a fact. The Kavala Port Authority S.A. has now the ability to implement, without problems, its investment and strategy planning.

The strategy and sub-actions stated below are under constant observation, consultation, evaluation and redetermination, in order to be in accord with the given needs and goals they are to serve.

Particularly important projects and investments have been completed, or are in progress or are to be approved by the competent Ministries in the ports for which the Kavala Port Authority S.A. is responsible.

  • font-awesomeWe proceeded to the land registration of public real property that concerns the terrestrial zone of the port in cooperation with the Directorate of Public Property.
  • font-awesomeWe signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Port of Alexandria Egypt.
  • font-awesomeWe completed the “SEA2SEA” action, objective of which is the strategic study and development of an inter-modal transport network between the Ports of Kavala and Alexandroupolis and the Ports of Burgas and Varna.
  • font-awesomeWe completed the operational and strategic plan of the Authority 2018-2021.
  • font-awesomeIn cooperation with the Municipality of Kavala, the Regional Unit of Kavala and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Kavala, we participate in actions for the increase of cruise tourism.
  • font-awesomeWe proceeded to the improvement of the security and monitoring system in the ports of international interest of our responsibility, according to the international security code ISPS.
  • font-awesomeWe completed the replacement of conventional lamps with LED lamps in all ports of our responsibility.
  • font-awesomeWe completed the modernization procedure of the organizational structure of the Kavala Port Authority S.A. by composing regulations of internal organization and operation, General Personnel Regulation, Position Outline and Assessment System.
  • font-awesomeAfter the expressed will of the Minister of Mercantile Marine and Island Policy Mr. KouroumplisPanagiotis, during his visit in Kavala, in the presence of the representative of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund, we proceed to the expected procedures for the disengagement from the terrestrial zone of the Port of Kavala, of spaces that are not necessary for the operational needs of the Kavala Port Authority S.A., so that they can further be granted to the Municipality of Kavala.
  • font-awesomeWe expect recruitments in the next months for covering two administration positions.
  • font-awesomeThe recruitment of a permanent pilot for the Pilotage Authority has been completed.

Passenger port ``APOSTOLOS PAVLOS``

  • font-awesomeThe construction works for the 80 meters expansion of the windward mole and its shielding are completed (total budget 15 million Euro).
  • font-awesomeThe project “construction of floating installations” is completed (budget approximately 3 million Euro).
  • font-awesomeWe completed all supporting projects, infrastructure and services for the flawless operation of the floating installations.
  • font-awesomeWe completed the reconstruction of the building that will house the fire department of the Kavala Port.
  • font-awesomeIn consultation with the National Emergency Aid Center (EKAB), we made a space in the passengers’ area available for a 24 hours first aid administration, at least during the summer.
  • font-awesomeIn October 2017 the strategic environmental impact assessment of the Port was approved.
  • font-awesomeIn August 2016 we completed the project concerning the seabed cleaning of sediment, the installation of buffers, the water supply on the windward mole, thus increasing the docking places of cruise ships.
  • font-awesomeWe dully sent the complete technical file for the authorization of a water airport.
  • font-awesomeWe expect the issuance of the Presidential Decree concerning the use of land – building restrictions in the terrestrial zone of the Port of Kavala according to the approved master plan, in order to move on to the exploitation of the old storage houses that can be changed into a modern multipurpose center, where a cruise terminal will also be created.
  • font-awesomeWe expect the approval of the parking study.
  • font-awesomeIn cooperation with the Municipality of Kavala, the proposal was approved by the Regional Administration of East Macedonia and Thrace, in the context of the Sustainable Urban Development Project, concerning the electromechanical network, power and water supply of ships at berth, installation of industrial floor and installation of buffers on the windward mole, which are all necessary infrastructure for the docking of cruise ships.
  • font-awesomeWe aim at the transfer of the services of the Kavala Port Authority S.A., the Central Port Authority of Kavala, the 2nd Regional Hellenic Coast Guard Administration and the Pilotage Authority in the building of the customs storage houses, located within the terrestrial zone of the Kavala Port, in order to take advantage of the building that houses the Kavala Port Authority S.A., the Central Port Authority of Kavala and private individuals, as a hotel.
  • font-awesomeWe have prepared a technical statement concerning the development of the port and the investigation of siting possibilities for marinas and we hope to get the funding for the relative study.
  • font-awesomeWe expect the integration of the project “platform expansion study-basin protection-electromechanical network” for the area of the fish auction center (Ichthioskala) in the Public Investment Programme of the Ministry of Mercantile Marine and Island Policy.
  • font-awesomeIn the following months we are completing the required studies concerning the reconstruction of a part of the terrestrial zone, at the point of the Averof Street.

The effort for a qualitative improvement of the provided services is persistent and the interventions for the optimization of the environment for users are constant.

Commercial port «FILIPPOS Β’»

  • font-awesomeIn December 2015 the construction of the detached mole of 200m length was completed (budget approximately 14 million Euro).
  • font-awesomeThe project “completion of platform expansion” of 510m is in progress (budget approximately 16 million Euro), whereby the commissioning date is December 2018.
  • font-awesomeThe update procedure of the General Programme Project and the preparation of the Strategic Environmental Impact Study are to be completed soon.
  • font-awesomeThe preparation of the study concerning building infrastructure and electromechanical installations for the complete operation of the port is pending.
  • font-awesomeWe expanded the scope of the quality system (ISO) for the loading and unloading of all freights except the bulk liquids.
  • font-awesomeOur major objective remains the railway connection to the Port.

Port of Keramoti

  • font-awesomeThe procedure of approval of the General Programme Project and the Environmental Impact Study is in progress.
  • font-awesomeWe update the reconstruction study of the old stairs, in order to submit a financing proposal for the fishery and maritime operational programme of the Ministry of Rural Development and Food.
  • font-awesomeWe install pillars for water and power supply of ships.
  • font-awesomeWith the approval of the General Programme Project we begin the procedure for the preparation of the study concerning the construction of a passenger’s area.
  • font-awesomeVarious interventions for the optimization of the environment within the terrestrial zone are in progress in cooperation with the Local Authorities.

Port of Eleftheres

  • font-awesomeThe procedure of approval of the General Programme Project and the Environmental Impact Study is in progress, in order to complete the project of floating installations in cooperation with the Municipality of Paggaio.
  • font-awesomeWe have installed pillars for water and power supply of ships.
  • font-awesomeWe aim at gaining the platform that was used in the past by the plant SOFTEX for commercial purposes.