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Greece Paves Way for Next-generation Freight Transport Projects

Greek authorities have set aside 4 billion euros to connect major ports with the country’s railway network.

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

Covid-19 Costs Greek Ferry Operators €200m in Losses

Greek ferry operators are calling for immediate compensation to cover 200 million euros in losses suffered as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020-21.

Fraport Airport Upgrade Project in Greece Sends Message of Trust to Investors 

Fraport's decision to invest in the upgrade of 14 regional airports in Greece is sending a loud message to global investors who are interested in doing business in the country.

Ios Island Waterway Permit for Seaplane Flights a Done Deal

The Greek island of Ios is moving ahead with the creation of its own waterway after the finalization of the licensing process by the Transport Ministry.

Greece Enters New Era of Transport with 14 Upgraded Airports

Greece is moving in the next era of tourism and transport after upgrading 14 regional airports to meet the increasing demand.

Greek PM: Regional Airport Upgrades An Investment in Tourism

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Greece was entering a new era thanks to a 440-million-euro investment by Fraport in the upgrade of 14 regional airports.

Greek Port Town Volos Gets Waterway License

The port authority of Volos in Central Greece was granted a license for the construction of a waterway for seaplane flights.

Development of 23 Greek Smaller Airports Starts with Kalamata

Development procedures for Greece’s 23 regional airports have kicked off starting with Kalamata, according to the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations.

Fraport Greece Bets on Makedonia Airport Potential

Fraport Greece has high hopes for Makedonia Airport which serves the northern port of Thessaloniki, the country’s second largest city.

Halkidiki’s Miraggio Greece’s First Resort With its Own Waterway

The 5-star Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort in Halkidiki is Greece’s first resort to get authority approval of a waterway investment.

Greek Authorities Approve Halkidiki Waterway 

Greek authorities have approved the creation of a waterway in Halkidiki, northern Greece, that will cater to seaplane transport.

Greek Shipowners Call for Support in View of ‘Tough Year’ Ahead

The Covid-19 pandemic has cost Greek passenger shipping more than 25 million euros a month, says the Greek Shipowners Association For Passenger Ships (SEEN).

Greek Ministry Releases Funds for Corinth Canal Repairs

The Greek Development & Investments Ministry announced that it would be releasing 9 million euros for studies and upgrade works on the Corinth Canal.

Greece Launches Updated Road Safety Action Plan

Greece has unveiled a €450m road safety plan that focuses on safer roads, responsible drivers, traffic education, and fair rules that apply to all.

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 to Welcome the First of Five High-speed Trains

Greece is set to welcome the first of five high-speed electrified passenger trains on January 18, announced train operator Trainose.

More Buses Soon on Athens Streets to Ease Crowding

In efforts to ease overcrowding on public transport due to Covid-19, the transport ministry said it would be releasing 100 new KTEL intercity buses into circulation in Athens, earlier than initially announced.

Greece Inaugurates New Peloponnese Rail Line

Greece has inaugurated the 71km Kiato - Diakofto - Aigio suburban railway (Proastiakos) serving the Northern Peloponnese.

Patra Waterway Concession Deal Finalized

Patra is one step closer to getting its own waterway after the finalization of a 12-year concession deal between the city’s port authority and Patra Port Waterway.