Moving towards a “Greener” International Shipping Industry

April 23,2018

The 72nd Session of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) was held from 9 to 13 April 2018 in London. During this Session, and within the framework of the 2015 Paris Agreement on the global reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the IMO developed its initial strategy to cut greenhouse gas […]

Farewell lunch to the ex-Minister of Transport

March 30,2018

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber held on 29 March 2018, a farewell lunch to the former Minister of Transport, Mr. Marios Demetriades, at the Epsilon restaurant in Limassol, in recognition of his work during his term of office. The Board of Directors expressed their appreciation for the longstanding and multidimensional cooperation on matters related to Shipping, […]

Cyprus Shipping Chamber Official Dinner “A night dedicated to the Shipping Industry”

March 13,2018

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber’s “Official Dinner” has been established as the annual tradition of social communication between high-level Political and Governmental representatives and the Cyprus Shipping Industry. The Dinner was hosted for this year on Friday, 9 March 2018, at the Hilton Park Hotel, in Nicosia with great success. H.E. the President of the Republic […]

Deputy Ministry of Shipping – A “historic” moment for Cyprus Shipping

March 01,2018

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber, representing the Shipping Industry, welcomes the commencement of the Deputy Ministry of Shipping, which constitutes a “historic” moment for Cyprus Shipping, as well as the assumption of duties of the Shipping Under-Secretary to the President, Mrs. Natasa Pilides. The Shipping Chamber, participated actively in the long-standing efforts to promote the relevant […]

Formalising cooperation with Cyprus Organisation for Standardisation

February 20,2018

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber together with the Cyprus Organisation for Standardisation (CYS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), during the Chamber’s Members Meeting on 20 February at the Four Seasons Hotel in Limassol. A short ceremony was held, during which the President of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, Mr. Themis Papadopoulos and the Chairperson of the […]

CSC – Participation in shaping European Shipowners Policy

February 01,2018

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), representing the national shipowners’ associations of the European Union, held a Board of Directors Meeting on 31 January and 1 February at Athens, Greece. The Chamber’s President Mr. Themis Papadopoulos and Director General Mr. Thomas A. Kazakos, represented the Cyprus Shipping Industry as part of the Cyprus delegation. The […]

Cyprus Shipping Chamber “goes Green”

January 15,2018

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber was awarded the “Green Offices” eco-certification, by adopting environmentally sustainable working methods and solutions at the workplace and thus reducing the negative impact in the environment, remaining in this way committed to its corporate environmental responsibility.Environmental sustainability at the workplace as well as the protection of the marine environment are an integral […]

Cyprus Shipping Chamber: Giving back to the society for 25 years with Blood Donation Drive

December 14,2017

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber, as part of its continuous socio-economic and philanthropic contribution, held its annual blood donation drive on the 13 December 2017 at at “Ygia” Polyclinic Private Hospital in Limassol, during which a large number of employees of its Member-companies participated, proving the social sensitivity and contribution of the Cyprus Shipping Industry to […]

Re-election of Cyprus to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council

December 04,2017

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) held its General Assembly on Friday, 1 December 2017, in London, where Cyprus was re-elected as a Member of the IMO Council for a further two years.The Cyprus Shipping Chamber warmly congratulates the Cyprus Maritime Administration and particularly, the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works and the Department of Merchant […]

Representation of the Cyprus Shipping Industry at the European Maritime Safety Agency

November 24,2017

The European Maritime Safety Agency is one of the decentralised agencies on the European Union, which is based in Lisbon. EMSA since 2002, has been providing technical assistance and support to the European Commission and Member States in the development and implementation of EU legislation on maritime safety, pollution by ships and maritime security. It […]