• The port is located on the inner part of the Bay of Thermaicos, on the northern section of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, to the west of the center of the city of Thessaloniki
  • Saloniki port recognized as man entry port for Northern Greeceand transit gate for Balkan States (Bulgaria, Albania, FYROMacedonia, Serbia & Monte Negro).


  • The port installations include 6 piers spreading on a 6200 m. -long quay and a sea depth down to 12m., with open and indoors storage areas spreading on a total of 600,000 sqm. , suitable for servicing all types of cargo as well as passenger traffic.
  • During Y2002 Thessaloniki Port Administration announced new development plans for modernization of the port and creation of Thessaloniki Biggest Entry Gate for Balkans.
    For past 10years have been implemented 2 new gantry cranes, 1 new transtainer and have started to operate new intermodal stations for transit cargoes (gate no.16).


Container Terminal Details
Pier number: 6
Quay number: 26
Quay length: 596m
Fenders: yes
Max. vessel depth: 10.5m
Container Terminal area: 190,000 sqm
Reefer plugs: 150
Railway network: yes
Warehouses for dry cargo: yes
Cold store warehouse: no

Handling Equipment
Gantry Cranes: 2x 50ts Post Panamax size bridge cranes
Gantry Cranes: 2x bridge cranes of 45ts , 40ts lift caps
Transtainer: 1x 5ts Transtainer
Straddle Carriers: 15
RO/RO tractors: 4
Front Lifts; for LAD: 2x 35ts
Front Lifts; for MTY: 3x 8ts
Fork Lift: 1x 25ts
Fork Lift: 20

Source WMH