Greek Gov’t Pushes for New Port Regulatory System

Delivery and Island Coverage Minister Thodoris Dritsas mentioned final week that the federal government would go forward with a legislation for the re-establishment of the Regulatory Authority for Ports as an impartial entity in addition to the creation of a Public Ports Authority and a Regional Piraeus Port Division.

The minister mentioned the federal government was pushing for the completion of the framework with a view to guarantee “complete institutional management of port providers for the safety of the general public curiosity”.

The draft legislation additionally permits for the potential for island communities by native administration to deal with their very own transportation wants by coming into particular person contracts with public sector our bodies — with the approval of the Coastal Transportation Council — for the constitution and execution of ferry providers.