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Igoumenitsa Port Authority

  • Initiative 5.3: Berth allocation system for Ro-Ro and cruise traffic at port of Igoumenitsa

    • Pilot action proposed:

    Berth allocation system for Ro-Ro and cruise traffic at port of Igoumenitsa

    • Stakeholders involved:

    Harbour Master
    Igoumenitsa Port Authority S.A.
    Shipping and Forwarding agents
    Cruise Companies

    • Subject matter: What?  

    Management of berthing/ mooring   of Ro-Ro, Ro-Pax and Cruise-Ships

    • Purpose: Why?  

    Igoumenitsa Port uses the same piers for berthing/mooring of the above mentioned ships. Management of ship berthing especially during summer has a serious impact on the traffic flows not only in the port area but also in the surrounding area.

    Location: Where?  
    Igoumenitsa Port

    • Sequence: When?  

    Prototype: 2013-2014
    Piloting: 2013-2014

    • People: Who?  

    Harbour Master
    Igoumenitsa Port Authority S.A.
    Coast Guard
    Shipping and Forwarding Companies.
    Commercial Companies
    Cruise Companies

    • Method: How?  

    The action will be carried out by an external expert through a public Tender. Possible solutions will arise, but up to date software able to illustrate the mooring places, with different depth, berth, a connection with meteorological data taken either through internet or through local meteo stations, being able to identify the best mooring place according to the ship dimensions is essential.

    • Cost: How much?  

    The cost will be estimated after the external expert implementation study.