Piraeus was chosen by the Board of Directors of the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports (MEDCRUISE) as its headquarters during the 81st spring meeting on 18 / 19 May 2012, which was held at the Headquarters of PPA SA and chaired by the new president of MEDCRUISE, Stavros Hatzakos, and General Director of PPA SA.
In the Annual General Meeting of the European Union Ports (ESPO), which took place in SOPOT Poland, the Piraeus Port Authority (PPA SA) took part, headed by the General Director of the Organization, Mr. Stavros Hatzakos, and the General Secretary Mr. Thanos Pallis.
The Container Terminal of PPA SA (Pier I) showed a significant throughput increase of 45.63%, during the first quarter of 2012, according to the relevant directorate. Specifically, 166.000 TEU's were handled in the period of January to March 2012, compared to 113.990 TEU's in the corresponding period of last year.
For the second consecutive year, despite the ongoing crisis, the Piraeus Port Authority (PPA SA) showed positive results (profits) during the fiscal year of 2011.According to the financial results of 2011, which were presented to the Board by Chairman and CEO, George Anomeritis:
The International conference on the successful implementation of the MEMO project, that is co-financed by the Program MED, is organized by Piraeus Port Authority S.A.–Lead Partner, in the hotel METROPOLITAN, on the 27th of March 2012 (09:15 – 15:00) in Athens.
The figures of container movement at the Container Terminal Pier I of PPA SA have shown impressive growth.
According to data from the relevant Department of Motor Vehicles, which managed the car terminals of PPA SA during the fiscal year January-December 2011, there was an overall increase in movements by 9.81%, which is mainly due to the positive change in transit movements by 33.3%.
28/12/2011 In the conference hall of PPA SA the Investment Program of PPA SA 2012- 2016 was presented, as well as the inclusion of important projects in the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF). During the press conference given by the Minister of Development, Competitiveness and Shipping, Mr. Michalis Chrysohoidis, along with Deputy Minister, Mr. Adonis Georgiadis, the Regional Director of Attica, Mr. John Sgouros, the Secretary General of Ports and Port Policy, Mr. Thanos Pallis, the General Secretary of NSRF…
22/12/2011 The Board of Directors of PPA SA has approved the notice of a public international open tender budgeted at 5.118.000 euro, plus VAT 23%, for the outsourcing of cleaning services for three (3) years. Mr. G. Anomeritis, President and CEO of PPA SA, gives special attention to issues of cleanliness of the land areas of the port, because - after his intervention on environmental issues- the port won the ECOPORT title for 2011 and wants to retain it.