CSC Participating in a Global Ships’ Horn Sounding Initiative on 1 May 2020

April 28,2020

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and its global network of national member associations and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in view of Labour Day, are calling on its Members across the world to sound their ships’ horns when in port at 12.00 local time, on International Workers’ Day on 1 May 2020. Prior […]

Increase of ship-management companies’ contribution to Cyprus Economy

April 21,2020

The Chamber welcomes the results of the newest “Ship Management Report”, published by the Statistics Department of the Central Bank of Cyprus, for the second half of 2019, which covers the period 1 July – 31 December. The results indicate that industry revenues from Ship-management companies further increased during the second half of 2019, reaching […]

Η Κυπριακή Ναυτιλία παρούσα στη μάχη ενάντια στον κορονοϊό

April 16,2020

Το Κυπριακό Ναυτιλιακό Επιμελητήριο, στα πλαίσια της Κοινωνικής Εταιρικής του Ευθύνης αλλά και του σημαντικού κοινωφελούς έργου που επιτελεί γενικότερα η Ναυτιλιακή Βιομηχανία στην Κύπρο, απεύθυνε έκκληση στις Εταιρείες-Μέλη του να ενώσουν τις δυνάμεις τους, για την προσφορά έμπρακτης στήριξης προς την Κυπριακή Κυβέρνηση στη δύσκολη μάχη εναντίον της πανδημίας Covid-19. Μετά από την άμεση […]

Cyprus Shipping at the front line supporting the battle against Covid-19

April 16,2020

Cyprus Shipping at the front line supporting the battle against Covid-19 The Cyprus Shipping Chamber, within the framework of its Corporate Social Responsibility and significant charitable work done by the Cyprus Shipping Industry in general, appealed to its Member-Companies to join forces, to support the Cyprus Government in the difficult battle against the Covid-19 pandemic. […]

Cyprus Shipping: Cyprus Flag further upgraded

April 10,2020

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber welcomes with satisfaction the inclusion of the Cyprus Flag to the “Qualship 21” list of the US Coast Guard after being removed from the Targeted flaglist of the USCG, further improving its safety performance as to the applicable regulations and quality image. This very positive outcome, comes as a result of […]

Shipping industry urges free movement of crews to keep trade moving

April 09,2020

To ensure the continued functioning of the global maritime transportation system, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), issued a new message to G20 leaders. The message calls for co-operation between UN agencies, governments and airlines to find viable solutions to the important issues of facilitating crew changes soon […]

ECSA Board: Shipping industry keeps Europe running but will need more EU support to recover

April 03,2020

In their meeting on 2 April, ECSA’s Board of Directors thanks all maritime professionals across the whole shipping industry for their dedication and sacrifices made to continue the supply of goods and equipment and the necessary transport services to millions of citizens currently affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “European shipping has reached a breaking point,” […]

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 […]