Greece

13 Jun 2016
Shareholders of Greece’s Piraeus Port Authority approved a concession agreement with Cosco Shipping Group.
18 Apr 2016
In a major surprise, China’s Cosco has decided not to submit a bid to acquire Greece’s state-owned railway.
15 Apr 2016
China’s Cosco, Russian Railways and Italy’s state-owned railway, Trenitalia, are expected to submit initial bids for Greece’s national rail operator by today’s deadline.
08 Apr 2016
The Greek government today officially sold the country’s largest port, Piraeus, to China’s Cosco Group, prompting striking dockers to stage a protest march through downtown Athens.
30 Mar 2016
Cosco Pacific’s decision to commit more than $1 billion at the beginning of the year to acquire control of the port of Piraeus, once a sleepy and inefficient backwater, is already looking like a winning investment.
21 Mar 2016
Greece has delayed the March 21deadline for initial bids for state-owned freight and passenger rail company Trainose.
16 Mar 2016
Cosco Pacific is being hotly tipped to clinch the bid for Greece’s state-owned rail operator just weeks after winning control of the nation’s largest port of Piraeus, a top Mediterranean container hub.
03 Feb 2016
Greek ports will come to a standstill Thursday for the third time this year as dockers, seamen and tug crews join a nationwide, general, 24-hour strike.
26 Jan 2016
Greek ports will be brought to a standstill by a 48-hour strike tomorrow, the second two day walkout in two weeks.
21 Jan 2016
Greece has accepted a “significantly improved” offer from China’s Cosco Group for the state’s majority stake in the Piraeus Port Authority.
12 Jan 2016
Greece today confirmed Cosco Pacific is the only bidder for a majority stake in the Piraeus Port Authority and immediately asked the Chinese company to submit an improved offer for control of the nation’s largest port.