The Central Port of Kavala St. Paul-The Cruise Port

The Central Port of Kavala St. Paul is geographically situated at 40o 56’ N and 24o 24’ E, in Northern Greece. It has a land zone of 190.000m2 approximately and it has quays in a total length of 1950m and has depths from 7 to 14m. Its proximity to the Kavala International Airport Megas Alexandros (30km) and to the Greek-Bulgarian borders (90kms) provides future opportunities for homeporting.

The main port characteristics in relation to cruise traffic can be summarized as follows:

  • font-awesomeDepths: up to 14m
  • font-awesomeShip turning radius: 420m
  • font-awesomeServices provided: anchorage, pilotage, towage, water supply, electricity, management of solid waste and liquid waste.
  • font-awesomeNewly built Passenger Terminal, with air-conditioned lounge.
  • font-awesomeHealth emergency station (located in the port).
  • font-awesomeCruise ships berthing priority over passenger ships.
  • font-awesomeISPS Certified port
  • font-awesomeConvenient parking for tourist coaches.
  • font-awesomeWalking distance to the city center.

The Investments & Projects that are already completed are

Construction, extension and strengthening of the breakwater pier by 80 meters having a total length of 480 meters available for big cruise ships and 160 meters for middle size cruise ships.

Supply of pneumatic fenders.

The future investments are

Preparation of the Environmental Impact Study Strategy of the Port.

Integration of the lighting networks, power supply and water supply for docked vessels, industrial floor coating and mounting of pneumatic fenders.

The development of a terminal for seaplanes.

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