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Russian Railways Still Interested in Acquiring Privatized Greek Companies

Russian Railways (PZD) is still in talks with the Greek government on the possibility of submitting bids in the privatization of related Greek state companies, Russia's railway boss Vladimir Yakunin said on Wednesday. Talking to the Public Chamber of the...

Taiwanese Shipping Company Yang Ming Agrees to Use Piraeus as Trade Terminal

Taiwanese container shipping company Yang Ming Lines announced on Monday it has agreed to start using the installations of Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT), the local subsidiary of China’s Cosco, as a transfer terminal for the wider region of the...

Two Greek Ministries Disagree Over Port Authorities Privatization

The issue of the privatization of the port authorities of Piraeus and Thessaloniki has been the subject of disagreement between the ministries of finance and shipping. A senior finance ministry official said on Monday that the ministry is in favor...

Discover Thessaloniki in Seven Steps

If you get the chance to spend a weekend in Greece’s northern major port city of Thessaloniki, stick to the following seven rules and you will have an unforgettable experience, while also exploring the many hidden treasures the city...

One of the World's Largest Cruise Ships Moored in Thessaloniki

The spectacular cruise ship, Costa Pacifica, carries 3,800 tourists – It arrived from Istanbul on September 23 and ever since has caught the eyes of the residents of Thessaloniki... Costa Pacifica arrived at Thessaloniki port at 08.00 a.m. from Istanbul and...

Russia Eyes Trainose, Rosco, Thessaloniki Port

    Russian Railways is interested in buying the Greek railway company TRAINOSE, the repair company Rosco and the Thessaloniki Port, having submitted an initial application of interest in the framework of the provided procedures, said Russian Railways chief Vladimir Yakunin,...

Belgrade to be Linked to Thessaloniki

The Minister of Natural Resources Milan Bacevic stated on March 27, that Serbia is aiming at a grand scheme to link the Serbian capital Belgrade to the Greek port of Thessaloniki through a 655-km waterway, the Balkans reported. Speaking on...

Cruise Ship Minerva Docks at Thessaloniki Port

Cruise ship “Minerva” dropped anchor today in Thessaloniki port during her first and last journey with availability for this year. Its 335 passengers will have the opportunity to wander around the old historic city and buy souvenirs before departing...