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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.

Trainose and COSCO looking at new logistics hub

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 13, 2018 – Greek railway company Trainose and COSCO Shipping are said to be planning a joint logistics hub...

Piraeus Port Authority announces the financial calendar for the year 2018

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 13, 2018 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has announced the financial calendar for the year 2018: 13 February...

Piraeus port set to receive 20,000-TEU Cosco Shipping Taurus vessel

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 12, 2018 – COSCO Shipping Taurus, one of the largest container ships in the world, is scheduled to visit...

“Security and Safety at the EU Ports” conference ends in Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 8, 2018 – The Security and Protection in European Ports was the theme of the conference organized by the Port...

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens students visit Piraeus Port Authority

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 1, 2018 – Postgraduate students of the Applied Economics and Finance – Public Auditing Department of the...

Event: Security and Safety at the EU Ports / PPA EU Projects – Piraeus, January 31, 2018

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) January 30, 2018 – The “Security and Safety at the EU Ports and presentation of the PPA EU Projects”, will be...

Piraeus Port’s car terminal reports 19.13% increase was reported at the car terminal

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) January 25, 2018 – A 19.13% increase was recorded at the car terminal of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) in 2017, with...

Piraeus Port Authority contracts Huawei Technologies to modernise network infrastructure

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) January 25, 2018 – Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) SA has contracted Huawei Technologies SA to modernise of the PPA network...

Piraeus Port Authority has presented its proposals for the port master plan

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) January 22, 2018 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has presented at a public consultation its proposals for the...

Piraeus Port Authority receives certificate from EBETAM

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) January 20, 2018 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has received the internationally recognized Certificate from the...

Wan Min resigns as chairman of Piraeus Port Authority

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) January 20, 2018 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has announced the resignation of Wan Min from the position of the...

Piraeus port expecting arrival of Chinese giga carrier container ship

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) January 17, 2018 – On February 12, 2018, Piraeus port is expecting the arrival of the China Cosco Aries container ship....

Greece has high expectations for regional port privatisation

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) January 11, 2018 – Following the privatization of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (now managed by China’s COSCO Shipping...

Piraeus port management visits Hellenic Coast Guard

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) January 10, 2018 – Captain Fu Chengqiu, CEO of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA), has visited the Hellenic Coast Guard...

Piraeus port to soon receive new floating dock

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) January 10, 2018 – Piraeus port is scheduled to receive a new floating tank, to be named Piraeus III, end-February 2018....

Project for installation of new floating cistern by COSCO starts in Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) January 7, 2018 – New data on the docking of vessels for shipbuilding and repairs will be made by the installation of the...

COSCO sets up OceanRail Logistics in Greece

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) January 3, 2018 – Chinese COSCO Shipping and Ports Limited has announced the setting up of OceanRail Logistics S.A. The...

Resignation of Deputy CEO and CFO of Piraeus Port Authority

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) January 3, 2018 – The management of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has announced the resignation of Deputy CEO and CFO...

Signing of new collective agreement in Piraeus Port Authority

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) December 29, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has announced the signing of the new Collective Labour Agreement...

EU rules that Greece should recover state aid from Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) December 19, 2017 – Greece’s appeal against the European Commission, the EU Court, for Piraeus Port Authority...

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