Press Releases

An event to mark the anniversary of 10 years since the introduction of PPA into the ASE was held today, August 8th 2013, at the Athens Stock Exchange.
New extended hours for the services of the PPA Container Terminal are being adopted on a pilot basis as of August 1st, 2013. This service at the Container Terminal (Pier I) is for the convenience of transactions concerning the handling of import formalities and delivery of Containers, on weekday afternoons (15:00 to 21:00) and on Saturday mornings.
Increased profit before taxes by 92.54% (€ 3.729.941 compared to € 1.937.186 in 2012) and increased profit after taxes by 208.64% (€ 3.456.897 compared to 1.120.048 in 2012) recorded in the first half of 2013 Piraeus Port Authority SA (PPA). The results of the first semester 2013 are the best after 2007, as the financial performance of the company is constantly improving. The third quarter 2013 is expected to be even more positive in revenues and profitability due to cruise.
Increase 11,72% showing the movements of transit passengers cruise through the cruise port of PPA SA compared with the corresponding period of 7 months from January to July 2012.
After consultation with the supervising Ministry of Marine and Aegean and the HRDF, PPA SA asked PCT SA for a prolongation of negotiations until 29/08/2013.
The completion of the in-port freight car transport station project by ERGOSE SA in the N.Ikonio car-terminal, was certified by the personal presence of the President and CEO of PPA SA, Mr. George Anomeritis, and the CEO of ERGOSE SA, Mr. Costas Spilopoulos, accompanied by administrative and technical staff of the two companies and the company "Aktor", which built the project.
The Board of PPA SA approved the project for facility maintenance of a budget of 922.000 Euros (VAT included). The project will be assigned after open contest and will mainly be concerned with aesthetic upgrade projects and repairs to the port.
The Board of PPA SA, and after further investigation of the seabed foundation (from NTU and HCMR) and the decisions of the Technical Council, approved the continuation of the project “construction of a new cruise quay in Ag. Nikolaos”, which as is known is part of the NSRF (ROP Attica) and already running.
Another important experiment for the protection of the marine environment is carried out these days by PPA SA within the European Research Project SEE MARINER. The experiment identifying oil spots in the wider maritime port area in day and night conditions.
The Chairman and CEO of PPA S.A., Mr Yiorgos Anomeritis expressed today at the meeting of the Directors Board his satisfaction  about the decision by the European Commission for approval of the project of expanding the southern port cruise with cofinancing from Community, national resources and own funds of PPA