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    Greece implements new yacht cruising tax

    2019-05-21T10:00:00Z

    The Greek government has implemented its new cruising tax, also called the TEPAI, which was initially set to be introduced in early April. The news was issued by the UK-based Cruising Association (CA), many of whose members will likely be visiting Greek waters later this year.

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    3rd East Mediterranean Superyacht Forum returns to Greece

    2019-05-17T10:49:00Z

    The 3rd East Mediterranean Superyacht Forum will once again be hosted on May 30 at the Athens Plaza Hotel in Greece, bringing together superyacht industry experts from across Europe and further afield to discuss chartering, marinas, crew and related issues in the eastern Mediterranean and beyond.

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    Aktor Concessions wins Greek marina bid

    2019-05-15T14:33:00Z

    Greek company Aktor Concessions SA has been selected as the preferred bidder via e-auction for the right to manage and exploit Alimos Marina in Athens for a 40-year period, Greece’s assets fund (HRADF) announced at the end of April as part of its ongoing marina privatisation programme.

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    New minister in Greece assumes responsibility for boating and yachting

    2019-05-08T13:32:00Z

    Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece, has appointed the President of the Democratic Left (DIMAR) party, Thanasis Theoharopoulos, as the new minister for tourism, following the resignation last Friday of Elena Kountoura, who will be running for a seat in European Parliament later this month on the SYRIZA ticket.

  • With 1,100 berths, Alimos Marina is one of the Mediterranean's largest facilities of its kind
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    Three bidders in contention for Alimos Marina concession

    2019-03-19T15:40:00Z

    The 1,110-berth Alimos Marina in Greece, the largest in the Athens area, has selected three out of an initial 10 bidders to proceed to the next round of winning the 40-year privatisation concession for the facility. The news was announced by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), also known ...

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    Greek government approves marine tourism project

    2019-02-26T10:14:00Z

    New €40m marina planned for Santorini

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    Lalizas Convention attracts full house

    2019-01-25T12:21:00Z

    Lalizas, the Greek manufacturer and distributor of marine safety equipment, held its annual three-day staff convention at its headquarters in Piraeus last week.

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    Greek privatisation agency accepts bid for Chios Marina

    2019-01-03T08:00:00Z

    Greece’s privatisation agency, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), has accepted an improved bid of €6.21m for the 180-berth Chios Marina in return for a 40-year concession on the facility.

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    Greece third in superyacht ownership league

    2018-12-06T10:36:00Z

    Two recent reports by Bloomberg and Knight Frank indicate that Greece is third in the league of global superyacht ownership for vessels over 40m (131ft) in length. Greece is also the fourth most popular destination for such sized yachts to visit.

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    Conflict over Greek yacht cruising tax and sea tourism growth plans

    2018-11-29T14:43:00Z

    A new yacht cruising tax implemented by the Greek government last week which was originally due to be paid within 10 days has now been delayed until early April 2019. This action has been taken due, in part, to the intervention of the Cruising Association, the international body for yacht cruising