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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

Hellenic Bank appoints new head of ship finance

Mr Spanakis is expected to continue the conservative growth strategy that has characterised the bank’s first years as a lender

People Finance

Castor Maritime eyes growth after securing funding

Private placement of convertible debentures and new loan could enable bulker owner to add to fleet of three panamaxes

Dry Bulk Cyprus

Tonnage tax extension seen as growth filip for Cyprus shipping

Securing approval for a full decade will provide stability and certainty for shipping companies choosing the flag or operating in Cyprus, says deputy shipping minister Pilides

Cyprus Finance

Europe clears tonnage tax and seafarer schemes for some countries

Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Poland and Sweden are in line with state aid rules, the European Commission finds

Regulation Cyprus

Cyprus awards $323m contract for its first LNG terminal

Cyprus wants to use LNG imports for gas-fired power generation from 2021. The nation has already shortlisted bidders for LNG supplies

Cyprus Tankers and Gas

11 John Fredriksen, Fredriksen Group

One of the last big personalities in shipping, the Norwegian-born billionaire is selling off stakes in companies and reducing his workload as he reorganises his considerable maritime assets for passing on to his twin daughters

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