Piraeus, June 30th 2021
PPA S.A.: Meeting with ACAT Diplomats Delegation
The Piraeus Port is developing into a maritime hub of global attraction
Wednesday, June 30, 2021. Captain Weng Lin, Deputy CEO of PPA S.A. met yesterday with a Diplomatic Delegation from ACAT (ASEAN Committee in Athens) at the company’s headquarters in Piraeus. ACAT was represented by H.E. Mr. Ferry Adamhar, Ambassador of Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Giovanni E. Palec, Ambassador of Philippines, H.E. Mr. Le Hong Truong, Ambassador of Viet Nam and Mr. Pornsith Pibulnakarintr, Chargé d’ Affaires of Thailand. At the meeting were also present the PPA’s Deputy Manager of Public Relations, Investor Relations & Company Announcements dept. as well as officials of the ACAT Member Embassies.
During the meeting several topics of common interest have been discussed, along with the synergy potential between PPA S.A. and ACAT. Also, ACAT representatives have been informed about the significant uplifted role and the strategic importance of the Port of Piraeus for the trade and touristic industries, both on a European and a global level.
Deputy CEO of PPA S.A., Captain Weng Lin, at the end of the meeting, after thanking all ACAT representatives for their presence, stressed out the necessity and the great importance of such interactions, since the exchange of ideas and opinions, but also a more focused cooperation derived between the countries, always build a most efficient path towards the realization of mutually defined goals, leading to a range of benefits at every level.
Piraeus Port Authority SA is a Greece-based company engaged in the management and operation of Piraeus port, Greece largest post. The main activities of Piraeus Port Authority SA are ships’ anchoring services, handling cargo, loading and unloading services as well as goods storage and car transportation. The Company is also responsible for the maintenance of port facilities, the supply of port services (water, electric current and telephone connection, among others), for services provided to travelers and for renting space to third parties. The main shareholder of Piraeus Port Authority SA is COSCO SHIPPING with a stake of 51 percent, one of the world's largest maritime operators.