PELAGOS EU Project Seminar – Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer in the Renewable Energy Sector

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Members/Readers are kindly invited to the seminar entitled “Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer in the Renewable Energy Sector” organized in the framework of the EU project PELAGOS, by the Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean (MARINEM). PELAGOS project aims to promote innovative networks and clusters in the Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) sector within and across the Mediterranean Sea.…

UN Security Council Report – piracy off coast of Somalia

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The United Nations made available the Report of the Secretary-General on the situation with respect to piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia. It notes that pirate attacks increased after NATO terminated its counter-piracy operations. The recent attacks demonstrate that the underlying conditions fuelling piracy have not changed, and that piracy networks are…

IMO – Port State Control regimes collaboration

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The IMO issued a news release stating that port state control regimes have pledged to strengthen their collaboration with the IMO and amongst themselves. They also agreed to consider moving away from ‘black/grey/white’ lists toward expanding an individual ship risk profile approach. A recent workshop (24-26 October) for port State control (PSC) MoU/Agreement Secretaries…

Maritime Cyprus news forum celebrates +1,000,000 visitors from 200+ countries

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Dear Maritime Cyprus members and visitors, our international news forum has grown to an unexpected audience, reaching today 200+ countries. Today 8 Nov. 2017 we had our 1,000,000 visitor, making a new milestone. A great Thank You goes out to our readers for the continued support. Kudos to you for making this milestone happen. Join today our…

BIMCO Reflections 2017 – analysis on critical issues of the shipping industry

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) BIMCO is the world’s largest international shipping association, with 2,200 members in around 130 countries. The global membership includes shipowners, operators, managers, brokers and agents. BIMCO’s Reflections is published annually and is a very interesting, short and accessible analysis on the critical issues faced by the shipping industry today and in the coming years. Issues touched in the…

Liberia’s Electronic Oil Record Book Earns Two More Innovation Awards

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The innovative electronic oil record book (ε-ORB) produced by LISCR, the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry, in co-operation with Cyprus-based maritime technology company, Prevention at Sea, has received two more prestigious industry awards. At the Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Awards ceremony in Singapore on 26 October, the ε-ORB won the Lloyd’s List Intelligence…

European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) Facts and Figures 2016

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), as a body of the European Union (EU), sits at the heart of the EU maritime safety network and fully recognises the importance of effective collaboration with many different interests and, in particular, between European and international institutions, Member States’ administrations and the maritime industry. EMSA facts and figures 2016 is designed to present…