A new law in Greece, recently voted on and accepted and soon to be implemented, means all vessels over 7m used for leisure purposes, including commercial and charter vessels, in Greece will now have to pay tax of up to €400 per year. This is according to the Cruising Association (CA).
Vessels between 7m and 12m in length will be required to pay between €200 and €400 a year to sail in Greek waters. The charge for vessels over 12m will be €100 per metre per year. There may be discounts for anyone wishing to pay for longer periods in one go, the details of which are yet to be confirmed.
The tax will possibly be payable on entry to Greek waters and may only be valid for that calendar year.
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