Patras Port Authority S.A., as the legal successor of the Patras Port Fund, after the enactment of L. 2932/2001, is a single shareholder Public Entity, subject to the HRADF (Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund) (2996/12-11-2012).
The structure, Management and general operation of the Authority is governed by the Statutes of L.2932/2001 as amended since then, (GG Issue on S.A.s-LLCs – GCR 2463/24-04-2013), and is supplemented by L.2190/1920.
The port of Patras is the gateway of our country to Europe and is one of the most modern ports in the Mediterranean, offering modern port infrastructure, a modern cruise terminal, quality-integrated hospitality services and hygiene and safety standards.
The Patras Port Authority significantly contributes in the local economy, creating with the directly dependant businesses 2,504 jobs, 1,013 direct jobs with revenue 12.2 million Euros and 1,491 indirect jobs with revenue approximately 9.2 million Euros.
According to ELSTAT (Hellenic Statistical Authority), the port and the businesses combined with it, contribute 3.74% of the total local employment and 1.48% of the total revenue generates, while along with the directly dependant businesses, it has a turnover of 64.3 million Euros.