Press Releases

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Piraeus Port Authority (PPA SA) and the Port Authority of Alexandria Egypt, was signed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during the official visit of the Foreign Minister of Egypt to Greece.
With representatives from all the ports of Europe present, the works of the General Assembly 2013 of the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) in Varna, Bulgaria came to a close.
The presidents and executives of the companies Lloyd's and Bureau Veritas granted the certificates of international standards, EN ISO 9001:2008 and EN ISO 14001:2004, to PPA SA during the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum.
The President of the Hellenic Ports Association (Elime) Mr. George Anomeritis participated as an invited keynote speaker, at the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, in a special session on port investments to develop the cruise industry. 
A modern international passenger station, to serve cruise passengers (Cruise Terminal), was acquired and put into operation by PPA SA.The opening of the station, which was named International Cruise Station "Themistocles", was conducted by the Minister of Marine and Aegean Mr. Konstantinos Mousouroulis
On Monday, May 27th 2013 at 12:30, the new International Foreign Passenger Terminal outside of PPA SA will be launched, which was constructed by expenditure of the Company in the area of Palataki, in order to serve the passengers of new generation cruise vessels (over 350m), which up until now docked in the area of Themistocles coast.
The annual briefing to the members of the Hellenic Fund and Asset Management Association in the offices of the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) was held today by the management of PPA SA.  
  An increase of 24.69% was recorded in the arrival-departures of tourists at the port of PPA SA, during the first quarter of 2013, compared to the same quarter of 2012. 
The opening of the Second International Passenger Terminal of the Piraeus Port Authority SA will be held on Monday, May 27th 2013 at 12:30 pm. The inauguration will be done by the Minister of Marine and Aegean Mr. Konstantinos Mousouroulis. 
A new 5-year contract for the Research Project Monitoring the quality of the marine environment was signed between the University of Piraeus and the Piraeus Port Authority SA.