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Aug 2013

Samothrace

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Under Article 22 of L.3450/2006 ( GOV64A/30-03-2006 ) , OLA SA merged with the Port Authority of Samothrace , thus having the exclusive right to use and exploit the ports of the island of Samothrace,  Evros , ie Kamariotissa port and fishing harbor of Therma.

 

KAMARIOTISSA PORT, ISLAND OF SAMOTHRACE

 

The port of Kamariotissa is located in the NW end of South Samothrace ,in the inner homonymous bay. Kamariotissa is 29 nm far from the port of Alexandroupolis and linked with it by cargo/passenger ships.

The port is artificial and protected from windward and leeward breakwater and the entrance formed has an opening of 160 meters , with depths up to -6.50m and is facing SW .

The port of  Kamariotissa consists of the following projects, which have been built in several phases from 1970 to the mid 1990s :

Windward pier , built in phases in a crooked line, with a total length of about 422m ,with a bilaterally vertical forehead and armor on the windward side with natural boulders and usable depth before the front, ranging from -3.00m to -6.00m

Coastal platforms, also constructed in phases, in crooked line extending south of the base of the windward pier and having successively (from north to south) the following characteristics:

- Section 1 : length 90m and usable depth -3.00 m , used for berthing small fishing boats and the Coastal Police of Samothrace

- Sections 2 and 3: length 90m +105m depth ranging from -3.50m to -5.00m , used for berthing fishing boats (commercial or otherwise) and cargo/passenger ship that serves the coastal traffic of the island.

Leeward breakwater consisting of natural boulders of approximately 100m length and pier about 40x50m in touch with the leeward breakwater, with platformed, vertical fronts (NE and NW edge)and  floors of reinforced concrete.

 

FISHING SHELTER OF THERMA,SAMOTHRACE ISLAND

 

Therma  fishing shelter is located in the northern part of the island of Samothrace , 15 km east of the village of Kamariotissa . The port is artificial and was built at the place where before the 1950s a small berthing pier existed. It’s protected by windward and leeward breakwater and the entrance formed has an opening of about 50 meters and is facing west .

The port of Therma consists of the following port facilities which have been constructed and completed in the 1990s :

Windward pier , made ​​of cellular artificial boulders (C.A.B ) in ground plan C, length spread about 210 meters , with platformed, straight, inner front and armor on the windward side with natural boulders . The preexisting berthing pier has been incorporated into the new windward one.

 Leeward, berthing pier of C.A.B , about 30m long , with platformed, straight, inner front and armor in the windward side with natural boulders .

Coastal platform extending west of the base of the windward pier to the base of the leeward breakwater , with a total length of about 100m

( all the above facilities, enclose the basin of the fishing shelter of internal size about 70X100m and are used for berthing  fishing vessels mainly )

Outer mooring platform for cargo/passenger ships, of C.A.B, 33m long , where the berthing of small cargo/passenger or  C/G ship of the local line is possible seasonally.

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