Greece prepares framework of use of Liquid Natural Gas as fuel in ships

Α Decrease font Enlarge font
Greece prepares framework of use of Liquid Natural Gas as fuel in shipsAll ships sailing through Greek territorial waters will be obliged to use environmentally-friendly fuels

Greek Shipping and Island Policy ministry will put into public consultation a Presidential Decreee laying down the institutional framework for the supply of ships with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as fuel.

Under this Decree, all ships sailing through Greek territorial waters will be obliged to use environmentally-friendly fuels, starting January 1, 2020. The draft Presidential Decree currently provided for consultation has 12 articles.

Shipping and Island Policy Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis noted that the responsible departments of the Ministry after a hard work that lasted three months resulted in a very modern institutional framework for the supply of ships with Liquefied Natural Gas. He said that Greece did not have such an institutional framework until now, but now the gap has to be filled.

The draft PD was given to all parties and stakeholders involved in the process, while the ministry remains open and available to all interested parties for proposals. The Greek ministry recommended that the interested parties should send their comments to the ministry until the end of August. The ministry's goal is to complete the process of preparing the Presidential Decree in September. The Minister of Shipping has stated that all the critical factors for aeration and especially safety for the protection of human life are taken into account.

Read more here.

RELATED TOPICS: GreeceGreek tourism newsTourism in GreeceGreek islandsHotels in GreeceTravel to GreeceGreek destinations Greek travel marketGreek tourism statisticsGreek tourism report

Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons Copyright: fdecomite License: CC-BY-SA

Source: ANA-MPA

 

 

 

Tornos
  1. 23/02 19:48

    Report: The magic of the unique Chios product of mastiha

  2. 23/02 19:41

    Greece-Ireland to open new chapter in bilateral relations and tourism

  3. 23/02 19:34

    Greek meteorologists: Good weather to last until Saturday

  4. 23/02 19:22

    Ambassador interview: Greek tourism is on the radar of Japanese investors

  5. 23/02 18:53

    TripAdvisor: Three Greek beaches in top-25 in Europe for 2018

  6. 23/02 18:30

    Greece's Grivalia Properties to pay 0.35 euro dividend to shareholders

  7. 23/02 16:15

    Free tours to Antikythira shipwreck every weekend till March 18

  8. 23/02 12:47

    Greek tax authorities plan one million confiscations in 2018

  9. 23/02 10:33

    Solar electric vehicle charging station on Greek island of Tilos

  10. 23/02 00:58

    Greek Tax Authority AADE to audit tourist firms ahead of summer season

  11. 23/02 00:49

    PURE Wellness Rooms: A new program at Galaxy Hotel in Heraklion

  12. 23/02 00:39

    The Sun: Greek island of Zante wildest holiday hotspot for 2018

  13. 23/02 00:25

    German tourism: Strong increase in air travel to Greece during 2017

  14. 23/02 00:14

    Airbnb fined 300,000 euros by Spain’s Balearic Islands government

  15. 22/02 23:58

    Quality Service Institute survey for N-TV: The best travel agency chains in Germany

  16. 22/02 23:40

    eDreams: Aegean second best airline in the world for 2018

  17. 22/02 22:56

    Report: Ski champion Lindsey Vonn keeps secret message in Greek

  18. 22/02 22:48

    Athens Embassy: Prospects for investments by US business in Greek tourism

  19. 22/02 22:37

    Pantanassa Monastery in Mystras among Greece’s most revered places

  20. 22/02 22:35

    Greece to support FYROM’s inclusion in EU Strategy for tourism

  21. 22/02 22:28

    Report: Giannis Antetokounmpo lands ‘Greek Freak’ trademark

  22. 22/02 22:16

    Greek Telecoms firm OTE announces €800 million in investments for 2017

  23. 22/02 22:12

    Renowned cantor Alberto Mizrahi performs at event on Holocaust in Greece

  24. 22/02 22:03

    Greek bond yields dive after Moody's upgrade from Caa2 to B3

  25. 22/02 21:42

    Drone footage captures spooky Greek shipwreck

  26. 22/02 20:55

    Czech tourists to Greece seen up 15% in summer 2018

  27. 22/02 16:34

    Greece's Council of State approves Hellinikon development plan

  28. 22/02 14:23

    Australian steals $200,000 worth of gold "just to go on a Greek holiday"

  29. 22/02 12:18

    Greek Parliament approves sale of 67% stake in Thessaloniki port

  30. 22/02 10:55

    Giannis Antetokounmpo: New global ambassador of The Hellenic Initiative

  31. 22/02 01:17

    Greek Tourism Confederation SETE President continues meetings in Brussels

  32. 22/02 01:00

    Air Animal: Business or Economy Class for your pet? - Check the price list

  33. 22/02 00:48

    Media: Online travel giant Priceline changes name to Booking Holdings

  34. 22/02 00:43

    Marina with capacity of 1,000 vessels and a hotel approved in Heraklion, Crete

  35. 22/02 00:19

    Luxurious Abaton Island hotel in Hersonissos to open on April 20th

  36. 22/02 00:09

    Conde Nast Traveler: Three Greek resorts among Best Beach Hotels in Europe

  37. 21/02 23:45

    German tourism: "Lift-off" for Greece with +41% in early bookings during 2018 season

  38. 21/02 23:22

    Event on antiquities unearthed during excavations for Thessaloniki metro

  39. 21/02 23:18

    Greek Notary Association president: Nationwide e-auctions after February 28

  40. 21/02 23:11

    Philip’s ancient palace at Aigai in northern Greece to open in May

  41. 21/02 23:07

    Central Bank: More than 27 million tourists visited Greece in 2017

  42. 21/02 22:49

    Row over Piraeus port master plan leads to extension for deliberation

  43. 21/02 22:45

    UN and Greece's southern Aegean region to protect marine environment

  44. 21/02 22:35

    Report: Amazing film on Athens goes online

  45. 21/02 20:30

    Bear cub placed on internet sale rescued by Arcturos in Greece

  46. 21/02 19:57

    Media: Last legal obstacle for Helleniko project to be cleared this month

  47. 21/02 19:46

    Kuoni: Demand for holidays in Greece soars in 2018 - the top experiences & hotels

  48. 21/02 19:16

    7,000 year old enigma on rare exhibit at National Archaeological Museum in Athens (video)

  49. 21/02 18:44

    Thessaloniki Metro dig reveals headless Aphrodite statue among 300,000 Ancient Greek finds

  50. 21/02 12:52

    EasyJet to launch three more flights to and from Greece for summer 2018

  51. 21/02 10:48

    Air France: Strike disruptions to hit flights on Feb. 22

  52. 21/02 02:55

    Georgian Airways: New connection from Tbilisi to Thessaloniki

  53. 21/02 02:45

    Credit ratings for all companies and individuals operating in Greece

  54. 21/02 02:38

    Helleniko investment and e-auctions bump Greece's bailout tranche for March

  55. 21/02 02:34

    Greek banks ask for auction property assets tax exemption

  56. 21/02 02:24

    More new hotels replacing older and lower quality units across Greece

  57. 21/02 02:03

    Giant “Beluga” plane lands at Athens International Airport

  58. 21/02 01:47

    Tourist arrivals in Cyprus increase during January by 21.2%

  59. 21/02 01:36

    One of Europe’s most exotic landscapes located on Crete island in Greece

  60. 21/02 01:24

    Clean Monday customs and traditions turn Greece into giant party (video)

  61. 21/02 01:10

    Greek tourism revenues up in December

  62. 20/02 20:15

    Greek Carnival celebrations in Galaxidi get a little flour power (video)

  63. 20/02 18:44

    Athens to become World Book Capital for 2018

  64. 20/02 14:29

    Longest Balkan railway tunnel opens in central Greece (video)

  65. 20/02 12:23

    Greek gastronomy tours 15 countries through Sympossio

  66. 20/02 10:10

    Report: Why Greek honey is best in the world

  67. 19/02 23:29

    Kite-flying show and Clean Monday feast at horse-racing track in Markopoulo

  68. 18/02 22:57

    Greece's Kalohori Lagoon at photo exhibition for World Wetlands Day

  69. 18/02 22:50

    Visit Greece: Northern city of Veria offers 2.500 years of history

  70. 18/02 22:46

    Weather not helping as Attica municipalities plan Clean Monday celebration

  71. 18/02 22:42

    Greek wine exports soar attracting world’s attention

  72. 18/02 22:37

    Patras Carnival Grand Parade concludes in riot of sound and colours (video)

  73. 18/02 22:13

    Classic ancient Greek trials at National Hellenic Museum in Chicago (video)

  74. 18/02 22:07

    Greek American professionals host US tax reform panel discussion

  75. 18/02 22:02

    President Pavlopoulos: Olive tree symbolizes Greek civilization through the ages

  76. 18/02 21:40

    New Diving Park given green light in Chania on the Greek island of Crete

  77. 18/02 18:55

    IMTM 2018: Thessaloniki is a preferred destination by Israeli tourists

  78. 18/02 16:29

    Hellenic Responsible Business Awards for 2018 announced

  79. 18/02 14:13

    Thessaloniki in National Geographic Food as Greek capital of gastronomy

  80. 18/02 12:08

    Airbnb to launch new tier of select hotel-like properties

  81. 18/02 10:39

    European tourism: Strong growth in house rentals until 2022 forecast byTechnavio

  82. 17/02 18:48

    Spokesperson Gerry Rice: IMF’s mission is a debt relief for Greece

  83. 17/02 18:43

    British ambassador to bring more UK companies in Greece for investment

  84. 17/02 18:37

    Two clubs on Mykonos and Rhodes islands among the 100 best in the world

  85. 17/02 18:31

    Nine groups show interest in northern Greece's Egnatia Odos management

  86. 17/02 18:27

    Ambassador Ben-Abba: Great improvement in Greek-Israeli tourism relations

  87. 17/02 18:23

    Two binding offers for majority stake in Greek gas transmission operator

  88. 17/02 18:19

    Fitch upgrades Greece's credit rating from B- to B

  89. 17/02 18:11

    Greek residential prices continue to drop in 2017, but slower than in 2016

  90. 17/02 18:04

    Global olive oil competition shows Greece as top producer

  91. 17/02 17:40

    Patras hotels occupancy at 90% as Carnival 2018 concludes with Grand Parade on Sunday

  92. 17/02 17:18

    Wyndham sells European rentals arm to Platinum for $1.3 billion

  93. 17/02 17:08

    Where did Russian tourists travel in 2017

  94. 17/02 16:56

    Five women from Rhodes fight for repatriation of Parthenon Marbles

  95. 17/02 14:57

    TUI: Greek hotels prevail in new Small & Friendly collection

  96. 17/02 10:38

    Tour operator Thomas Cook returns to Tunisia this year

  97. 16/02 22:20

    Celebrating Apokries in Greece: Costumes, music and dance

  98. 16/02 22:10

    Bribery scandal rocks international RIU hotel chain in Miami

  99. 16/02 22:01

    Hotels: Zeus International undertakes management of the Hilton in Milan

  100. 16/02 21:57

    Travelgenio signs new multi-year partnership agreement with Travelport