ENHANCEMENT FOR THE SEAPLANE PORTS IN GREECE
The realization of private investments in seaplane ports is close now, with the decision of the expediting of the environmental licensing of waterways across Greece. The Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, G. Maniatis, met with the head of Hellenic Seaplanes and put into discussion all the issues emerging from this new sector of investment and its environmental procedures. The core of the conversation was the construction of the necessary infrastructure (ports) all around Greece, before the summer season 2014 begins, so to provide the business support to the seaplanes.
Hellenic Seaplanes presented their investment program and its objectives, so that this time the effort succeeds and seaplanes are established in our country. The president and CEO, Nikolas Charalambous, said that the investment, due to the strategic character will create favorable investment environment for the exploitation of isolated regions and is expected to enable implementation and incentives for tourism investment in the region of seaplanes.
Giannis Maniatis, confirmed the government's will to support this new activity, pointing to the multiple benefits that implementation would result, such as job creation, regional development, infrastructure development and networks, positive effects on tourism and stimulate domestic industry at this critical juncture where is Greece. In addition, he pledged to overhaul all requests to be submitted and will receive immediate response.