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The port of Corfu has a significant influence on the economic life of the island of Corfu, because connects mainland and Italy with annual average circulation 1.5 million passengers and 500.000 vehicles, but more because it manages +450 cruise ships and +600.000 cruise visitors generating a total income of about 36 million. The developmental dynamics of the port of Corfu are directly linked to the development of the maritime tourism sector, mainly by cruise and yachting.
The Port of Corfu S.A. in trying to be ahead in developments in the increasingly competitive industry of sea tourism, improves services relating to ships and visitors, enriching the existing port infrastructure and planning new investments.
The port has docks from 120 - 430m length with a draft up to 11m for the simultaneous arrival of seven cruise ships and two cruise passenger stations with full equipment capable of serving the needs of a cruise terminal. The port has been authorized to establish Sea Plane base for complete and efficient connection to the Ionian Islands.
Strengthening the existing code ISPS (full compliance), with modern equipment, acquiring modern transportation from the ship to the terminal, the dredging of the basin, the construction of rest areas and planting greenery on the docks, creating and staffing Clinic for Cruise, housing office Taxi with sophisticated services and many other smaller interventions at the zone of influence of the port along with the collaboration of the Municipality for better viewing destination show responsibility towards the Brand Corfu.
Corfu’s Port Authority, conscious of its responsibility towards the historic old town of Corfu, a UNESCO world cultural heritage, has improved the environmental aspects of its activities and has gained the Certificates ISO 14001, PERS and EMAS.
The Port of Corfu has its jurisdiction the port of Corfu, the three ports of Paxos, ports of Otthonoi, the port of Errikoussa and a large part of the port area of Corfu city.