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April 14, 2014
Greece launches int'l tender for Thessaloniki port privatization

The Greek government launched the process for the privatization of the northern port of Thessaloniki. The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) issued a statement inviting all parties interested to participate in the international tender to submit an expression of interest for the acquisition of a

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April 01, 2014
Greek ports of Piraeus and Thessaloniki remained profitable in 2013

Piraeus Port Organization reported a significant 30 pct increase in its pre-tax profits last year and said it remained on a profitable course for the fourth successive year in 2013. Pre-tax profits totaled 11.8 million euros in 2013, from 9.098 million in 2012, while cash reserves totaled 40.6 million euros, sharply up from

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March 28, 2014
Greek Piraeus Port Authority receives ecological recognition award

The port of Piraeus was awarded with the ECOPORT (ecological port) recognition again by the European Sea Ports Organisation. Accepting the award on behalf of Piraeus Port Authority (OLP), its president George Anomeritis said, "Heeding the basic European policies for the port market, OLP supports with

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Cultural and Media Diary

April 14, 2014
Athens to open a Maria Callas Museum

Recordings of Maria Callas (1923-1977), the soprano from Greece that left an indelible mark in opera globally, will greet and accompany visitors to a museum dedicated to her life in downtown Athens that is expected to open in 2015. The building to house the museum is a historic building and totals 1,070 square meters.

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April 10, 2014
Greek science and culture portal openarchives.gr upgraded

The largest portal of Greek scientific and cultural content openarchives.gr, which provides a single point of access to 68 digital collections and 460,000 digitized contents, has been redesigned in a more user-friendly way offering new and improved search and browsing facilities. Users can search for academic dissertations,

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April 04, 2014
Greece extends opening hours for museums, archaeological sites

Τhe Greek government announced a program extending the opening hours of 33 museums and archaeological sites nationwide ιn an attempt to attract more visitors and boost the economy. Monuments such as the Acropolis, Epidaurus, Royal Tombs of Vergina and Knossos will be open to the public from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. seven days a week

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