Cyprus - Greece cooperation enhancing the Shipping Industry

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, on Sunday 6 October 2019, in Limassol.

During this meeting, various Shipping policy issues that affect both countries as well as the economic and business cooperation between Cyprus and Greece on Shipping related matters were discussed, emphasizing on opportunities for further growth and competitiveness of the Shipping Industry and the protection of the Shipping interests of both countries.

In addition, this meeting provided a unique opportunity for the newly appointed Greek Shipping Minister, to be informed of the huge amplitude and the significant infrastructure of the Shipping Industry in Cyprus. Both parties expressed their mutual willingness to maintain and further enhance the close cooperation between the Greek Shipping Ministry and the Cyprus Shipping Industry.