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Conventional Cargo Handling

Conventional Cargo

Conventional cargo is being handled in the Land Zone of the Port of Thessaloniki Port in an area extending on 1,000,000 m2 of total surface with 4,000 m long quays and with depth up to 12 m, the largest part of which being in the Free Zone.

The Conventional Cargo Terminal operates in two shifts on weekdays and one on Saturdays, with a single service tariff, while service is also available after working hours on a relative charge.

The handling of conventional cargo in transit is complemented and enhanced by the operation of the Free Zone (Control Type I).

You can schedule conventional cargo operations by filling in and submitting the application form you can find here.

The Conventional Cargo Terminal handles the following:

·         General Cargo such as steel, marble, tobacco, fruits and palletized cargo

·         Solid Bulk Cargo such as minerals, ores, coal, solid fuel, cereal, feedstuffs, fertilizers, cement and scrap.

·         Liquid Bulk Cargo with piping such as caustic soda, asphalt, chemicals, mineral oils and wine.

·         Vehicles with the Ro-Ro system.

In  ThPA S.A.’s Information Booklet here you can find the harmonized requirements and procedures for the safe loading and unloading of bulk carriers – Directive 2001/96/EC (Pres. Decree 66/2004).

Tel.: +30 2310593512
E-mail: convinfo(at)thpa(dot)gr

The conventional cargo handling equipment consists of:

·         12 rail-mounted power-driven cranes, with a lifting capacity of 120 tons.

·         3 mobile harbor cranes:

·         2 Gottwald HMK 260 EG, with a lifting capacity of 100 tons

·         1 Liebherr with a lifting capacity of 150 tons

·         2 mobile, telescopic cranes, with a lifting capacity of 120 and 150 tons respectively.

·         A series of cargo-handling machines such as loaders, forklifts, wagon tractors, backhoes and platforms.

For the storage of conventional cargo, the following are available:

·         Warehouses with a total area of 85,000 m2 of which 21,500 m2 and a reefer warehouse of 4,000 m2 are in the Free Zone

·         Open sheds of 12,000 m2

·         Οutdoor storage areas of 500,000 m2

·         A Silo with a capacity of 20,000 tons

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