Cyprus merchant fleet triples in a decade

The Cyprus Flag has nearly tripled within a decade, with the maritime administration introducing a new strategy to make the shipping sector more competitive, said President Nicos Anastasiades. Presenting the “SEA Change

Cyprus, Egypt establish Joint Maritime Committee

Cyprus and Egypt have agreed to establish a Joint Maritime Committee after the first Intergovernmental meeting between the two countries in Cairo. The move was decided by Cypriot Shipping Minister Vassilios Demetriades

Maritime Cyprus conference to embrace change

The Deputy Ministry of Shipping hosts its biennial Maritime Cyprus conference in Limassol in October to tackle a rapidly changing industry in seafarer welfare, digital transformation, green finance, and the changing role

‘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

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