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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

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‘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

Hellenic Bank grows ship finance book with largest loan

Head of ship finance for the Cyprus-based bank says $50m facility for FSL Trust is a ‘big ticket’ for the bank but the Cypriot lender has no intention of getting carried away

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Schulte to launch $120m ship fund

The fund takes a conservative leverage approach and intends to distribute dividends regularly

International Finance

American Hellenic says April was its best underwriting month so far

Company's insured fleet rose by 43% in the 12 months to end-April, reaching a total of 2,200 vessels

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Tototheo Maritime hires CLIA's Chrysostomou

New full-time role in Cyprus created to help company evolve in fast-growing satellite communications industry

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EU drafts united CO2 reduction strategy

EU maintains decarbonisation targets but gives member states flexibility to manoeuvre during negotiations


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'Problem-solver' heads networking group that has matured into a targeted global presence, which is growing in clout
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