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Cosco-managed Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) presented the blueprint to organisations and officials ³social partners² from Municipalities surrounding Greece's busiest port, as part of a public debate on the commercial development of the region. The move came as some opposition is building regarding the ...
With its sea-drowned caldera, black-sand beaches and crimson sunsets, Santorini is the archetypal Greek island fantasy. .... "Every time we came to the island from Athens when I was a child - we arrived at dawn from Piraeus; the voyage was a hard labour back then - I was hit by the smell of cavallines,the ...

Last May, Greek shipping Minister Panayiotis Kouroublis told a two-day forum in Athens that the country was ready to expand its sea-tourism offerings in tandem with commercial expansion. Greece was also advised to open itself to the enormous tourism markets of China and the Far East. Overall, shipping ...
Public sector workers in Greece are on strike today including the customs union operating in the country's ports. But bunkering in Piraeus, the country's key port, will not be affected. "Yes, it's a big strike for one day but bunker deliveries in port can go ahead," a Piraeus-based bunker source told ship and ...
Greek shipping Minister Panayiotis Kouroublis praised on Thursday the Sino-Greek cooperation at Piraeus port, speaking to Xinhua on the occasion of ... Work has started to upgrade the harbor ahead of the arrival of the new floating dock "Piraeus III", at the end of February, in a project that the managing ...
Athens, Greece - Racist attacks targeting the homes of migrant workers have surged in Piraeus, a port city near the Greek capital, since Christmas, according to an anti-racist activist group. More than 30 homes where migrant labourers reside - most of whom are Pakistani nationals - have been targeted ...

"The land-sea express passage connecting southeast and Central Europe to China via Piraeus … has further upgraded the significance of Piraeus," said the Greek envoy. Greece has already taken concrete steps towards making the Port of Piraeus the entry point for an extended railway network into inland ...
"The banking sector in Greece is at its best since the crisis started in 2009-2010," Christos Megalou, CEO of Piraeus Bank, said in an exclusive interview to the Greek reporter. Speaking in New York to Anastasios Papapostolou, the chief of the biggest bank in Greece, said that "Greece is heading towards ...
A rally to protest the use of the word "Macedonia" in any solution put forward in talks between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia that had been planned in the Greek capital on February 4 is being moved to the port of Piraeus. According to an official announcement, the organizers who ...
Next month will see the Greek port of Piraeus linked by rail to Athens' international airport, it was announced on Tuesday. Piraeus, which is also undergoing major expansion to handle more cargo from the Far East, will be a terminus for the Proastiakos suburban rail line. From Feb. 1 a direct journey from ...
Athenians and tourists passing through the Greek capital have been waiting for the direct link connecting the port of Piraeus to the Eleftherios Venizelos airport since the summer of 2015. After almost three years of delay the direct link is ready to connect the two major locations. The port of Piraeus will finally ...
Piraeus, Greece's biggest port and one of the largest in the Mediterranean, is finally getting a direct rail link to Athens International Airport, starting next month. Starting on February 1, Piraeus will become a terminus for the Proastiakos suburban railway, connecting the port to the airport at Spata, northeast of ...
ATHENS, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met the visiting Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai on Friday with the two sides vowing to ... During his stay in Greece, Ma also held talks with Greek Deputy Prime Minister Yiannis Dragasakis and inspected China COSCO shipping's Piraeus Port ...
Rebetiko, (Greek Blues), was created in the hash dens of Piraeus 100 years ago by Greek refugees from Asia Minor. ... Pliri Ntaxei and Chrysoula K & Purpura from Greece will create a melodious symposium alongside Melbourne artists the likes of Rebetiki, Zourouna, Melbourne Rebetiko Ensemble, ...
Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai, while holding talks with Greek Deputy Prime Minister Yiannis Dragasakis, said on Thursday in Athens that Sino-Greek relations have witnessed ... He said China Cosco shipping's Piraeus Port project is a good example of win-win cooperation of the two countries.
The award was bestowed upon Mr Marinakis at the 13th Pan-Hellenic Festival of Pontian Greek Dances, an event honouring Pontic Hellenism held at the peace and Friendship Stadium in Piraeus on December 2nd. The festival is organised by the Pan-Pontian Federation of Greece and the Association of ...
The Greek banks (National Bank of Greece S.A. (OTCPK:NBGIF), Piraeus Bank SA ADR (OTCPK:BPIRY), Alpha Bank S.A. ADR (OTCPK:ALBKY), Eurobank Ergasias SA ADR (OTCPK:EGFEY)) have all published their Q3 2017 results. As is tradition by now, let's have a look at their two major challenges: ...

GREEK infrastructure manager Ergose carried out the first electric test runs on the 10km Athens - Piraeus line on October 27, when a Siemens ...
Piraeus Bank said on Monday it will respond to a draft report of a Bank of Greece audit that found regulatory violations during 2014-16 and that ...
China is pouring billions of pounds' worth of investment into Greece and ... The company is investing 385 million euros (£343m) in Piraeus to ... Fotis Provatas, of the Athens-based Greek Chinese Economic Council, said.
Piraeus Bank, Greece's largest bank by assets, agreed to sell its Serbian operations to Serbia's Direktna Banka, Piraeus said on Tuesday.
Piraeus Bank said on Monday it will respond to a draft report of a Bank of Greece audit that found regulatory violations during 2014-16 and that ...
The two major challenges for the Greek banks are their liquidity ... banks: National Bank of Greece S.A. (OTCPK:NBGIF), Piraeus Bank SA ADR ...
Rouvikonas (Greek for Rubicon) often expresses its opposition to the government or the state with such "raids," usually involving paint being ...
The Greek-flagged tanker was carrying around 2,500 tonnes of fuel, some of which quickly covered beaches and coves on the southeastern ...
September 3 at 21:45 in Piraeus at the stadium "Karaiskakis" Greece will take the national team of Belgium in the match of the 8th round of the ...
... Spain; and Ithaca, Greece, as well as multiple nights at a port of call ... cruise from Venice to Piraeus (Athens), starting at $10,440 a person, ...
In the second quarter, Piraeus Bank posted profits of 7 million euros to ... Headquartered in Athens, Greece, with approximately 17,100 ...
Challenges facing Greece and Piraeus, the home of Greek shipping, have ... the context of the 4th Greek-British Shipping Forum held in Athens, ...
... how Greece has been returning the favor by advocating Chinese interests in the E.U.). China is hoping to make the Greek port of Piraeus the ...
Emily won entry to the sociology school of the Athens University, Marianna to the ... and International studies department of Piraeus University.
This June, Athens prevented the bloc from condemning China's human ... the previous Greek government's commitments to privatise Piraeus, ...
This June, Athens prevented the bloc from condemning China's ... China plans to make the Greek port of Piraeus the "dragon head" of its vast ...
Piraeus Bank turned profitable in April-to-June, while Eurobank saw ... the previous quarter, Greece's largest lender by assets said Wednesday.
Container traffic at Greece's biggest port in Piraeus contracted 4.4 percent last month, according to data published by Chinese operator Cosco, ...
Greek Bank mortgage Bonds Upgraded, Stocks Wobble Along ... bonds to B from B minus on Alpha Bank and Piraeus Bank and two covered bond ... Greece and BPIRD) stock rose 1.4% in Athens while the ADR was up 0.3%.
plc's Michel Nestor, vp global port & destination development - EuroMed, and president and CEO Arnold Donald; Angeliki Hondromatidou, director of the Ministry of Tourism and vp of the Greek National Tourism Organization; and George Tziallas, secretary ...
archaeologists have discovered the site where the Greek fleet gathered for the Battle of Salamis against the Persians (480 BC), after finding antiquities in the waters of Ampelakia Bay.
A goal by Tarik Elyounoussi and the expulsion of Besiktas' striker Vincent Aboubakar shortly before the second half was not enough for Olympiacos who lost to the Turkish team 4-1 on Thursday in the second leg of the UEFA Europa League stage of 16.
"The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry's office in Piraeus is the second largest of the RMI Registry's 27 worldwide offices," said Theo Xenakoudis, Director, Worldwide Business Operations and Managing Director of the Piraeus office.
A Belize-flagged cargo vessel with 12 crew members on board was being safely towed to Piraeus port on Wednesday for repairs, Greek Coast Guard said. The "Moon Step" lost power and run adrift off the coast of Andros island on its way to the Netherlands.
About 10km southwest of Athens, the flags of China and Greece flutter outside the headquarters of the Piraeus Port Authority. Some 16 million passengers pass through the port, the country's largest, each year. China Cosco shipping, China's largest ...
Another major investment, the sale of the former airport at Elliniko on Athens's southern coast, has been up in the air for years, ensnarled in red tape and opposed by different groups harboring all sorts of outdated obsessions.
Steve D. Stephanadis, age 87, passed away peacefully on March 8, 2017 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, having been a ...
managers of Greek ports (including Piraeus's Cosco) and entrepreneurs in the local cruise tourism sector are battling to contain the anticipated drop in cruise ...
Piraeus, Greece -- China is pouring money into Greece's infrastructure sector, viewing the cash-strapped country as a strategic gateway to Europe.
Chris was born in Piraeus, Greece, the youngest of five children, and was at sea for 12 years, including two in the Greek Royal navy, before coming to Canada. He worked for the Swedish Salman ships, married Helen in 1967, and came ashore in 1968 when ...
... they fought out a 1-1 draw at managerless Olympiacos in their Europa League last-16 first leg clash. Olympiacos made the questionable decision to sack head coach Paulo Bento on Monday despite the club leading the Greek Superleague by seven points.
The tiny Pacific Ocean island of Palau has established its head office in Piraeus "one of the world's most competitive shipping markets" saying the moves underlines the "registry's commitment to the Greek and European shipping sectors as well as ...
Former Eurobank Chief Executive Officer Christos Megalou is the new head of Piraeus Bank, completing the administrative changes in the group after more than ...


 

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