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Piraeus Port to Transform with €140m Backing from EIB

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has formally agreed to provide 140 million euros to support expansion and upgrading of Piraeus Port, Greece's main port.

Piraeus Port Development Tops Greek PM’s China Agenda

The development of Piraeus port into one of Europe’s leading container terminals topped Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' agenda of talks during his recent visit to China.

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.

Piraeus Port Breaks Container Traffic Record, Up by 6.4% in 2017

The port of Piraeus has broken its record for container traffic in 2017, marking a 6.4 percent increase at 3,691 million TEU in 2017.

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.

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.

Minister Kountoura Sees Cruise Tourism as Vital Force for Greece

Promoting Greece’s sea tourism options, including more Greek destinations in cruise itineraries, offering a wide variety of theme-related journeys and strengthening public-private partnerships (PPPs) are at the core of the tourism ministry’s agenda for the further reinforcement...

Piraeus Port Gets New Cruise Terminal, Inauguration Set for October 3

A new cruise terminal at Agios Nikolaos in Piraeus Port will be inaugurated on Monday, October 3.

Cosco to Dish Out Extra €500m for Piraeus Investment

Chinese shipping giant Cosco will dish out some 500 million euros over and above the paying price for the port of Piraeus, its managing director, Xu Lirong, said this week during talks with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who is in China on an official five-day visit to...

Greece-Cosco Sign Piraeus Port Deal

China’s Cosco Group on Friday signed a 368.5-million-euro agreement with Greek privatization fund TAIPED for a majority stake in Piraeus Port Authority (OLP).