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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.

ThPA SA, having as a rule the smooth function of the market and the protection of the investing public, and given that information published recently regarding developments of the tender for the concession of the port container terminal and the extension of the 6th pier, could influence the company’s stock, inform the investing public that:
1.    The company’s Board of Directors has not taken any further decision relating to the above mentioned tender, apart from the last one, of 11.2.2009, when it has declared forfeited the “Provisional Concessionaire” and has also decided the forfeiture of the participation letter of guarantee for the tender.
2.    As far it concerns the works of the construction of the 6th pier the following are noted:
•    Up until today the quay wall foundation works (600m) have been completed, as well as a series of complementary works directly related to the construction of the foundation with ThPA own funds.
•    Based on the previous, in the occasion that the tender for the concession of the container terminal is declared cancelled, the company has the ability and is ready to proceed to the completion of the construction of the extension of the 6th pier by procuring relevant tenders for the construction of infrastructure works and the purchase of the necessary equipment. 
The company as it is usual practice will immediately inform the investing public for any development related to the relevant issues.
The present notification follows relevant questions of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission.  

ThPA SA announces that the Company’s Board of Directors at a scheduled meeting:

1.    Has declared forfeited the Consortium «HUTCHISON PORT HOLDINGS LIMITED», «HUTCHISON PORTS INVESTMENTS S.a.r.l.», «ALAPIS SA» ??? «L.Y.D SA » from the further procedure of the international public tender that “THPA SA” has proclaimed with its PR. F. 125/2008 tender for the concession of its Container Terminal.

2.    Has decided the forfeiture of the total amount of the letter of guarantee (€ 5.000.000) that the above mentioned Consortium had deposited in order to participate in the tender procedure.


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Thessaloniki Port Authority SA announces that the Consortium of «HUTCHISON PORT HOLDINGS LIMITED, HUTCHISON PORT INVESTMENTS SARL, ALAPIS ABEE, LYD AE» has notified ThPA SA that it withdraws its interest from the concession of Thessaloniki’s Port Container Terminal.
The two sides were in the stage of drafting the relevant contract after the International Public Tender in which the consortium was proclaimed “Provisional Highest Bidder”.

Η ΟΛΘ ΑΕ συμμετείχε στο 3ο ετήσιο road show που διοργανώθηκε από το Χρηματιστήριο Αθηνών στο Λονδίνο στις 2 και 3 Οκτωβρίου με τη συμμετοχή 35 ελληνικών επιχειρήσεων της μεγάλης κεφαλαιοποίησης.

Εκ μέρους της εταιρίας συμμετείχαν ο πρόεδρος του Διοικητικού Συμβουλίου κ. Λ. Καναβούρας, ο Διευθύνων Σύμβουλος, Δρ. Ι. Τσάρας και ο Προϊστάμενος του Τμήματος Μάρκετινγκ και Πωλήσεων, κ. Μ. Αρβανιτίδης.

Οι εκπρόσωποι της ΟΛΘ ΑΕ είχαν προσωπικές συναντήσεις με στελέχη οκτώ (8) επενδυτικών κεφαλαίων, μακροπρόθεσμου ορίζοντα, στους οποίους επιβεβαιώθηκε ότι η σχετική συμφωνία για την παραχώρηση του container terminal με την κοινοπραξία εταιριών   «HUTCHISON PORT HOLDINGS LIMITED, HUTCHISON PORT INVESTMENTS SARL,  ALAPIS ΑΕ, ΛΥΔ ΑΕ», θα ολοκληρωθεί  το αργότερο έως το τέλος του έτους, καθώς οι διαπραγματεύσεις συνεχίζονται με ταχείς ρυθμούς και σε πολύ καλό κλίμα.

Εκτέθηκαν επίσης οι ιδιαίτερα ευοίωνες προοπτικές για τη διακίνηση του συμβατικού φορτίου, μέσω του λιμένος της Θεσσαλονίκης.

Αναγνωρίζοντας την υφιστάμενη θέση και τις προοπτικές της εταιρίας, επεδείχθη ιδιαίτερο επενδυτικό ενδιαφέρον από τα στελέχη των επενδυτικών κεφαλαίων για την είσοδό τους στη μετοχική σύνθεση της εταιρίας.