The Firm is located in the port-city of Piraeus, Greece and is easily accessible by public transport. Piraeus is a major international maritime hub for both commercial shipping and passenger transport.
Historically Piraeus became the port of Athens in 493 BC, when Themistocles created a fortification (The Long Walls) which connected Athens with Piraeus and surrounded the whole Piraeus peninsula and its port.
Nowadays Piraeus is one of the largest ports in Europe and the main port of Greece. The port of Piraeus is a major international shipping and financial center. The majority of the Greek shipowners, shipping banks, shipping law firms, technical and financial consultants as well as shipping brokers are based at and operate from the Piraeus or nearby suburbs.
Among others the Ministry of Mercantile Marine, the Hellenic Coast Guard, P&I Club Greek offices, the Piraeus Port Authority, the Union of Greek Shipowners, the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping, the Piraeus Archaeological and the Hellenic Maritime Museum, the Municipal Library and Gallery, the Municipal Theater, the Peace and Friendship Stadium and the G. Karaiskakis Stadium, the University of Piraeus, Public and Private Hospitals, and the Piraeus Courts, with a Division specialized in shipping cases, are located in Piraeus and are part of its dynamic business and cultural life.
For more information about the port-city of Piraeus see www.destinationpiraeus.com