Port of Piraeus

Port of Piraeus

Edith Maersk
25 Aug 2014
The persistent congestion clogging major gateway ports in the U.S. and Europe is raising a debate about whether it’s just peak-season volumes causing delays in import shipments or the inability of ports to handle the sharp growth in container ship sizes.
24 Jun 2014
Even as it shot down an ambitious plan by Europe’s three largest ocean carriers to join forces, China was beefing up its bid to create a continental gateway to distribute its products across its largest export market.
19 Jun 2014
Greece has received expressions of interest from eight companies bidding for a majority stake in the Thessaloniki Port Authority (OLTH), the operator of the country’s second largest seaport.
01 May 2014
Greece has received expressions of interest from six companies seeking to bid for a majority stake in the port of Piraeus, its largest container port and an emerging Mediterranean transshipment hub.
Cargo containers at the Port of Piraeus
06 Nov 2013
Major merger and acquisition activity in the global transportation and logistics industry was nothing spectacular in the third quarter, but a potential wave of privatization of ports, airports and roadways could energize the market in the coming year.
Map of Greece
06 Nov 2013
Greek longshoremen have joined a 24-hour nationwide strike today called by labor unions to protest austerity measures imposed by international lenders on the crisis-mired country.
09 Sep 2013
Cosco Pacific is set to boost capacity at its container terminals in Piraeus, Greece, amid reports that the company plans to bid for a majority stake in Greece’s largest port.