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The Piraeus Port Authority at the 6th China International Import Expo 2023

PPA S.A. announced its successful sixth consecutive participation in the 6th China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai. During the November 5-10, 2023 event, the company made a remarkable impact with its strong on-site representation, showcasing an exceptional display of the port’s services to the global audience of the exhibition, the first to take place following the pandemic period.

The company enhanced the image and promoted the advantages of port services in CIIE as the key stakeholder of Greek port and tourism industry, with the presence of PPA’s leadership and management, showcased PPA’s commitment to fostering trade relations, networking, and facilitating the exchange of valuable knowledge and experiences, thereby emphasizing its outward orientation and dedication to promoting international collaboration and expertise transfer. This year, PPA’s booth focused on showcasing PPA’s commitment to high quality services and sustainable development. The PPA booth showcased an array of captivating features for visitors around the world. Through interactive maps and virtual reality (VR) glasses, visitors had the change to explore the port and gain a unique glimpse into the various port activities in Greece and the company’s top position within the global maritime industry.

An interactive program provided a comprehensive introduction to each port sector, allowing for a thorough understanding of PPA's differentiated operations. Furthermore, as part of the parallel events of CIIE, one of the attended PPA officers delivered a compelling presentation focused on the company's remarkable achievements in Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG), highlighting the Piraeus Port's significant contributions to sustainable development. It is worth noting that all PPA employees could engage with CIIE through a dedicated live streaming remote session, fostering further interaction and engagement. Through all the above interactive media and digital presentations, many visitors expressed their willingness to visit the port of Piraeus, especially the ferry and cruise terminal of the port in order to enjoy their trips to the Greek islands.


The Chairman of PPA S.A., Yu Zenggang, shared his excitement for PPA's participation in this year's CIIE, emphasizing, "We are thrilled to once again be a part of CIIE, one of the most prominent international events. It serves as a platform for us to showcase PPA’s unwavering dedication to innovation, sustainability, and global collaboration. Furthermore, all PPA team members had the chance to connect with representatives of the international business community, fostering valuable networking opportunities, exploring potential partnerships, and furthering our steadfast commitment to international trade and the maritime industry".


The Chairman of PPA S.A., Yu Zenggang, shared his excitement for PPA's participation in this year's CIIE, emphasizing, "We are thrilled to once again be a part of CIIE, one of the most prominent international events. It serves as a platform for us to showcase PPA’s unwavering dedication to innovation, sustainability, and global collaboration. Furthermore, all PPA team members had the chance to connect with representatives of the international business community, fostering valuable networking opportunities, exploring potential partnerships, and furthering our steadfast commitment to international trade and the maritime industry".


 


Piraeus Port Authority S.A. is an Athens Stock Exchange listed company engaged in the management and operation of Piraeus port, Greece’s largest port and one of the largest integrated harbours in Europe, providing a complete range of services. Some of the company’s activities involve cruise, coastal (ferry/passenger), container and car terminal services, as well as general cargo, ship repair, logistic and free zone services. The main shareholder of Piraeus Port Authority S.A., with a stake of 67 percent, is COSCO SHIPPING, one of the largest maritime companies in the world.

Over the last decade the company has experienced a remarkable growth in all port activities, which is still underway, largely contributing to the country’s economy, while driven by green development and increased digitalization, alongside a people-first approach and a spirit of giving back to the society.

PPA is a member of “ECO PORTS”, holds ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 50001:2018 Certifications, is included in the Athens Stock Exchange ESG index and is one of the “Most Sustainable Companies in Greece 2022”. Source





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