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.
"PPA SA actively supports the Posidonia through its participation as an exhibitor and as a sponsor of the event. The Sea Tourism Forum gives the opportunity to the people of tourism, shipping and port industries to communicate annually and make efforts for the advancement of marine tourism".
The investment of 420 million Euros by the port of Piraeus on the cruise industry and the activation of a specialized subsidiary company concerning service management and infrastructure were emphasized on among other things by the Chairman of the Hellenic Ports Association, Mr. George Anomeritis, speaking at the SEA TOURISM FORUM Posidonia 2012.