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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

‘We’re back on the map’, says Cyprus shipping minister

As he nears the end of his term, Marios Demetriades is proud of the growth seen in the island’s maritime cluster

Regulation Cyprus The Intelligence

Latest From Cyprus

SSL Endeavour sets up new hub in Cyprus

SSL Endeavour says it is targeting ‘significant expansion’ in marine as well as non-marine business with its new wholly-owned subsidiary

Europe Cyprus

Castor Maritime doubles fleet with panamax buy

The move doubles Castor’s fleet that until now had comprised a single bulker, the panamax Magic P

Europe Dry Bulk

MOL among rivals for Cyprus FSRU project

In addition to the FSRU, the planned liquefied natural gas terminal at Vasilikos Bay, near Limassol, will entail a mooring jetty, a gas pipeline and related infrastructure

Europe Cyprus

Safe Bulkers starts scrubber programme

Post-panamax is one of 20 that shipowner has earmarked for fitting

Europe Cyprus

European Maritime Law group elects Vincent Power as chairman

One of the key topics on the agenda at  Emlo’s Cyprus meeting this autumn will be the European Commission’s Consortia Bloc Exemption, and whether shipping lines should continue to benefit from special treatment when forming alliances, or be subject to the same competition rules as other industries 

Europe Ireland

Cyprus shipping community grows steadily amid EU uncertainty

A decision to support a Shipping Deputy Minister in Cyprus appears to be paying off as the maritime community reports significant expansion. Deputy Minister Natasa Pilides charts one year in office

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