Based on the statistics of the Container Terminal of PPA SA, for the first eight months (January-August) of 2012, the following incremental data for domestic and transit containers (TEU's) of the Container Terminal at PPA SA show:
1. An increase of average traffic (June-August)
2012 to 2010: 64.86%
2. An increase of average traffic
2012 to 2011: 34.4%
3. An increase in productivity in general and in moves per shift from 121.5 in January 2011 to 130.3 in January 2012 and 143.16 in August 2012.
The upward trend in cargo handling at PCT SA parallel with the increase of PPA SA makes the commercial port of Piraeus, not only the most modern port in Europe, since all the mechanical equipment is brand new (2011), but also the port with the highest growth in moves in the Mediterranean . Note that the commercial port of Piraeus (PPA and PCT) improved its international position in 2011 on the world map going from 93rd position to 76th position, increasing the handling of 816.325 TEU's to 1.680.133 TEU's (94.5% increase) .
Following a joint meeting of the administrations of PPA SA and PCT SA in the commercial port and inspection of contractual projects, it was ascertained the full and accurate development of modernization of Pier II and East Pier III, projects executed within the contractual date, under the terms of the Concession Agreement.