Piraeus

Two lightly injured after car drops off Piraeus pier

A 22-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman were lightly injured when the car they were in plunged off a pier in Piraeus port early Wednesday morning.

The incident took place at Gate E1 of Akti Vasiliadi, authorities said.

Port officials who arrived at the scene found that both the driver and the passenger managed to emerge from the vehicle that had sank.

Ferry carrying hundreds of migrants from Lesvos reaches Piraeus

A ferry carrying 249 undocumented migrants from the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos docked at the port of Piraeus at 6.30 a.m. on Monday with another ferry to follow. 

Buses were waiting at the port to collect the migrants and transfer them to reception facilities on the mainland. 

Cosco implements investments in Piraeus

Cosco, the owner of Piraeus Port Authority (OLP), achieved a positive result in the volume of commercial activity at Greece's main port over the first quarter of the year despite the coronavirus pandemic. As the Chinese group has observed that container handling is the best activity for resisting the effects of the recession, it is accelerating its investments in Piraeus port.

Probe ordered into alleged concealed coronavirus cases in Piraeus clinic

A prosecutor in the port town of Piraeus opened an investigation on Friday into an anonymous report that a health clinic in the area is concealing from authorities a number of coronavirus infections.

The inquiry will first look into the veracity of the report and, if confirmed, find those responsible for the concealment. 

Unaccompanied children from overcrowded migrant camps arrive at the port of Piraeus

A group of unaccompanied children from overcrowded migrant camps who will be transferred to Germany and Luxembourg, wear protective face masks as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as they board a bus at the port of Piraeus, Wednesday. [Costas Baltas/Reuters]

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