Cyprus opts out of IMO top post

Cyprus has opted to stay out of the running for the top post at the world shipping body, with seven candidates put forward by their host countries, in what could be a

Cyprus to submit IMO council candidacy

President Nikos Christodoulides said Cyprus would submit its candidacy to the Council of the International Maritime Organization, denying it backed down after Greece endorsed Turkey to lead the IMO. Nicosia seeks to


Shipping on agenda of Greek PM meeting

President Nikos Christodoulides said that Cyprus and Greece should work more closely on matters of shipping, which will be high on the agenda of his first meeting with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Marine-Fields takes over German consultancy

Tototheo Maritime subsidiary Marine-Fields Holding announced it has acquired German maritime consultancy and technology advisory firm BM Bergmann Marine GmbH. The takeover deal, completed in Hamburg on January 27, follows close cooperation

Larnaca gets Greece ferry link

Larnaca will reap the benefits of the passenger ferry link between Cyprus and Greece, as officials have decided to include the town’s revamped port in the schedule for August and September. In

Cyprus goes big on green, digital shipping

The new government has placed shipping among its priorities to enhance its maritime administration further, provide the ground for sustainable growth and help the industry’s green and digital transition. In her maiden

Celestyal grows fleet with ‘Journey’

Celestyal Cruises, the Greek islands and East Med cruise specialist, has acquired a new ship, the 1,260-passenger Ryndam, from Holland America Line. The Piraeus-based cruise company, formerly a subsidiary of Louis Plc, owns