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  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the Greek government’s failure to reach an agreement with the Federation of Port Workers of Greece (OMYLE) and the Piraeus Dockworkers Union, the situation in Greece has worsened, according to the International Dockworkers Council (IDC). After 20 days of striking, dockers in Greece have committed to bolster demonstrations with the hope that the Government of […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Taiwanese container carrier Evergreen Line has teamed up with Turkey’s Arkas Line on a new West – East Med Service (WEM) which will connect the Aegean Sea, the Near East and the Western Mediterranean. With a port rotation of Valencia, Castellon, Barcelona, Fos, Cagliari, Piraeus, Beirut, Mersin, Iskenderun, Latakia, Alexandria (Dekheila), Izmir, Piraeus and Valencia within a […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    China’s port operator Cosco Group (Hong Kong) Limited has received approval for a new concession agreement at the port of Piraeus, one of the largest Greek ports, according to Reuters. The approval follows the signing of an agreement with the TAIPED (Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund) for the transfer of a majority stake in Piraeus Port Authority in April. Cosco […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Over the next month Greece is expected to finalize the outstanding approval of Piraeus Port Authority’s concession to China’s port operator Cosco Group (Hong Kong) Limited, as the pressure mounts on Greece to resolve all pending issues regarding its relations with China. The move comes as the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras readies for an official visit to Beijing in early […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Proposal for an EUR 300 million investment in the fourth container terminal in Piraeus was put on hold.

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The strike of Hellenic Petroleum’s workers has caused loading delays in bunker supplies in Piraeus, Greece’s leading bunker port, Platts reports. The workers of Greece’s biggest oil refiner launched the strike earlier this week after six company workers sustained injuries in a fire at the Aspropyrgos refinery on Friday. The fire broke out during maintenance work at a […]

  • 4 October 2016

    On October 3, 2016, a new cruise pier, Pier Saint Nikolaos, was inaugurated in the Greek port of Piraeus.   The project was built with caissons and provides additional 284 meters of berthing space for vessels with a draught of up to 11 meters. The land area occupies 8,415 square meters. The upgrade allows the […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The shipping ministry announced on Tuesday an agreement between Piraeus Port Organisation (OLP) and the Chinese-owned COSCO subsidiary Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) for new investments amounting to 230 million euros in Piraeus’ port. The agreement includes the construction and exploitation of OLP’s West Pier Container Terminal III by PCT, the construction of an Oil Refuelling […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Greek Piraeus Port Authority has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Shanghai International Port Group to develop synergies that will improve trade and create new business opportunities. The parties said that the deal, signed on June 12, further highlights Piraeus’s strategic position on the world map and especially on the New Silk road. Under the deal, […]

  • 23 June 2017

    Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) informed that its new floating dock for ships with carrying capacity of 80,000 tons is expected to begin operations in November. The new floating dock for vessels measuring 240 meters in length and 35 meters in width supplements the existing infrastructure which aims to attract more ships to the Perama Ship […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The initiative aims at positioning Piraeus Bank at the forefront of servicing the needs of Greek shipping clients.

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The CKYHE alliance between the Asian liners COSCON, ”K”Line, Yang Ming, Hanjin and Evergreen Line is reorganizing their service network for Asia-North Europe and Asia-Mediterranean trades in 2015. CKYHE Alliance will provide six Asia-North Europe services (NE2/NE3/NE5-CEM/NE6/NE7/NE8-CES) and three Asia-Mediterranean services (MD1/MD2/ADR) with the port coverage throughout Asia, North Europe, East Mediterranean, West Mediterranean and […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ports of Piraeus, Bremen/Bremerhaven and Aqaba received the Port Environmental Review System (PERS) certification. ESPO Secretary General, Isabelle Ryckbost handed over the PERS certificates to the port representatives, Mr Giorgos Anomeritis (Piraeus), Mr Jochen Kress (Bremen/Bremerhaven) and Mr Abd Al Shiyab (Aqaba) respectively. The Port Environmental Review System (PERS) is the only port sector specific […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Piraeus Bank, ORIX Corporation to provide financing solutions to the Greek maritime sector.

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has decided to launch four new services within the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.  The services in question are the TPS Service, the TBS Service, the WBS Service and the GTS Service and they are expected to commence on May 1, 2017. With the first sailing of MV Diane A ex […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Israel’s shipping company ZIM plans to restructure and upgrade its Turkey Greece Express (TGX) and Turkey Israel Express (TIX) services in the East Mediterranean, starting from late November. The company intends to add the ports of Aliaga (Turkey ), Damietta (Egypt), Iskenderun (Turkey) and Ashdod (Israel) to its schedule. “The newly introduced Thessaloniki to Damietta […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greek ports could face complete stoppage as the Port of Piraeus Dockworkers’ Union announced that they plan to launch repeated 48-hour strikes starting from May 26 in protest of the port’s privatization process, the union said in a statement. The strike, scheduled to launch at 06:00 local time, would affect traffic at the Piraeus port and the […]

  • 18 June 2015

    Poseidon Med informed that its technical workshop on LNG Bunkering at the Piraeus Port was held at the Piraeus Port Authority premises.

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The sale of the Greek port of Piraeus has encountered a hurdle as China’s port operator Cosco Group (Hong Kong) Limited said that the sale terms submitted to parliament on Tuesday were inconsistent with the ones previously agreed upon, according to Reuters. Namely, in a letter to lawmakers COSCO Greece said that the key terms of the deal […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Greece will move forward with the previously abandoned plan to sell the majority stake in the port of Piraeus, and the sale is expected within the next few weeks, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragasakis told Xinhua news agency. The Syriza government led by Alexis Tsipras took office in January partly on the promise to […]

  • 18 June 2015

    Poseidon Med informed that its technical workshop on LNG Bunkering at the Piraeus Port was held at the Piraeus Port Authority premises.

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The previously announced 24-hour general strike at Greek ports and terminals, which started at 6:00 yesterday morning, has concluded today, Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) informed. “ISS has checked the latest information with its Piraeus office in Greece which confirmed that the strike finished on 4 December at 20:15 and all services are back to normal,” ISS said […]