Piraeus Port Authority S.A.

Description of Organisation:

Piraeus, the biggest port in Greece and one of the biggest in the Mediterranean, acts as a lever of development of international trade and the local and national economy. With a history starting in 1924 when the beginning of major civil works took place, Piraeus Port today has multiple activities in reference to the commercial port, the central port, ship services and real estate development and exploitation. Piraeus Port is the hub for the connection of continental Greece with the islands, an international cruise center and a commercial hub for the Mediterranean, providing services to ships of any type and size. Today P.P.A. S.A. employs more than 1500 people and annually provides services to more than 24,000 ships. P.P.A. S.A contributes to the local and national economic growth and continues its development by upgrading infrastructure and services provided. P.P.A. is developing into a modern and dynamic business that will offer high quality services, will keep investors satisfi ed, will ensure longterm job security and serve commercial transactions in Greece for the advantage of the national economy and the consumers in the most efficient way and within the context of the global port industry.