Τhe Port Authority of Zakynthos is going to get 130,000 euros ($175,000) from the Ministry for Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport & Networks, to carry out works at the port.
From the total amount, 80,000 euros will be used for the cavitation restore of the pier of St. Nicholas, while the amount of 50,000 for the maintenance of the iron pier where the cruise ships moor. he authority said the work is critical for reconstruction of the harbor.
This is a key project which officials said is necessary for tourism as the island is one of the most popular in Greece, particularly with young British visitors who have developed a reputation for rowdyism. The Port Authority has submitted to the Ministry of Mercantile Marine datasheets of three more projects the port needs for its reconstruction to be completed.