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Cyprus is in the ascendancy. It is expanding its offering to shipowners, shipmanagers and charter­ers, predicting growth in the Cyprus-reg­istered fleet and an increase in shipping businesses relocating to Cyprus within the next 24 months. With a new Deputy Min­istry of Shipping and a step towards a true national shipping policy, could Cyprus finally fulfil its potential?

Cyprus aims at perfect pitch for shipping

New status for maritime administration underlines the importance given to the industry

Cyprus Regulation Ship operations

Cyprus' bulker-dominated fleet enjoys new repute

However, the thorny issue of the Turkish ports embargo will have to be settled if the flag is to compete without a severe handicap

Cyprus Dry Bulk The Intelligence

Latest From Cyprus

Cyprus names Demetriades as deputy shipping minister

New appointee welcomed by the industry as Natasa Pilides, who has held the shipping portfolio for the past two years, goes to the ministry of energy, commerce and industry

Europe Cyprus

How wholesome food is critical to mental health at sea

Good food for seafarers is not about putting everyone on a diet, says MCTC managing director Christian Ioannou. It is about fresh ingredients prepared from scratch by cooks who have been trained, and are motivated and passionate about food

Cyprus Philippines

Safe Bulkers clinches five-year charters for panamax trio

Announcement of new charters comes as Safe Bulkers posts a loss for the first quarter of the year

International Dry Bulk

Cyprus hopes easing of lockdown will facilitate crew changes

Governments across Europe and beyond are considering easing lockdown measures. This should enable more crew changes, Cyprus’ deputy shipping minister hopes

Cyprus Ship operations

FSL Trust names Markus Wenker as new chief financial officer

At Cyprus-based Hellenic Bank, Wenker established a growing ship finance unit

Tankers and Gas Containers

Safe Bulkers boosts share buyback

If the maximum 6.5m shares are repurchased this would represent about 3.3% of the company’s outstanding common stock

Dry Bulk Safe Bulkers
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