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  • Elounda-Hills
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    Greek government approves Elounda Hills marina project

    2020-08-12T13:15:00Z

    The building of a new 202-berth marina at Elounda Hills in eastern Crete was jointly approved by the Greek Tourism and Environment Ministries this week. The marina will be a key element of the large €410m Elounda Hills eco-tourism project set to be developed at Elounda Bay in the Aghios ...

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    Olympic Yacht Show to feature more than 80 yachts

    2020-08-03T14:46:00Z

    Preparations are well underway for this year’s inaugural event

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    Rescheduled Posidonia 2020 cancelled

    2020-07-21T13:56:00Z

    Posidonia, one of the world’s largest commercial shipping shows but with a growing yachting element, has been cancelled for 2020 after having been rescheduled from its usual June timing to late October 2020. The next edition of this traditionally biennial event will be held in June 2022.

  • Kassiopi marina
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    Work starts on new €120m eco-tourism project on Corfu

    2020-07-17T09:00:00Z

    The Kassiopi project will include a 60-berth marina

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    MYBA issues guidance on Greek yacht charters

    2020-07-01T09:01:00Z IBI , by Manos Roudas

    As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, yacht brokers in Greece are working with owners and clients to resolve any issues related to upcoming yacht charters. During this uncertain period and until further notice, the country’s Covid-19 and cancellation policy is typically as follows: For crewed yacht charters, each charter is ...

  • Port-of-Piraeus
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    Plans for new Greek superyacht yard rejected

    2020-06-29T13:44:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    The proposal was part of a €612m investment plan for Piraeus port

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    Greece gears up for busy 2020 boating season

    2020-05-22T15:17:00Z

    Greece ended its lockdown on May 4 and is still successfully dealing with Covid-19, so businesses are gradually reopening – some sooner than initially expected. High temperatures (higher than usual for May) of up to 37-40 degrees Celsius have also helped.

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    Greece introduces new rules for yachts

    2020-05-18T14:16:00Z

    The Greek Maritime Ministry has announced new regulations for the operation of yachts and pleasure craft which come into force today and will last through to June 15, 2020.

  • With 1,100 berths, Alimos Marina is one of the Mediterranean's largest facilities of its kind
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    Greek government signs Alimos Marina concession

    2020-05-14T13:48:00Z

    As the COVID-19 lockdown in Greece recedes, Alimos Marina, the largest marina in the Balkans with 1,100 berths, has entered a new era after the long-awaited concession agreement was signed between representatives of the Greek state, ETAD (State Property Assets), HRDH and Aktor Concessions.

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    Greece extends yacht lockdown

    2020-05-05T10:19:00Z

    The Greek National Commission for the Protection of Public Health has announced that all private leisure boats and commercial craft, regardless of flag, are prohibited from departing or arriving within the Greek Territory between Monday 4 May at 6am until Monday 18 May at 6am for precautionary public health reasons. ...

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    Greece to ease lockdown restrictions next week

    2020-04-29T09:22:00Z

    Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced yesterday (Tuesday 28 April) on national TV that restrictions on citizens’ movements would be lifted and more shops allowed to reopen from May 4 in a gradual easing of a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.

  • With 1,100 berths, Alimos Marina is one of the Mediterranean's largest facilities of its kind
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    Privatisation of Greek marina moves forward

    2020-04-28T13:04:00Z

    Alimos Marina will be turned into a modern tourist port

  • Nourah of Riyad
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    Superyacht capsizes and partially sinks at Greek yard

    2020-03-17T14:44:00Z

    A £65m superyacht owned by a Saudi prince capsized and partially sank while awaiting repairs at a shipyard in Greece.

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    Greece to simplify yacht legislation

    2020-03-09T16:29:00Z

    Greek yacht legislation is expected to be simplified over the coming month. For now, the main measures include: Pleasure yachts registered under the EU Flag Yachts will be free to sail in Greece with less bureaucracy, and formalities will be available through online platforms. DEKPA, the certificate for ...

  • Istion's Athens charter base at Alimos Marina
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    Greek charter firm hosts annual party

    2020-03-05T09:40:00Z

    Greek charter firm Istion Yachting recently held its 2020 ‘W-way’ celebration party at a privately booked event, featuring numerous guests from the Greek yachting community, delegates, friends and affiliates.

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    Dates set for 7th Mediterranean Yacht Show

    2020-02-25T16:34:00Z

    MEDYS is returning to the port of Nafplion in Greece from May 2-6

  • Olympic Marine Olympic Yacht Show
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    1st Olympic Yacht Show to be held in Greece

    2020-02-21T11:45:00Z

    A new Greek yacht show is set to take place later this year, courtesy of Ondeck Events and Olympic Marine SA.

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    Greece to introduce fines for rescue operations

    2020-02-06T17:04:00Z

    Greek authorities are putting into effect a law under which people using boats for recreation, if they disregard severe weather warnings and trigger a search and rescue operation, will be liable for the incurred costs as well as a fine.

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    Marinas and yachting contribute 1.41% to Greek GDP

    2020-02-05T13:57:00Z

    Further marina privatisations anticipated to add another 1%

  • Kalamata Marina in Southern Greece
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    Kiriacoulis Mediterranean buys Greek marina

    2020-02-04T16:22:00Z

    Majority shareholder acquires remaining 40% stake in Kalamata Marina