‘Fit for 55’ package unworkable

As part of their “Fit for 55” package to address the climate crisis, shipping-related proposals issued by the European Commission may prove ineffective, the biggest shipping organisation in Cyprus warned. Despite acknowledging


Cyprus shipping in the spotlight

Cyprus-based shipowners and ship-managers advocate shipping need to be governed by global regulations and not local or regional rules that create unfair competition in the industry. Lobby groups such as the Cyprus

Shipping Chamber boss gets leading role in ICS

Themis Papadopoulos, who returns to the helm of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, has also been elected Vice-Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, the world’s principal shipping organisation, representing around 80% of global merchant tonnage.

Cyprus Marine Club triples membership

Cyprus Marine Club, the community organisation embracing the complete spectrum of maritime industry stakeholders, is going from strength to strength. Despite Covid restrictions, it tripled its membership in just three years. The

Shipping showing resilience, helping economy

The shipping sector showed “tremendous resilience” in supporting the Cypriot economy amid the coronavirus pandemic; President Nicos Anastasiades told the annual meeting of shipowners and shipmanagers on Thursday. He praised the maritime

Why blockchain in shipping makes sense

By Paola Hadjilambri The new era we live in entails digitisation, computer coding, digital information, while recent technological infrastructures are taking their place as the leading mechanisms around the world. Major organisations

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