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Limassol Port ‘too expensive’

Limassol port has lost business in the four years since it was privatised, due to higher rates and competition from rival destinations, the owner and regulator told parliament this week with Opposition

Cyprus urged not to ditch Greece ferry link

Cyprus maritime authorities are urged to redouble attempts to revive a passenger ferry to Greece after moves to subsidise the link failed to attract any interest from shipping companies. The Shipping Ministry

Larnaca feels overlooked in Greece ferry link

Larnaca feels ignored by authorities in the tender for the ferry connection between Greece and Cyprus, claiming favouritism toward Limassol port as the departure point. The Deputy Ministry of Shipping, tasked with

Shipping NGOs to cooperate on ‘blue growth’

Two non-governmental organisations active in the Cyprus maritime sector have agreed to cooperate for the ‘blue economy’, in innovation, education, training, engaging with society, ocean literacy and marine cultural heritage. The Cyprus

Cyprus gives greener ships 30% tax break

Cyprus is entering the ‘green era’ by introducing a host of incentives to encourage and reward shipowners who opt for lower emissions by their vessels or use alternative drives, such as dual-fuel