ICS: Joint call for the G20 to support the maritime sector and global supply chains

March 24,2020

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) have joined forces to call on G20 leaders to act quickly to protect global supply chains from the impact of COVID-19. In an open letter the two organisations representing the global shipping industry and the worlds ports and harbours set […]

CYPRUS SHIPPING INDUSTRY: Continues Servicing and Navigating Cyprus Worldwide

March 23,2020

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber has been closely monitoring developments with regard to the COVID-19 outbreak at local and global scale and has been following the advice provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Cyprus Government, acting in a proactive manner. “We Stay Home – Taking care of our Community” Following the latest measures […]

Global Shipping sector announces $5billion R&D Fund to eliminate CO2 emissions

December 18,2019

The international shipping community has today announced proposal for the establishment of a new Research & Development Fund to pave the way for decarbonisation of shipping. Core funding from shipping companies across the world of about USD 5 billion over a 10-year period. To accelerate the development of commercially viable zero carbon-emission ships by the […]

Successful re-election of Cyprus at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council

December 02,2019

The International maritime Organisation (IMO) held its General Assembly on Friday, 29 November 2019, in London, during which 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 Shipping Deputy Ministry for achieving this very important election […]

Cyprus re-election at the Head of Women International Shipping & Trading Association

October 31,2019

Women International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA International), a professional networking organisation for women in the Maritime industry held its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 30 October 2019 in Cayman Islands during which Mrs. Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou Board Member of the Chamber and Managing Director of Tototheo Maritime Ltd was re-elected as the President of […]

ECSA launches its Maritime Growth Plan for “Sustainable Maritime Jobs, Growth and Competitiveness”

October 28,2019

ECSA is launching its ambitious Maritime Growth plan today at an event attended by Member States, the European Commission, the European Parliament and its social partners. The Maritime transport sector is vital to the lives of Europeans and is of great strategic importance to the European economy. EU shipping is a solid contributor to the […]

Mediterranean countries join forces to promote “Blue Economy”

October 22,2019

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber participated through its Deputy Director General, Mr. Alexandros Josephides, as part of the delegation of the Cyprus Research & Innovation Foundation, in the 4th BLUEMED Platforms meeting held on 15-16 October 2019, at the offices of the Union of the Mediterranean in Barcelona, Spain. The BLUEMED Initiative is an EU funded […]

Cyprus Foundation of the Sea Inaugural Meeting

October 15,2019

The Cyprus Foundation of the Sea held its Inaugural Meeting, on Tuesday, 15 October 2019, at Limassol Municipality Town Hall. During the Inaugural Meeting, the new Board of Directors was elected, consisting of leading personalities from all sectors and stakeholders of the Blue Economy from public, private, academia, civic society, research organizations and financial and […]

“Maritime Cyprus 2019” Conference Shipping leaders shaping the future of International Shipping in Cyprus

October 10,2019

The world known “Maritime Cyprus 2019” Conference was organised by the Shipping Deputy Ministry in cooperation with the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and the Cyprus Union of Shipowners between 7 and 9 October 2019, in Limassol. Once again, the Conference exceeded all expectations by welcoming hundreds of Shipping Industry leaders, decision-makers and top management from around […]

Cyprus – Greece cooperation enhancing the Shipping Industry

October 10,2019

On the occasion of the visit to Cyprus for the “Maritime Cyprus 2019” Conference, by the Greek Minister of Shipping and Island Policy, Mr. Ioannis Plakiotakis, the Cyprus Shipping Chamber held an official meeting between the Greek Minster, the President of the Shipping Chamber, Mr. Philippos Philis and the Chamber’s Director General Mr. Thomas Kazakos, […]