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COVID19: Cyprus shipping chamber confident of future

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber, an umbrella organisation representing the majority of locally-based companies in the maritime sector, expects a quick recovery from the pandemic and operational difficulties regarding crew changes. Addressing the

Limassol boom gives way to eco concerns

Authorities in Limassol are pooling their resources to respond to growing fears over the environmental impact of unprecedented development in the past decade such as mushrooming luxury towers and shipping activities. Limassol


Global warming brings jellyfish invasion

The Mediterranean is becoming a prominent and vulnerable climate change “hotspot” threatening the marine ecosystem with global warming that usher’s tropical jellyfish to Cyprus shores. Marine biologists are sounding the alarm over


Larnaca port, marina rebuild gets final nod

The long-awaited €1.2 bln redevelopment of Larnaca port and its marina got the final green light Monday after the Transport Ministry sent a ‘Successful Tenderer Letter’ to the chosen consortium after protracted

COVID19: Cyprus shipping needs support

Vasilis Demetriades, the Cyprus shipping minister said Monday he shares a common view with the communist party Akel on actions to further promote the maritime sector. Speaking after a meeting with the

More countries join crew change platform

Thirteen leading maritime nations joined the growing number of states allowing crew changes by signing a pact for exemptions in port controls and more commercial flights to accommodate thousands of exhausted seafarers


New Cyprus shipping minister at the helm

Vassilis Demetriades on Friday assumed his duties as Cyprus’ new shipping minister replacing outgoing Natasa Pilides who took up her post as Energy Minister. “Today is a special day for me,” Demetriades