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Lavrio

Lavrio is the third-largest passenger port in Athens and serves about 180,000 passengers annually. It is located on the southeast coast of Attica and serves ferry routes from Athens to the Cyclades and the islands of the Northeast Aegean. The port is only about 30 km from Athens’ international airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”. the port is managed by Lavrio Port Authority SA.

Privatisation of regional Greek ports progresses through parliament

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) November 1, 2018 – A bill on the ratification of the concession contracts granting port authorities control of their ports...

Greek privatisation agency visits Elefsina port

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) October 19, 2018 – A delegation from the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), responsible for privatising...

Executive Director of TAIFED visits port of Lavrio

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 14, 2018 – Mars Xenofos, Executive Chairman of The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF),...

Ekol starts regular Ro-Ro service between Lavrio and Sète ports

Lavrio, Greece (Ports Europe) August 12, 2018 – Ekol, the Turkish logistics company, is to begin a regular Ro-Ro service between Lavrio port, Greece,...

Greece looks at pubic-private partnership model for regional port privatisation

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) July 11, 2018 – At the Jean Monnet symposium on “The Future of European Port Policy” on the island of Chios,...

Greek Investment Roadshow in the USA highlights privatisation opportunities

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) June 24, 2018 – The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), responsible for privatising Greek state-owned...

Privatisation of Greek regional ports progressing

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 25, 2018 – The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), the state privatisation agency, is expected to...

Unnamed U.S. group interested in privatisation of Alexandroupoli port

Alexandroupoli, Greece (PortSEurope) May 8, 2018 – Apparently, the same U.S. investors who were belatedly interested in the privatisation of Thessaloniki...

Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. – Notification of significant change of voting rights

Thessaloniki, Greece (Ports Europe) March 27, 2018 – Τhe Ministry of Finance of the Greek Government has announced that as a result of the stock market...

After Thessaloniki port, Greece plans further port privatisations

Athens, Greece (Ports Europe) March 27, 2018 – Following the privatisation of Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A., now operated by South Europe Gateway...

Greece promotes regional port privatistion

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) January 19, 2018 – “There is great interest in these strategically important ports”, said a senior official of...

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...

HRADF participates in the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair

Thessaloniki, Greece (Ports Europe) September 8, 2017 – The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF/TAIPED) will participate in the 82nd...

Alexandroupoli set to be first port privatisation

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) August 31, 2017 – the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED) is to proceed with plans to privatise the...

Ekol to expand Greek logistics network

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) July 14, 2017 – The Turkish logistics group Ekol is set to expand its business operations in Greece. Dimitris Batakis,...

Greece will not privatise the smaller ports

Alexandroupolis, Greece (PortSEurope) July 13, 2017 – The Greek privatisation, Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF/TAIPED), has said that 10...

Kombiverkehr reports on Greek and Turkish ports traffic

Frankfurt, Germany (PortSEurope) July 3, 2017 – At a shareholders meeting, Kombiverkehr (Kombiverkehr Deutsche Gesellschaft für kombinierten...

Greek state to keep control of some regional ports

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) May 14, 2017 – State sell-off fund TAIPED will retain control of 10 regional ports of international interest, with the aim...

Celestyal Cruises announces new season in the Aegean

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) March 14, 2017 – Celestyal Cruises, a specialist in destination-centric cruises, has announced its new season in the...

Hellenic Ports Association reports an increase in cruise passengers in 2016

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) January 25, 2017 – Cruise passengers to Greece recorded a 5% increase in 2016, making it a ”good year” for the...

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