Consistent with its commitment to strengthening the positive footprint on society and the environment, PCT S.A (Piraeus Container Terminal) on Saturday, September 16, 2023, in collaboration with the NGO We4all, proceeded with the cleaning of the coast of Peace and Friendship Stadium at Neo Faliro. More than 100 of company employees along with their families and We4all team members voluntarily participated in this action. PCT is now a proud member of the We4all environmental alliance at the level, actively contributing to the wider effort to protect the environment.
The results from the implementation of this action highlighted the importance of similar initiatives with a collective effort for the environment, since in just one day a considerable amount of waste was collected and removed, which was then transferred to special facilities for further processing and proper management. This specific cleaning action is part of a wider program undertaken by PCT in collaboration with WE4ALL that concerns the voluntary cleaning of 5 kilometers coastal areas in the southern Attica beach front.
Captain Wang Jihang, Managing Director of PCT said: “This initiative reflects the culture and values of our company. The protection of the coasts and the marine ecosystem are goals that require joining forces, raising awareness and collectively adopting responsible behavior. At PCT we consider our obligation to make an active contribution to the protection of the coastal and marine environment in which we operate, ensuring the sustainability of our planet for future generations.”
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It is worth mentioning that PCT, with a strong commitment to people and the environment, has undertaken significant Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives from its establishment in 2010 until today. Specifically, in the period 2010 – 2023, PCT S.A has donated a total of €600,000 for the implementation of actions supporting educational and charitable institutions, NGOs and vulnerable groups of the local society, with the aim of providing support to those in need.
Piraeus Container Terminal is one of the leading container terminals in the Mediterranean region, is a company founded in Greece, and a fully controlled subsidiary of COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (a leading container terminal operator ranked third in the world). As of October 1st 2009, PCT S.A. has undertaken for 35 years the implementation of the Concession Agreement for Piers II and III, which, following an international tender process, PPA S.A. assigned to COSCO Pacific Limited (now COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited), to which the tender was awarded. Main activities of PCT S.A. is the provision of loading/unloading and storage services for imported and exported containers moving through the Port of Piraeus, including cargoes that use Piraeus only as a transit station (transshipment cargoes). The strategic location of Piraeus , being the first European Port after Suez canal with direct connection to E.U road and rail network makes it not only an ideal port-hub for destinations in the Mediterranean and Black Sea, but a sustainable partner for all stakeholders of distribution and Logistics services in Europe Middle East and Africa.
Source: Piraeus Container Terminal