ALFION – Final Project Meeting

The ALFION PROJECT consortium gathered at the last project meeting on Friday 4 November at the central building of #HEDNO. Mr. Anastasios MANOS, the CEO of #HEDNO SA, addressed a relevant greeting where he emphasized ALFION’s pioneering character and the decisive role it already plays in formatting the operational framework of green ports. The zero-pollution green port is a main objective at European and global level, with transport policy giving it a leading role. ALFION PROJECT consortium applauded the successful completion of the project and set the next goals for the #ALFION studies to be implemented in the near future.

ALFION – Connecting Europe Days

The ALFION PROJECT consortium was happy to participate in Connecting Europe Days Event in Lyon on 28-30 June 2022. The ALFION PROJECT had the pleasure to meet with colleagues and stakeholders, present its innovative actions and set now targets in promising collaborations for the green future of EU ports! Booth number 63!

MultiAPPRO PLUS – final greetings

Today, 30/06/2022, the MultiAPPRO PLUS – Multidisciplinary approach and solutions to development of intermodal transport in region Plus – project ends. The project was part of the INTERREG V-B Adriatic-Ionian ADRION Programme 2014-2020 and co-funded by the European Commission. MultiAPPRO PLUS has been considered as the continuation of the programme first call, MultiAPPRO project. MultiAPPRO PLUS aimed at promoting freight transport logistics, strived to make intermodal transportation more competitive, put maritime freight transport on equal footing with other transport modes, as well as continued the creation of frameworks that incentivise investments for the modernization of ports in the Adriatic-Ionian region and reviewed the progress made in the development of sustainable mobility as previously proposed by the European Commission.

Job position for CIPORT project

Αθήνα, 10/06/2022

Θέση Εργασίας Συγκοινωνιολόγου Μηχανικού

Η εταιρία GATES Ltd αναζητά ένα (1) άτομο ειδικότητας Συγκοινωνιολόγου Μηχανικού, για παροχή έργου στο πλαίσιο της υλοποίησης του συγχρηματοδοτούμενου έργου «CIPORT – Cold ironing in the Port of Piraeus – Taking the Final Step» του προγράμματος «Connecting Europe Facility (CEF)».

Το έργο CIPORT επικεντρώνεται στην μείωση του περιβαλλοντικού αποτυπώματος και την βελτιστοποίηση λειτουργίας του λιμένα Πειραιά μέσω της εκπόνησης σειράς τεχνικών, περιβαλλοντικών και κοινωνικοοικονομικών μελετών για την ηλεκτροδότηση πλοίων δια ξηράς στο τμήμα εξυπηρέτησης κρουαζιέρας. Η εταιρία GATES Ltd,  ως εταίρος της κοινοπραξίας, συμμετέχει στην εκπόνηση συγκεκριμένων δραστηριοτήτων του έργου.

Τα απαιτούμενα προσόντα του Υποψηφίου ορίζονται ως εξής:

  • Πτυχίο μηχανικού ΑΕΙ κατεύθυνσης συγκοινωνιολόγου μηχανικού
  • Άριστη γνώση αγγλικής γλώσσας
  • Γνώσεις χρήσης εργαλείων Η/Υ (επεξεργασίας κειμένων, υπολογιστικών φύλλων, παρουσιάσεων, βάσεων δεδομένων, εφαρμογών διαδικτύου)
  • Εργασιακή εμπειρία στην υλοποίηση ερευνητικών προγραμμάτων με κύριο επιστημονικό αντικείμενο
    • Μεταφορικά συστήματα
    • Ανάπτυξη μεθοδολογιών και εφαρμογή συστημάτων συνδυασμένων μεταφορών
    • Θαλάσσιες επιβατικές και εμπορευματικές μεταφορές
    • Εισαγωγή νέων τεχνολογιών και εναλλακτικών καυσίμων στις λιμενικές υποδομές και λειτουργίες

Η διάρκεια σύμβασης έργου είναι από 01/10/2022 εώς 31/10/2023. Σε περίπτωση παράτασης του συγχρηματοδοτούμενου έργου, η σύμβαση δύναται να παραταθεί χωρίς περιορισμό και χωρίς τη διενέργεια νέας Πρόσκλησης, μέχρι την νέα ημερομηνία λήξης του έργου. Η αμοιβή θα καταβάλλεται με Τιμολόγιο Παροχής Υπηρεσιών.

Οι ενδιαφερόμενοι υποψήφιοι, παρακαλούνται να υποβάλλουν Αναλυτικό Βιογραφικό Σημείωμα, συνοδευόμενο από Επιστολή εκδήλωσης ενδιαφέροντος εώς 24/07/2022. Οι αιτήσεις μπορούν να κατατεθούν είτε ηλεκτρονικά στο e-mail: ή ταχυδρομικώς στην διεύθυνση: GATES Ltd, Ακροπόλεως 50, Ν.Ηράκλειο, 141 21, Αθήνα.

Οι υποψηφιότητες θα αξιολογηθούν βάσει του Αναλυτικού Βιογραφικού Σημειώματός τους και σύμφωνα με την πληρότητα των απαιτούμενων προσόντων. Οι τελικοί υποψήφιοι θα κληθούν σε συνέντευξη.

Σε περίπτωση διευκρινήσεων οι ενδιαφερόμενες/οι μπορούν να απευθύνονται στο e-mail:

Athens, 10/06/2022

Job Position for a Transport Engineer

GATES Ltd is seeking one (1) person specializing in Transport Engineering, to join the team for the implementation of the co-financed project “CIPORT – Cold ironing in the Port of Piraeus – Taking the Final Step” of the “Connecting Europe Facility (CEF)” program.

The CIPORT project focuses on reducing the environmental footprint and optimizing the operation of the port of Piraeus through the elaboration of a series of technical, environmental and socioeconomic studies for shore-side electricity in the cruise service terminal. GATES Ltd, as a partner of the consortium, is involved in the elaboration of specific activities of the project.

The Applicant’s qualification requirements are as follows:

  • Degree in engineering, with specialization in transport engineering
  • Excellent knowledge of English
  • Knowledge of PC programes (word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, web applications)
  • Working experience in the implementation of research programs with a principal scientific object
    • Transport systems
    • Development of methodologies and application of intermodal transport systems
    • Maritime passenger and freight transport
    • Introduction of new technologies and alternative fuels in port infrastructure and operations

The duration of the project contract is from 01/10/2022 to 31/10/2023. In the case of an extension of the co-financed project, the contract may be extended without restrictions until the new end date of the project. The applicant should be able to provide a Service Provider Invoice.

Interested applicants are requested to submit a Detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by a Letter of Interest until 24/07/2022. Applications can be submitted either electronically, e-mail: or by post to GATES Ltd, Acropoleos 50, N.Iraklio, 141 21, Athens.

Applications will be assessed on the basis of their Curriculum Vitae and in accordance with the fulfillment of the required qualifications. The final candidates will be called for an interview.

For further information you may contact the company through e-mail:

PROTEUS – Posidonia 2022

Full house at the event on Decarbonisation of the Maritime Sector via the Electrification of Ports – Supporting the #PROTEUS Plan at #Posidonia2022 on 09/06/2022!
The implementation of the plan for Holistic Energy Upgrade, transforming ports into energy hubs was showcased for the ports of Piraeus, Igoumenitsa and Rafina. The plan with the support of the Member State has received substantial co-funding by the European Commission via the #CEF mechanism and the Actions #ELEMED, #ALFION, #CIPORT, and #EALING.

CIPORT – 2nd Project Meeting

On Thursday, May 26th, the 2nd meeting of the CIPORT project, co-funded by CEF, was successfully held at Piraeus Port Authority premises. The meeting, attended by representatives of all partners (#PPA_COSCO, #HEDNO/DEDDIE, #LaboratoryforMaritimeTransport-NTUA, #PROTASIS, #HYDRUS, #GATES), focused on the analysis of the cruise sector in relation to existing and future load needs and the on-site investigation of Themistoklis coast setting the technical characteristics for the design of OPS in cruising.

GREEN-C PORTS – Mid-Term Event

An honour for GATES to moderate the Mid-Term Event of the GREEN-C PORTS Project on 12/05/2022 in Piraeus. It was a great opportunity to present our digital instruments and technologies for the port’s environmental performance through 6 case-studies in Valencia, Piraeus, Venice, Wilhelmshaven and Bremerhaven. Great speaches from the organisers Piraeus Port Authority-PPA/OLP-COSCO Shipping, Weng Lin, Dimitris Spyrou, and the exceptional speakers Evangelos Kyriazopoulos, Ph.D., Weng Lin, Antonia Karakatsani, Stefano CAMPAGNOLO, Eva Perez, Joan Meseguer Llopis, Cecilia Volpato, Katerina Kadena, Katerina Georgiou, Mark Tanner, Pablo Gimenez, Andreas Grunwald, Reinhard Rust, Jesús Blanco Cedrón


The #GreenCPorts consortium had the pleasure to meet again physically after the pandemic outbreak at the hybrid event on Environmental Sensor Network & IT Platform Engineering & Piloting, on the 12th of May in Athens!

ALFION – 6th Project Meeting

Another ALFION PROJECT project meeting realised! Another milestone accomplished!
The 6th Technical Meeting, held at the Headquarters of #HYDRUS on 08/04/2022, focused on the challenges and proposed solutions for the smooth introduction of OPS and relevant green actions at the Port of Igoumenitsa. Innovative operational approaches ensuring holistic port sustainability! Many thanks to #HYDRUS for their hospitality and the participants for the solid cooperation.
The project is co-funded by the CEF programme and implemented by the Port Authority of Igoumenitsa in cooperation with #HEDNO/DEDDIE, #Laboratory for Maritime Transport, NTUA and the companies #PROTASIS and #HYDRUS. Technical support provided by #GATES.