Press Releases

The special awards committee of the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has announced that ten (10) ports, including the Port of Piraeus, have been selected for it’s annual prize.
The docking of the floating museum "Thales of Miletus" in order to remain seaworthy and able to be visited under sponsorship of PPA SA was decided by the Management Council of the Company based on the policies of supporting culture and maritime activities.
The Management Council of PPA SA decided to maintain the two vessel gates at the permanent dry docks in Haetionian Coast, through open tender with a budget of 185.000 Euro plus 42.500 Euro VAT.
The good performance of PPA SA was continued with a significant increase in the movement of goods in the Container and Car terminals, as shown by the provisional data of the period January-August 2012 by the competent departments.
The President and CEO of PPA SA, Mr. George Anomeritis, met with the Secretary General of Ports and Port Policy, Prof. Costas Moutzouris.
Following the release of the Financial Report of the First Half of 2012, it was registered without determining that "the profits of PPA dropped".
The Board of PPA SA approved the Financial Report of the First Half of 2012, whereby – and in the midst of economic crisis in the area of trade:
An increase of 54.9% in container handling was noted during the first 5 months of 2012 at the PPA SA Container Terminal. As is apparent from the data from the Container Terminal, 293.874 TEUs were handled during January - May 2012 in comparison to 189.706 in the corresponding period last year.
The General Meeting of Shareholders of the Piraeus Port Authority (PPA SA) ended with the approval of the Results of the Annual Financial Report 2011.
The master, Vincenzo Alcaras, and the officers of the new cruise vessel, CARNIVAL BREEZE, which arrived at the port of Piraeus as the first stop of its maiden voyage, were visited by the President and CEO of PPA SA George Anomeritis, President of MedCruise, Stavros Hatzakos, and the managerial cruise executives Mr. T. Tsitouras and Mr. D. Agrapidis.