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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.

Piraeus Port Authority Management visits local Customs Office

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) November 28, 2017 – A meeting of the Director of the 2nd Piraeus Customs Office K. Mourtidis took place with the CEO of...

Regulation Authority for Ports delegation meets in Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) November 8, 2017 – A delegation of the Regulation Authority for Ports (RAL), headed by the President Panagiotis, Jason...

Chamber of Greek-Chinese Economic Cooperation directors meet in Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) November 8, 2017 – Members of the board of directors of Chamber of Greek-Chinese Economic Cooperation have held a meeting...

German ambassador visits Piraeus Port Authority

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) October 26, 2017 – Jens Plötner, the German ambassador to Greece, has held an informational meeting with the Chief...

Greek minister supports new Silk Road at Asia-China summit

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) October 12, 2017 – Speaking at the the EU-Eurasia-China Business Summit, Greek Minister of Digital Economy,...

Official visit of the members of Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce to PPA SA

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) October 12, 2017 – Members of Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce delegation, headed by the Chairman Lu Jianzhong,...

Piraeus Port Authority reports improved financials for 1H 2017

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 27, 2017 – The Board of Directors of Piraeus Port Authority SA has approved the financial statements of the...

Piraeus port awards €23.8 million contract for floating dock construction to Cosco

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 11, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. has awarded a €23.8 million ($28.5 million) contract for the construction...

Cosco Shipping reports 2017 Interim Results (Overseas terminals)

Hong Kong, China (Ports Europe) September 10, 2017 – Cosco Shipping has reported its 2017 interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2017. The...

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras praises Sino-Greek cooperation

Thessaloniki, Greece (Ports Europe) September 10, 2017 – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has attended the opening of China’s pavilion at...

Cosco awarded floating dock contract in Piraeus

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 9, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA SA) has announced the completion of the tender and the finalisation...

Piraeus port is 38th largest in the world

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 5, 2017 – Piraeus port ranked 38th in the world classification of the largest, world-class ports, with a positive...

Cosco announces express cargo shipping to Europe via Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 5, 2017 – A new service called “China-Europe Sea-Land Express Cargo” is being started by Cosco...

Cruise Shipping and Urban Development: The Case of Piraeus

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 2, 2017 – The International Transport Forum (ITF) has published a report which assesses the impacts of cruise...

EU Sauron project to tackle cyber security

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) August 27, 2017 –  The SAURON project (Scalable multidimensionAl sitUation awaReness sOlution for protectiNg european...

Piraeus Port Authority appoints new board director

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) August 26, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has announced that shareholder Hellenic Republic Asset Development...

Piraeus Port Authority announces new labour force regulations

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) August 23, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority SA has announced that after negotiations with the employees’...

US Ambassador visits Piraeus Port Authority

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) August 9, 2017 – An informational meeting of the US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt and other Embassy’s officials with the...

Cosco looks to hold Piraeus Port Authority board meetings in China

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) July 31, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. has announced that on Friday 28/7/2017, the Adjourned Ordinary General Meeting...

China investment in Mediterranean ports

Milan, Italy (Ports Europe) July 28, 2017 – The Italian financial daily newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore has published an article looking at Chinese state...

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