PPA S.A.: Vibrant and engaging presence at Posidonia 2024


PPA S.A. once again showcases its vibrant and engaging presence at the prestigious Posidonia 2024 international shipping exhibition.

Drawing a diverse array of visitors from both domestic and international backgrounds, PPA S.A.’s booth hosts prominent figures from the shipping industry, business and politics.

The CEO of PPA S.A. Su Xudong and company executives warmly welcomed the visitors and provided them with updates on the exceptional progress of the port of Piraeus, a significant driver for international trade and the local and national economy. Among the visitors were the Minister of Shipping & Island Policy, Christos Stylianidis, the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Christos Staikouras, the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Domna Michailidou, the Deputy Minister of Shipping & Island Policy, Ioannis Pappas and the Ambassador of China to Greece, Xiao Juncheng.

Throughout the exhibition, visitors are treated to insightful discussion with the company’s executives, immersive experiences within the booth, and a deep dive into PPA’s extensive range of premium services. Particularly impressive is the cutting-edge virtual reality system, offering a unique glimpse into the port’s operations.

Reflecting on the significance of PPA’s participation, the CEO Su Xudong remarked: “Against the backdrop of a complex and environmentally challenging landscape, this year’s exhibition coincides with a phase of remarkable and outstanding performance for our company. Anchored by our core values and our vision for a sustainable and innovative port, we remain committed to dynamically and strategically implementing our investment plan. Our primary goal is to enhance our competitiveness and the positive impact of the port of Piraeus on both the country and the world.”

Piraeus Port Authority SA 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.