Partial concession activities in more than one investor and not a whole concession to maintain the fairness and competitiveness of port charges requested by the Mining Association of letter from Mr Marine Minister interfering in the bill for all ten ports of the Greek government
The planned upgrade of commercial ports by concession activities to private investors to help develop the local regional communities supporting letter to the Minister of Marine Fotis Kouvelis the Mining Enterprises Association but highlighting the stark contrast in the award of operating an investor only one port which can lead to monopoly practices seriously affecting the cost of transport of the products and on the competitiveness of exporting firms s.
In his letter, the Association stresses the need for the concession of piers on more than one investors to ensure their competitiveness and the free formation of tariffs .The Association reports that through the commercial ports handled either for export or for serving island regions significant quantities of extractive products .The proximity of marine portability is a comparative advantage for the Greek exoryktiki- metallurgical industry.Further points out that major companies of Northern Greece with a leading role in the international market the products produced using such ports of Volos and Kavala for their movement and course reversals in the cost of transport will create substantial problems.
Finally, in the letter to Mr. Kouvelis communicated to the Minister of Finance but also the President of HRADF proposed:
- The partial concession activities in more than one investor and not a whole concession to maintain the fairness and competitiveness of port charges
- The maintenance of existing charges (transit fees, hourly compensation machinery loadings per tonne coke) and establishing a formula adjustment in proportion to the country’s development and inflation for the next ten year
- Ensuring sufficient space which can hire local companies with a throughput of over 100,000 tonnes of priority in a port.