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Piraeus Port Authority S.A.

Piraeus Port Authority SA (PPA) is a Greece-based company which manages and operates Piraeus port. The main activities of PPA are ships’ anchoring services, handling cargo, loading and unloading services as well as goods storage and car transportation. Under a 2016 Greek privatisation deal, COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd bought a 51% stake in PPA for €280 million ($328 million). It then committed to mandatory investments worth about €294 million over five years to purchase an additional 16% stake for €88 million.

Lloyd’s Register awards ISO certificates to Piraeus Port Authority

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) June 7, 2018 – Piraeus Port Authority SA (PPA) CEO Capt. Weng Lin, PPA Deputy CEO, has been presented with certifications...

Piraeus Port Authority participates in Posidonia 2018

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) June 6, 2018 – Piraeus Port Authority SA (PPA) is taking part in Posidonia 2018 which runs in Athens, June 4-8, 2018....

Piraeus Port Authority sets annual general meeting for June 22, 2018

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 24, 2018 – The annual general meeting of Piraeus Port Authority SA (PPA) will take place June 22, 2018. The agenda is:...

Piraeus Port Authority 2017 results presented to the Association of Institutional Investors

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 23, 2018 – The annual update of the Association of Greek Institutional Investors for the results of Piraeus Port...

Piraeus port aims to reduce carbon footprint

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 15, 2018 – COSCO-owned Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) is looking to reduce carbon emissions from its facilities in...

Financial results for 2017 of Piraeus Port Authority presented to government

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 8, 2018 – Piraeus Port Authority SA (PPA) has presented its 2017 results to the government’s privatisation...

Piraeus Port Authority appoints Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 4, 2018 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has announced the appointment of Weng Lin as Deputy Chief Executive...

EU authorities look at possible tax fraud by Chinese criminal organizations at Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) April 23, 2018 – It has been reported that the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the Italian Central Anti-fraud Office...

COSCO Shipping Ports Limited reports container throughput for March 2018

Hong Kong, China (Ports Europe) April 16, 2018 – COSCO Shipping Ports Limited has reported container throughput statistics for March 2018. Total...

Piraeus port launches the new “Piraeus III” floating tank

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) April 15, 2018 – The Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has announces that after the completion of its permanent...

A delegation of the Greek B5 Directorate of Ministry of Foreign Affairs visits Piraeus Port Authority

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) April 15, 2018 – A delegation of the Greek government’s B5 Directorate of International Economic Relations with...

EU Project AUGGMED complete training at Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) March 23, 2018 – The EU Project AUGGMED (AUtomated serious Game scenario Generator for MixED reality training) has...

Piraeus Port Authority completes PERS environmental certification review

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) March 19, 2018 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has successfully completed the environmental certification review in...

New Piraeus III dry dock arrives at port

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) March 12, 2018 – The Piraeus Port Authority S.A. has announced the arrival, with the specialized cargo ship “XIN...

Piraeus port announces tender for sale and removal of hazardous and harmful ships

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) March 1, 2018 – The Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has announced the tender procedure for the sale and removal of the...

Luxembourg ambassador visits Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 23, 2018 – Paul Steinmetz, Ambassador of Luxembourg to Greece, has held an informational meeting with Chairman...

Piraeus master plan gets 10-day extension for public deliberation

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 22, 2018 – A master plan submitted last month by the Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) for the revamp of the...

Piraeus Port Authority claims alleged state interference

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 22, 2018 – Cosco-controlled Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) in Greece has challenged the state-owned Public...

Eurozone journalists visit Piraeus Port Authority

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 13, 2018 – A meeting of representatives of Piraeus Port Authority S.A.’s (PPA) management with a...

Piraeus Port Authority approves 2017 annual financial report

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 13, 2018 – The Board of Directors of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has approved the Annual Financial Report...

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