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INVITATION
TO THE GENERAL ORDINARY SHAREHOLDERS MEETING

The Board of Directors of the Limited Company with the corporate name "ORGANISMOS LIMENOS THESSALONIKIS ANONYMI ETERIA [THESSALONIKI PORT AUTHORITY S.A." trading as THPA S.A. (LC Reg. No 42807/06/B/99/30), with registered offices in Thessaloniki, hereby

invites

its Shareholders according to Law 2190/1920 and to the Company's Memorandum of Association to the Ordinary General Meeting that will take place on Tuesday 26th May 2009 at 13:00 p.m. in Thessaloniki, at Warehouse A, 1st Port Pier, on the following Agenda items:

A G E N D A   I T E M S

1. Submission and Approval of the Company’s Annual Financial Report for the 9th fiscal year (01.01.2008 to 31.12.2008).
2. Appropriation of Annual Earnings and decision on the distribution of dividends to the Company shareholders.
3. Release of the Board of Directors members and of the Certified Auditors from any and all liability as regards the proceedings of the Company's 9th fiscal year.
4. Election of the Board of Director members due to the end of their term on 15.06.2009.
5. Establishment of an Audit Committee in application of Law 3693/2008 provision.
6. Election of Certified Auditors for the fiscal year 2009 and approval of their fees.
7. Approval of the fees - remunerations paid to BoD members during the fiscal year 2008 and pre-approval of fees remunerations that will be paid during the next fiscal year.
8. Various announcements.

All shareholders of the Company have the right to participate in the meeting, either in person or by proxy. Each share gives right to one vote.
In order for the shareholders to participate in the General Meeting, they are required to:

  • Block all or part of their shares through their operator in the Intangible Titles System (ITS) or, in the event the said shares are placed in the ITS Special Account, through the Hellenic Exchanges S.A.
  • Submit to the Company (Public Relations, Investor Relations, Company Announcements and Investor Service Department.1st Port Pier, tel. +2310 593-134 & 2310 593-128) the respective certificate of blocked shares at least five (5) days before the General Meeting date.
  • The power of representation instruments should be submitted to the Company within the same deadline.

 

Thessaloniki 27 April 2009
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

A presentation to analysts has taken place today Tuesday, April 28th, 2009.
During the presentation reference was made to the company’s activities, to the port’s strategic position of the port, to the designed and under-materialization investments of the company, as well as to statistical and financial data of ThPA sa.
As regards the results for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2009 the company’s evaluations are positive.

Change to the financial calendar for the year 2009

Thessaloniki Port Authority sa announces the financial calendar for the year 2009, in accordance with article 4.1.4.3.1 paragraph 2 of the Athens Exchange Rulebook:

  • Publication of the financial statements of Thpa sa, for the corporate use 2008, on March 30, 2009.
  • Presentation of the company's financial results to analysts on April 28, 2009.
  • Annual General Shareholders Meeting on May 26, 2009.
  • Ex-dividend date on July 16, 2009.(The ex-dividend date is before the date when the related derivative is due).
  • Dividend beneficiaries "Record date" on July 20, 2009 (in accordance with the new ATHEX rulebook, starting on 1.1.2009 corporate actions take place based on " record date" replacing the " trade date" rule. Based on the new rule, beneficiaries of the dividend are those investors who are registered in the DSS on the relevant "record date").
  • The dividend payment will start on July 24, 2009.
  • Dividend payment will be carried out through a credit institution.
  • The company will issue a newer announcement on the dividend payment procedure
ThPA SA announces that the Company’s Board of Directors at a scheduled meeting has decided the cancellation of the international public tender for the concession of Thessaloniki’s port Container Terminal.

Thessaloniki Port Authority sa announces the financial calendar for the year 2009, in accordance with article 4.1.4.3.1 paragraph 2 of the Athens Exchange Rulebook:
Publication of the financial statements of Thpa sa, for the corporate use 2008, on March 30, 2009.

  • Presentation of the company's financial results to analysts on May 22, 2009.
  • Annual General Shareholders Meeting on June 15, 2009.
  • Ex-dividend date on July 17, 2009.(The ex-dividend date is before the date when the related derivative is due).
  • Dividend beneficiaries "Record date" on July 21, 2009 (in accordance with the new ATHEX rulebook, starting on 1.1.2009 corporate actions take place based on " record date" replacing the " trade date" rule. Based on the new rule, beneficiaries of the dividend are those investors who are registered in the DSS on the relevant "record date").
  • The dividend payment will start on July 27, 2009.
  • Dividend payment will be carried out through a credit institution.
  • The company will issue a newer announcement on the dividend payment procedure.
Thessaloniki Port Authority sa announces the financial calendar for the year 2009, in accordance with article 4.1.4.3.1 paragraph 2 of the Athens Exchange Rulebook:
  • Publication of the financial statements of Thpa sa, for the corporate use 2008, on March 27, 2009.
  • Presentation of the company’s financial results to analysts on May 22, 2009.
  • Annual General Shareholders Meeting on June 15, 2009.
  • Ex-dividend date on July 17, 2009.
  • Dividend beneficiaries – Record date on July 21, 2009 (in accordance with the new ATHEX rulebook, starting on 1.1.2009 corporate actions take place based on “ record date” replacing the “ trade date” rule. Based on the new rule, beneficiaries of the dividend are those investors who are registered in the DSS on the relevant “record Date”).
  • The dividend payment will start on July 27, 2009.Dividend payment will be carried out through a credit institution.The company will issue a newer announcement on the dividend payment procedure.