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Greek Shipowners to Voluntarily Boost State Coffers by €75m a Year

The Union of Greek Shipowners has agreed to boost state coffers annually by more than 75 million euros for an indefinite period of time.

Piraeus Port Activities Drive Growth in 2018

Turnover for Piraeus Port in Greece increased by 19.2 percent in 2018 to 132.9 million euros against 111.5 million euros in 2017.

Lloyd’s List Names 15 Greeks Among World’s Top 100 Shipping Giants

Fifteen Greeks are among the world’s leading shipping owners with Greece and China in the lead as countries with the most influential people in the industry, according to Lloyd’s List.

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.

Piraeus Port Authority Deputy CEO Li Jianchun Steps Down

Li Jianchun has resigned as Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) Deputy CEO and will take up another position in Cosco Shipping.

Lloyd’s List Ranks 14 Greek Shipping Tycoons Among World’s Top 100

Fourteen Greeks are among the 100 top influencers in the world’s shipping industry, as compiled by the eighth edition of Lloyd's List 100.

Chinese Carriers Seeking to Offer Direct Beijing-Athens Flights

Air China and China Eastern Airlines are expected to introduce direct flights to Athens, according to Piraeus Port Authority Managing Director Fu Cheng Qiu.