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Strong demand for Piraeus Bank bond issue
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Strong demand for Piraeus Bank bond issue

Panos - Jun 20, 2019

A Tier II bond issue of Piraeus Bank shares attracted strong interest by investors on Wednesday, with the yield falling below 10 percent, and with total bids…

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Port of Piraeus climbs to 32nd place globally in 2018 for container transport; up six spots from 2017

Panos - Apr 16, 2019

The port of Piraeus moved up six positions on the global list for 2018 in terms of container transport, according to figures released by Alphaliner. Specifically, 4.91…

Suspicious envelopes in the Courts of Piraeus
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Suspicious envelopes in the Courts of Piraeus

makis - Feb 09, 2019

Suspicious envelopes were found at 14.50′ pm on Thursday at the Piraeus Courts. The Fire Department, as well as the Police Bomb Squad, are in position and…

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Port of Piraeus’ competitiveness boosted after revenues authority eliminates VAT on certain services, goods

Panos - Oct 23, 2018

The port of Piraeus' competitiveness edge as a transport hub and cargo handler got a distinct boost this month with a decision by the independent public revenues…

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Piraeus Bank to appoint new CEO on 14 December

makis - Dec 09, 2016

The president of the Piraeus Bank group Giorgos Hatzinikolaou announced that the nomination process for a new bank CEO concluded on Thursday, with full observance of corporate…

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Cosco acquires 51% shares of the Piraeus Port Authority

makis - Aug 10, 2016

China’s shipping and logistics services supplier company Cosco has acquired 51% shares of the Piraeus Port Authority via the stock market. The Chinese government-owned company bought the…

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HFSF demands changes at National and Piraeus

Sokratis - Jul 09, 2016

The boards of banks National and Piraeus require some significant changes to align themselves with recent legislation regarding their members, while those at Eurobank and Alpha only…

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Strikes at Piraeus and Thessaloniki ports called off at last

Sokratis - Jun 25, 2016

The strike at the port authorities of Piraeus (OLP) and Thessaloniki (OLTH) was suspended on Friday following a decision to that effect by the Federation of Hellenic…

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Ferry returns to Piraeus after crashing into pier during departure

Sokratis - May 28, 2016

A ferry boat heading to the eastern Aegean islands of Chios and Lesvos was forced to return to Piraeus on Friday night for a technical inspection after…

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Piraeus: 2,680 migrants and refugees still remain at the port

Panos - Apr 28, 2016

A total of 2,680 migrants and refugees still remain at the port of Piraeus, with Greek authorities aiming to transfer about 300 to the Skaramangas center by…

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Panaghia tis Tinou ferry sinking at Piraeus Port

Panos - Apr 26, 2016

The Panaghia tis Tinou ferryboat, which has sailed hundreds of thousands of passengers from the Greek capital to the country’s islands, is taking on water and sinking…

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President of Cosco says Port of Piraeus can help boost Greek recovery

chris1 - Apr 10, 2016

Greece stands to benefit from China’s growing global influence, while the port of Piraeus can play a pivotal role in the development of its economy, said Xu…

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Authorities discuss ways to evacuate Piraeus, Idomeni as deportations resume

Sokratis - Apr 09, 2016

As two more boatloads of migrants were deported from Greece Friday, in line with a European Union deal with Turkey that has come under fire from humanitarian…

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Tension at Piraeus – Port authorities announce port’s evacuation

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

Tension at Piraeus port as port authorities inform over 4,600 refugees and immigrants, who are staying at passenger terminals of the port, that they should leave the…

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Over 5,700 migrants and refugees sleeping rough at the port of Piraeus

Panos - Mar 30, 2016

Although the flow of refugees entering Greece via Turkey has greatly been reduced in the past few days, the situation at the port of Piraeus is dramatic,…

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Cosco aims to transform Piraeus into a key holiday cruise port

Sokratis - Jan 30, 2016

Cosco Pacific is pushing for the inclusion of Piraeus in the plans of all major international cruise groups, and for its use as home port. The aim…

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Piraeus Bank selects Stavros Lekkakos as new CEO

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

Piraeus Bank’s board of directors announced on Wednesday the appointment of Stavros Lekkakos as the new CEO, following the resignation of Anthimos Thomopoulos

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Greek economy to return to positive growth rates in 2016, Piraeus Bank chairman says

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

A timely completion of the first review of the Greek programme and a dynamic implementation of a privatization programme, combined with a new development law by the…

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“Ariadni” ferry with 395 refugees on board tol arrive at Piraeus port

Panos - Jan 08, 2016

"Ariadni" ferry with 395 refugees on board will arrive at Piraeus port on Friday. Another ferry "Nissos Mykonos" carrying 61 refugees from Mytilene and 24 refugees from…

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Another 2,600 migrants and refugees arrive in Piraeus port

makis - Jan 05, 2016

Another 2,600 migrants and refugees transported from Greek islands in the Aegean arrived in Piraeus port on Tuesday morning. They arrived on the passenger/car ferries "Blue Star…