The Deputy of the French National Assembly and member of the Board of the World Hellenic Inter-Parliamentary Affiliation (PADEE-WHIA), Marietta Karamanlis, accompanied by the Member of Parliament of the political social gathering of “Nea Dimokratia” elected on the 2nd Constituency of Thessaloniki and President of the Particular Standing Committee Overseas the Diaspora of the Hellenic Parliament, Savvas Anastasiadis, visited ThPA S.A. at present.
Through the assembly, the Government Chairman of the BoD & Managing Director of ThPA S.A., Thanos Liagkos knowledgeable Ms. Karamanli on the progress of the implementation of the Funding Plan with emphasis on the upgrading of the infrastructure and tools of the Port. Particularly, Mr. Liagkos analyzed the significance of the Pier 6 Growth challenge which upgrades the place of the Port of Thessaloniki within the international port business and logistics sector and the capabilities of the two new STS (Ship to Shore) cranes, with a complete worth of €15.7 million, not too long ago acquired by ThPA S.A.
In conclusion, Mr. Liagkos referred to the developments within the Cruise and Ferry sectors and their significance for the society and financial system of Thessaloniki and the broader area, noting that the Port of Thessaloniki in 2021 turned a “homeport” once more, i.e., a port for embarkation and disembarkation of passengers onboard cruise ships and has ferry connections with the islands of the North East Aegean, the Cyclades and the Sporades.
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