COSCO PPA

COSCO increases Piraeus stake to 67%

COSCO Shipping has increased its stake by 16% for the Piraeus Port Authority (PPA S.A.) after an exchange event for the Letter of Closing II Arrangements was agreed on 25 October. The acquisition of the additional stake in the port authority raises COSCO’s stake to 67% and marks a milestone in China-Greece cooperation by allowing […]

ZPMC delivers 'smart core' quay cranes to Piraeus

ZPMC delivers ‘smart core’ quay cranes to Piraeus Container Terminal

China-based port equipment supplier Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has delivered three remote controlled intelligent quay cranes to the Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) at the COSCO-run Port of Piraeus, Greece. Delivered at the end of July 2021, the machines arrived on the ‘ZPMC 29’. They are the first machines in Greece to operate with what ZPMC […]

Piraeus Port commits to 5G, IoT digitalisation with state-of-the-art LTE network

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) has progressed digitalisation of its operations and will benefit from 5G and Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) solutions with its new LTE network. Announced in March 2021, the launch of a Vodafone-designed private mobile phone network at the Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) will offer new opportunities and value to customers. The […]

Piraeus and Vodafone launch mobile network

Port of Piraeus steps up digitalisation drive with Vodafone-built mobile network

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) has launched a Vodafone-designed private mobile phone network at the Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) as part of its goal to make its operations more efficient through digitalisation. In a statement, the PPA said the network will be the first of its kind in Greece and follows an international tendering procedure […]