Piraeus port, largest port of Greece for 2500 years

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 13 October 2017 at 09:09:21 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France - svp@visioterra.fr
Keyword(s): Port, infrastructure, marine trafic, Greece, Mediterranean Sea
Fig. 1 - S2 (13.10.2017) - 12 km from Athens, Piraeus is the chief port in Greece, as the 5th largest passenger port in Europe (4,37 million passengers in 2020).
With ~5.44 million containers, Piraeus is the busiest port in the Eastern Mediterranean and among the busiest ten in Europe for container traffic.
Fig. 2 - S2 (13.10.2017) - Founded in -493, the port concentrated in one location all the import and transit trade of Athens due to its 3 deep-water harbours.