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Waterways for Five Evia Ports in the Pipeline

Waterway licensing procedures for the ports of Halkida, Edipso, Kymi, Karystos and Aliveri on the island of Evia are underway, according to Hellenic Seaplanes

Boosting Air Connectivity, Waterways Top Greek Gov’t Priorities

Enhancing air connectivity and getting a waterway network off the ground are among the main priorities of the Greek government.

Greece Aiming for 150 Waterways in Five Years

Greece is moving ahead with the licensing and construction of 150 waterways, which it hopes to have up and running within the next five years.

Greece Launches Public Consultation on Draft Law for Waterways

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport has launched a public consultation on a draft law for the establishment of waterways in Greece.

Greece Ponders Allowing Privately-run Waterways at Resorts, Marinas

The Greek government is considering allowing private entities to set up waterways at destinations with resorts, marinas and boat shelters.

New Framework for Waterways in Greece Coming Soon

The Greek government is planning a new framework for the operation of waterways that will lead to the development of a seaplane network in Greece.

Ministry Looking to Overcome Barriers to Create Waterways Network in Greece

The Development Ministry is looking to overcome the bureaucratic obstacles that are standing in the way of the creation of a waterways network in Greece.

Port Sub-concessions, Waterways on Greek Shipping Ministry Priority List

The establishment of waterways and the sub-concession of port activities are top priorities for the National Coordination Committee for Cruise Affairs.

Greek Bill for Waterways Tabled in Parliament

A bill that includes the provisions for the establishment and operation of waterways in Greece was tabled in parliament by the Greek Transport Ministry.

Lefkada, Meganissi Waterways Documentation Submitted

Waterways company Water Airports SA has submitted to the transport ministry the relevant documentation for the management of waterways on Lefkada and Meganissi.

Petrichor Capital to Back Hellenic Seaplanes Waterways Project

Hellenic Seaplanes has secured 250 million euros in financial backing from Petrichor Capital Partners to develop a waterway network in Greece.

New Shipping Minister Vows to Get Greek Waterways Out of the Rut

Newly appointed Shipping and Island Policy Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis has set speeding up the licensing procedures for Greece’s pending waterway network as a leading priority upon taking office earlier this month.

Full-Speed Ahead for Corfu, Paxi Waterways

The waterways on the islands of Corfu and neighboring Paxi are moving full speed ahead after receiving approval for all contract procedures, regional authorities said this week.

Greece’s Asset Body Chief Says ‘Matter of Time’ Before Waterways Operate

Waterways on Corfu, Paxi and Patra are set to operate immediately, Public Assets Management Fund (TAIPED) President Stergios Pitsiorlas said this week.

Skopelos, Kalamata Waterways Brewing, but Gov’t Foot-dragging

Plans for waterways on Skopelos and in Kalamata are moving forward but the pace is so slow that insiders say the alternative form of transportation will not be up and running this coming tourist season.

Aktor FM Sees Investing Opportunity in Waterways in Greece

Aktor Facility Management (Aktor FM) has decided to invest in the waterway project of Hellenic Water Airports, operator of the Corfu waterway.

Waterways in Greece Get ‘Green’ Light, Move to Next Phase

The waterway projects at four Greek destinations have received relevant environmental licensing and can now move to the next phase of completion while the government explores ways to incorporate the projects into the country's "Fast Track" law, which accelerates the licensing...

Ioannis Bras Steps In as Head of S. Aegean Waterways Network

Ioannis Bras has been appointed project manager for the South Aegean Region waterway network as part of the regional authority’s strategic plan to expand the islands’ tourism potential.

Hellenic Seaplanes Plans To Create Waterways In Greek Lakes

Hellenic Seaplanes has announced its intention to add lakes to its planned waterway network that will connect mainland Greece with several Greek islands.

Licenses For Waterways In Greece Expected To Be Issued Soon

Licenses for the creation of the first group of waterways in Greece are expected to be issued soon, according to the Greek Transport Ministry.