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Greek Shipping Ministry Priorities Announced

Shipping, ports, marine tourism, island policy and safety at sea are the top priorities of the Greek Shipping Ministry, according to Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis.

Greece Seeks to Upgrade Coastal Shipping Fleet with Greener Technologies

Greece's government is exploring ways to replace the country’s coastal shipping fleet with hybrid, LNG and electric alternatives, through public-private partnerships.

Bill Approval Paves Way for Greek Port Sub-concession Deals

Α bill paving the way for public-private partnerships and sub-concessions for the commercial exploitation of 10 Greek ports has been approved by the Greek parliament.

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.

Shipping Ministry Eyes Significant Investments at 10 Greek Ports

Cruise and marina infrastructure development will be among investments the Shipping Ministry is planning for 10 ports in Greece.

Greek Shipping Giants Purchase Most Second-hand Vessels in 2017

Greek shipping magnates spent over 4.47 billion dollars in second-hand vessels, accounting for 23 percent of all investments in used ships in 2017.

Shipping is Greek Government’s Top Priority

The Greek government's economic policy council has decided to set up an inter-ministerial working group, with the aim to strengthen shipping and support maritime education.