Igoumenitsa port is geographically the closest port of Greece with Italy and the Balkan countries of the Adriatic Sea, thus becoming a major bridge of people and goods to and from Western Europe. Annually, 2.5 million passengers and approximately 250,000 trucks are moving from the port of Igoumenitsa to and from ports both, domestically and abroad. The main ports are the Italian ports (Bari, Brindisi, Ancona, Venice, Trieste and Ravenna) and the island of Corfu.
The port of Igoumenitsa is an important link of South East Europe Motorway of the Sea (MoS) connecting the Adriatic Sea with the Ionian Sea and the Eastern Mediterranean, including Cyprus.
The Corridor allows for the connection of the four TEN-T corridors:
1) Scandinavian Mediterranean Corridor,
2) Orient East Med Corridor,
3) Baltic Adriatic Corridor,
4) Mediterranean corridor,
Constituting one of the main ports of the TEN-T network and is strategically positioned in the realization of a sustainable and efficient maritime transport artery.
The port of Igoumenitsa is basically the main gateway to Northern and Central Greece for the movement of passengers and goods to and from the EU through Italy, thus providing sea links to all ferry ports (Ro – Ro) on its eastern coasts Italy. Our goal is to provide transit connection for freight transport between the EU and the Middle East.