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Piraeus Port Upgrade Master Plan Soon Up for Public Discussion

A master plan for the development of the Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) is set to go up for public discussion with municipalities and local stakeholders in February.

July Container Traffic from Piraeus Down by 4.4%

Outbound container traffic from Piraeus dropped by 4.4 percent in July but reported positive performance in the first seven months of the year, up by 2.5 percent.

Shanghai – Piraeus Ports Join Forces to Boost Container Traffic

The Piraeus Port Authority and Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) signed a memorandum of cooperation in efforts to increase business opportunities.

Piraeus Port Big Bet for Cosco, Set to Invest €140m in 2017

Hong Kong-based shipping giant Cosco has slated 140 million euros for works to be completed in 2017 in efforts to make the port of Piraeus a major cruise and transhipment hub for travel and trade between Asia and Eastern Europe.

Piraeus Among World’s Top 30 Container Ports by 2018, Cosco Says

Chinese shipping giant Cosco has big plans for Piraeus aiming after its expansion to boost container volume by 35 percent by 2018.

Cosco-OLP Deal Ratified Amid Blame-Game Over Changing Terms

The 300-member Greek parliament ratified by a 223-vote the sale of the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) to Chinese shipping giant Cosco a day after the Hong-Kong based conglomerate said in letter that the terms for the deal submitted to parliament had been altered.

Piraeus Port on Track to Become World’s Largest

The port of Piraeus is now on track to become one of the leading maritime hubs in the world, the head of the Hellenic Chinese Chamber (HCC) said following the award of a 67 percent stake in the listed entity last week to Chinese shipping giant Cosco.

Cosco Group Set to Acquire 67% of Piraeus Port

China's Cosco Group will acquire 67 percent of Piraeus Port Authority (OLP), Greece's largest port, after the company submitted an improved offer of 368.5 million euros, the Greek privatization fund TAIPED announced on Wednesday.

Piraeus Port: Procedure for Submission of Final Bids for Majority Stake Completed

The procedure for the submission of binding offers for a majority stake in Piraeus Port Authority, the operator of Greece's biggest port, was completed on Monday.

China Reaffirms Interest To Acquire Majority Stake In Athens Airport

The Association of Chinese Business Groups reaffirmed its interest in acquiring the majority stake in Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" in a meeting with Greek Deputy Development Minister Notis Mitarakis on 3 June in the Greek capital.