Cooperation of Piraeus Port with the port of Guangzhou

Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) and Guangzhou port in China signed in Piraeus a memorandum of understanding meant to enhance their cooperation.

The port of Guangzhou in China, ranking among the top 10 largest commercial ports globally, and OLP in Greece, agreed to strengthen their cooperation, establishing a long-term partnership, which looks forward to the challenges and opportunities of the present and especially the future.

In addition, the two parties agreed to intensify joint efforts to implement investments related to their transformation and development into green ports as well as searching new low carbon emission solutions.

Finally, the two sides will cooperate intensively in the field of digitization and automation of ports, committing to the continuous exchange of know-how and new technologies.

The memorandum of cooperation was signed by the deputy CEO of Piraeus Port Authority S.A., Panagiotis Tsonis, and the Deputy General Manager of Guangzhou Port Group, Song Xiaoming.

Yu Zenggang, chairman of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. expressed profound satisfaction at the signing of the cooperation between the ports of Piraeus and Guangzhou, stressing that the cooperation of the ports, is paramount in addressing global challenges such as climate change and is a pivotal strategy for port management and decision-making in the port of Piraeus.

The signing ceremony of the cooperation memorandum was attended by the mayors of Piraeus and Guangzhou, Ioannis Moralis and Sun Zhiyang, as well as the ambassador of China to Greece, Xiao Junzheng.