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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.

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...

Chinese navy visits Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) July 2, 2017 – A Chinese naval fleet has arrived on Sunday at Piraeus port for a four-day friendly visit to Greece. Three...

Piraeus Port Authority set for new labour agreement

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) July 19, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA SA) is set to agree a new general labour code with local unions who...

Piraeus Port Authority issues IT upgrade tender

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) July 15, 2017 – The Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has issued a tender to modernize the existing network...

Athens Stock Exchange management visits Piraeus

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) July 9,2017 – The Management of Hellenic Exchanges – Athens Stock Exchange SA Holdings (ATHEX) headed by the...

Hill International awarded Piraeus Port Authority contract

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) July 9, 2017 – Hill International, a global leader in managing construction risk, has said that announced it has a...

Government officials visits Piraeus port’s Perama Ship Repair Zone

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) July 3, 2017 – In the presence of P. Kouroumplis, Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy, S. Pitsiorlas, Deputy Minister...

Piraeus Port Authority announces management changes

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) June 29, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. has held its Annual Regular General Meeting, with shareholders representing...

Piraeus Port Authority announces dividend

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) June 28, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA SA) has announced that the dividend for the financial year 2016 amounts to...

Piraeus Port Authority holds general assembly

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) June 28, 2017 – The Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA SA) has held its annual general assembly and main issues were the...

Cosco plans new floating dock for Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) June 27, 2017 – China’s Cosco Shipping Corporation Limited has announced that Piraeus Port Authority S.A.(PPA) is...

Piraeus Port Authority docks operate at full capacity

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) June 24, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. has announced the completion of extensive repairs to the Perama floating dock...

Piraeus, Shanghai ports sign cooperation agreement

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) June 12, 2017 – A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed today between Piraeus Port Authority (PPA SA) and Shanghai...

Piraeus Port Authority investment plans tabled at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 25, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPASA) is investing €294 million ($330.5 million) over a five-year period to...

Piraeus Port Authority reports improved 2016 financial results

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 21, 2017 – The Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPASA) has presented its 2016 financial results to the Hellenic Fund and...

Greece praises local Chinese investment

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 14, 2017 – This week, China will open the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, May 14-15, and in Athens...

Piraeus port aims to become biggest container shipper in the Mediterranean

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – Anastasios Vamvakidis, the commercial manager of the Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT), has said that...

Piraeus port welcomes newly-built “Mein Schiff 5” cruise ship

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – The management of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has welcomed one more newly-built and new generation...

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