Piraeus reached seventh place among European ports

Piraeus went up in the ranking of competition between the European ports in 2017, moving from eighth to seventh place.

According to an article by Theo Notteboom at http://www.porteconomics.eu, in 2017, two-digit growth rates were achieved for the ports of Barcelona, Genoa, Le Havre, Rotterdam, Piraeus and Sines, while the Mediterranean transshipment nodes Gioia Tauro and Algeciras had a sharp drop in cargo volume. Piraeus was ranked seventh by 4,060 million Teu and a 10.5% rise compared to 2016.

Source: http://www.theseanation.gr/