Cruiseship Arrivals, Departures at Piraeus Rise by 14.6 Pct

Αssociated press

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PIRAEUS - The cruiseship sector registered a nearly 14.6 pct increase in the first nine months of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, the Port Authority of Piraeus (OLP) said on Monday.

In addition, homeporting - arrivals/departures at Piraeus - registered a 18.2 pct rise.

The port of Piraeus was recognized as the best cruiseship port in the East Mediterranean by the Mare Nostrum Awards (Medcruise) in July 2019.