The Board of Directors of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) convened today and pre-qualified the interested parties that meet the eligibility criteria to participate in Phase B (Binding Offers Phase) of the tender process for the acquisition of a majority stake of at least 67% of the"Igoumenitsa Port Authority” (OLIG S.A.).
The pre-qualified interested parties are (in alphabetical order):
1) AEGEAN OIL S.A.
2) ATTICA HOLDINGS S.A.
3) Cosnsortiumcomposed of the companies ARCHIRODON GROUP N.V.- ANEK & TRIDENT HELLAS GROUP
4) Cosnsortiumcomposed of the companies GRIMALDI EUROMED – MINOAN LINES
5) PORTEK INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE LTD
6) QUINTANA INFRASTRUCTURE & DEVELOPMENT
7) THESSALONIKI PORT AUTHORITY S.A.
Following the signing of the relevant confidentiality agreement, the pre-qualified investment schemes will receive the documents of phase B’ (submission of Binding Offers) and will grant access to the virtual data room (VDR), where data and information related to the asset will be uploaded.
The Igoumenitsa Port Authority S.A. was granted the right to exclusively use and operate the buildings, land and facilities of the port land-side zone of the port of Igoumenitsa, the fishing shelter of Sagiada, the fishing shelter of Plataria and the pleasure boat shelter of Sivota by virtue of a concession agreement with the Hellenic Republic.
Short Description of the Interested Parties
Grimaldi Euromed / Minoan Lines: Grimaldi Euromed, is part of the Grimaldi Group, a multinational logistics Group specialised in the operation of roll-on/roll-off vessels, car carriers and ferries. Through its maritime services, the company transports cars, any type of rolling cargo, containers, palletised/unitised cargo and passengers. In addition, the Grimaldi Group operates a network of about twenty terminals in Europe, Egypt and the USA, handling rolling cargo, containers and general cargo. Minoan Lines is also part of the Grimaldi Group with a fleet of 6 ships.
Quintana Infrastructure & Development (owned by Robertson Family): It is a US, privately owned, investment holding and operating company focused in energy & power infrastructure assets, data and technology infrastructure, industrial end market and resource management including sea ports and inland terminals, resource transport and processing.
Portek International Ltd: Portek is a subsidiary of Japanese Mitsui & Co. Ltd., headquartered in Singapore with offices in over 10 countries throughout Asia, Europe and Africa. The company is an operator of 7 medium-sized ports and an one-stop provider of port equipment engineering and information technology solutions to ports around the world.
Aegean Oil: Aegean Oil is part of the Aegean Group, owned by the Melissanidis family, consisting of 5 business lines involved in the Greek petroleum market, marine lubricants, energy commodities trading mainly related to oil and gas, environmental services providing transport and treatment of oil residues from ships and land-based units, as well as shipping agency services.
ANEK Lines: ANEK Lines is a Greek passenger & cargo shipping company that mainly serves the international routes of the Adriatic Sea and domestic routes of Greece, through its fleet of 9 privately-owned vessels, of Greek ship registry. The company is listed on the Athens Stock Exchange.
Archirodon Group BV: The Archirodon Group is a Greek construction company that provides construction and maintenance services relating to maritime infrastructure and other international EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) projects. Its main fields of activities include marine, dredging and land reclamation, for the oil and gas, power and water industries as well as electromechanical and geotechnical services.
Trident Hellas: Part of the US Trident Group that provides global security solutions and related consulting services, through the application of manpower, strategic relationships, technology, training and support primarily to maritime clients (shipping companies, cruise lines, ports) as well as air and land security services.
Attica Group: ATTICA SA HOLDINGS (Attica Group) is the ATHEX-listed parent company of Superfast Ferries, Blue Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways. The Group specialises in the provision of maritime transport services for passengers and trucks in the Eastern Mediterranean, serving 60 destinations, both in Greece and abroad (Greece-Italy and Morocco-Spain routes) through its fleet of 32 passenger-car ferries and speedboats.
ThPA – Thessaloniki Port Authority: OLTH is the Port Authority that manages the largest port of Northern Greece, that of Thessaloniki, under a Concession Agreement with the Hellenic Republic. OLTH is an ATHEX-listed company that is managed by a consortium of Deutsche Invest Equity Partners GmbH (DIEP) / Terminal Link / Belterra since 2018.