The port of Katakolo is an important economic factor for the region, as it attracts tourists and creates jobs for the locals. Also, tourism can contribute to maintaining entrepreneurship and strengthening the perspective of the place.
The port of Pyrgos operates as a port of call for cruise ships. It has three piers for serving cruise ships, two for ships up to 300 meters long and one for ships up to 200 meters long. The average depth of the projectors ranges from 7.5m. up to 10.5 m.. The port of Katakolo implements approved Port Facility Security Plans (PFS) within the framework of the “International Ship and Port Facility Regulations” (ISPS).