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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’s New Shipping Minister Sets Agenda

Updating the legal framework that covers shipping activities and encouraging the construction of “green ships” are some of the priorities set by newly appointed Shipping Minister Fotis Kouvelis.

Greek Assets Body Aims to Launch Third Port Privatization Phase in Fall

Following the sale of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, Greece's assets body is aiming to launch the third privatization phase of 10 ports across the country in fall.

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.

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.

Greek Assets Fund Seeking Ways to Put 10 Ports to Good Use

Ten state-owned regional ports across Greece will soon be open to concessionaires wishing to tap into their potential.

Thessaloniki Port 67% Sale Agreement Signed

Greek assets fund TAIPED signed an agreement for the sale of a 67% stake of the Thessaloniki Port Authority to SEGT Limited for 231,926 million euros.

Thessaloniki Port: Share Purchase Agreement for 67% Stake to be Signed

The share purchase agreement for the 67 percent stake of the Thessaloniki Port Authority is expected to be signed on Friday, December 15.

Greek Shipping Ministry Open to Port Use Proposals

Companies interested in making use of Greek ports will be able to do so through a system of sub-contracting, according to shipping minister Panagiotis Kouroublis.

Shipping Minister: Duty Free Sales Can Attract Cruise Travel to Greek Isles

Offering duty free sales at popular Greek islands can serve as an incentive to boost cruise travel, said Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroublis.

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.

Three Bids Received for 67% of Thessaloniki Port Authority

Three binding financial offers have been submitted for the acquisition of 67% of the share capital of the Thessaloniki Port Authority.

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.

Thessaloniki to Welcome Fewer Cruise Ships but More Passengers in 2016

Fewer cruise ships are expected to dock at the port of Thessaloniki in 2016 compared to the previous year.
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