Cyprus international ship Registry and World Class Maritime Hub

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Cyprus is an international maritime centre, boasting strength, breadth and experience, attracting quality tonnage and increasing numbers of first-rate shipping companies from around the world. The maritime industry is one of Cyprus’ most successful export services, and with over 200 shipping companies, the island is considered one of the top global hubs for ship…

LNG: the meeting point for Marine, Transport & Energy sector in Cyprus, Sept. 29th 2017, Limassol

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) EU co-financed Programs POSEIDON MED II and newly launched CYnergy, are joining forces to explore potential synergies between marine, transport and energy sector, arising by the use of LNG. The Conference entitled “LNG: the meeting point for Marine, Transport & Energy sector in Cyprus”, will be a platform of discussion between government and EU officials,  local authorities, international organizations…

Cyprus Flag Administration permits the use of electronic Oil Record Book eORB

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping (DMS) announced it has provided permission for the use of electronic oil record books (eORB) onboard Cyprus-flagged vessels. Under MARPOL regulations, oil tankers of 150 gross tonnes or more are required to maintain Oil Record Book Parts I and II for cargo or ballast operations, while all ships…

Turkey False claims on Cyprus exclusive economic zone (EEZ)

The key international convention that establishes sovereignty over territorial seas, and rights in continental shelves and exclusive economic zones (EEZ), is the United Nations law of the seas, UNCLOS. It provides a legal framework for the signatory countries for ownership rights and jurisdiction concerning these areas. The legal framework covers, among others, rights to natural…

Vacancy announced for the Director of Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping (DMS). Κενή θέση Διευθυντή Τμήματος Εμπορικής Ναυτιλίας

The Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping (DMS) has announced an open Vacancy for the role of Director for the DMS. As the applicants must be Cyprus citizens, the relevant job description and related requirements are given in the Greek language as follows. The position was vacant after Mr Andreas Chrysostomou left the Cyprus DMS for the position…

Cyprus DMS consolidated instructions and Guidelines applicable to Private Ship Security Companies

The Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping (DMS), has issued consolidated instructions and Guidelines applicable to Private Ship Security Companies via a new Circular. The content of this Circular intends to provide guidance on several requirements of the Law, and is applicable in cases of submission of an initial application, a supplementary submission after an examination by the Competent Authority,…