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Thessaloniki Port’s Pier VI Extension Project Approved

The Thessaloniki Port Authority has entered into a deal with Hill International for the project management of the port’s Pier VI extension.

Report: Thessaloniki Port Could Boost Balkan Activity

Thessaloniki Port, the second largest container port in Greece, can boost activity in the Balkan region and Southeastern Europe, once upgrade works are completed.

Greece Prepares to Open Tender for Biggest Piraeus Port Project

Greece is preparing to tender off the largest project to be carried out at Piraeus port to accommodate larger cruise ships.

Chios Forum Explores Future of European Port Policy

European port policy was the focus of the two-day Jean Monnet symposium, which was recently held on the Aegean island of Chios.

Piraeus Port Upgrade Master Plan Awaits Approval

The Piraeus Port Authority is waiting for the approval of its master plan, which aims to transform Piraeus into a Mediterranean home porting hub.

Piraeus Port Authority Working to Slash Carbon Emissions

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) is taking measures to reduce its carbon footprint by effectively reducing its emissions.

Central Macedonia Deputy Governor Calls for Sustainable Tourism Practices

Sustainable tourism practices are essential for Central Macedonia, according to the region's deputy governor Ioannis Giorgos.

Three Greek Ports Set for Development, Says Minister

Three Greek ports are in line for immediate development following in the steps of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, according to Alternate Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas.

First Thessaloniki Port Works to Be Ready Ahead of Plan

Infrastructure works budgeted at 180 million euros may be ready ahead of schedule at the port of Thessaloniki in northern Greece.

Thessaloniki Welcomes First Cruise Ship for 2018

Thessaloniki welcomed 82 passengers who arrived at its port aboard the Serenissima, marking the first cruise arrival to the Greek city in 2018.

Thessaloniki Port Authority Sale a Done Deal

South Europe Gateway Thessaloniki Limited (SEGT) is now the majority shareholder in the Thessaloniki Port Authority, with a share of 67 percent.

Thessaloniki Port Sale Transaction in Final Stage

The sale of a 67 percent stake in the Thessaloniki Port Authority to South Europe Gateway Thessaloniki (SEGT) Limited is in the final stage.

Northern Greece Ports Attracting Investor Interest

The Thessaloniki Port Authority sale is set to be completed by mid-September, paving the way for the sale of the Kavala and Alexandroupolis ports in northern Greece.

Thessaloniki Port Authority Management Has Big Plans

Transforming Thessaloniki port into a gateway to the Balkans is the priority of a consortium of three companies, which have stepped in as the port’s new managers.

IOBE: Thessaloniki Port Privatization to Bring in €1.6bn in Next Decade

The privatization of the Thessaloniki Port Authority is expected to contribute to GDP growth in Greece by up to 1.6 billion euros by 2026, IOBE think-tank says.

TAIPED Announces ‘Preferred Investor’ for Thessaloniki Port Authority

A consortium of three companies has been announced as the preferred investor for the acquisition of the 67% of the Thessaloniki Port Authority.

Consortium Announced ‘Highest Bidder’ for 67% Stake of Thessaloniki Port Authority

A consortium of three companies is on its way to be awarded a 67% stake in the Thessaloniki Port Authority, after making an improved bid of €231.92 million.

Thessaloniki Port Sale Priority for New Shipping Minister

Ensuring the sale of a 67 percent stake in the Thessaloniki port authority moves ahead swiftly and trouble free tops the agenda of new incoming shipping minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis.

Greek Port Strikes a Set Back for Cruise Revenue

The cruise industry is feeling the brunt of ongoing strikes at ports in Thessaloniki and Piraeus, with potential losses reaching 12 million euros this month, stated Mr Theodore Kontes, the president of Union of Cruise Shipowners and Associated Members (EEKFN).

Thessaloniki Sets Sights on Becoming Waterway Hub

The northern port city of Thessaloniki aims to boost its connection with the rest of mainland Greece and the islands by offering seaplane services next summer after submitting its application to the transport ministry this week for the creation of a metropolitan waterway.