The waterway concession contract, which will last years, was signed by the Managing Director of OLPA S.A. etc. Panagiotis Tsonis, and the representatives of the IKE ′′ Port of Patras Waterway “, Mr. Nicholas Charalambous (President & CEO of Hellenic Seaplanes S.A.) and Anastasios Govas (President of ′′ Greek Waterports I.K.E.).
These were also present at the signing of the contract Irineos Pelechras (Hellenic Seaplanes Development Director), Mr. Charalambos Gargaretas (Director of Strategic Planning and Water Planning and Development of Hellenic Seaplanes), Konstantinos Vris (Station Manager of the ′′ Port of Patras ′′).
The corporate scheme, which has been contributed to the Port Organization of Patras (OPA), undertakes the administration, management, operation and exploitation of the waterway of Patras.
President & CEO of Hellenic Seaplanes, Mr. President & CEO Nicholas Charalambous mentioned:
′′ With the signing of the concession agreement we completed another step towards the arrival of the seaplanes in Greece and we are now entering the final line of launching a new form of transport, which contributes to the country’s tourist and economic development, while promoting what we call ′′ Quick Access ′′ in the polynesia and the great coastline of our country. Our country has the sea, has lakes and all those physical characteristics to welcome the operation of the seaplanes. Today we are taking another decisive step.
In the next period, more waterways will be signed and licensed so that we will soon have the first seaplane routes “.