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Thessaloniki Port Tender in Process After Opposing Minister Leaves

The replacement of former shipping minister Theodoros Dritsas signified that procedures for the privatization of Thessaloniki Port Authority (OLTH) are restarting. The procedure for the privatization of OLTH has restarted, with binding bids for the Athens-listed corporation expected for January. Even...

Dockworkers Decide to Proceed with Ongoing 48-hour Strikes

The Dockworkers' Union has decided to continue their ongoing 48-hour strikes that they have decided since last Thursday and are calling all dockworkers to participate in the demonstration on May 31st at 10 a.m. in Kafthmonos Square. As the dock workers...

Tension and Clashes At Demonstration Against OLP's Privatization [video]

"The signing of the agreement between TAIPED (Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund) and Cosco for Piraeus port authority (OLP) will cut the Silk Road shorter" stated PM Alexis Tsipras on Friday regarding the latest investment between Greece and China. The...

Thessaloniki Port Submits Application for Waterway License

Thessaloniki Port Authority (OLTH) on Monday submitted an application in order to receive a license for the creation and operation of the metropolitan waterway. The waterway will offer four docking positions at least and will offer the mandatory operative support...

Venizelos Wants EU To Relent on Russia

With Europe largely reliant on Russia for its gas and energy supplies, and Greece depending on Russian investments during a crushing economic crisis, Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos said there should be no sanctions on Russia for invading Crimea...

Privatization's Next Stop: Greek Railways

With Prime Minister Antonis Samaras trying to figure out who will replace Stelios Stavridis, the former head of the country's privatization agency who was forced to quit after he accepted a ride on the private jet of a businessman...