news | 14 June 2018

Cyprus at Posidonia 2018 International Shipping Exhibition

Cyprus recently participated in the one of the biggest Shipping Exhibitions, “Posidonia International Shipping” in Athens, Greece. Almost 2,000 exhibitors and over 20,000 visitors from around the globe attended the event on 4-8 June 2018.

According to a recent press release, “Cyprus participated with its own pavilion, together with distinguished guests and professionals covering the whole spectrum of the Cyprus Shipping industry”.

The Cyprus national pavilion was operated under the coordination of the Deputy Ministry of Shipping (DMS), while the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency, were co-exhibitors.

A dedicated team of Deputy Ministry officials provided information and guidance to visitors throughout the duration of the exhibition. The pavilion offered information on the Cyprus maritime group industry, including the full-range of support and services offered by the DMS, registration of ships under the Cyprus flag, the Cyprus Tonnage Tax System and all of the advantages the island has to offer. To read more on the benefits that the Cyprus shipping sector has to offer please read more on our website on the following link:

Cyprus’ participation was dynamic and upgraded, as the presence of the Deputy Minister of Shipping, Ms. Natasa Pilides, indicated the active support of the government in the shipping sector. Ms. Pilides met with European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, Violeta Bulc as well as with other officials.

The DMS has been recently established with premises in Limassol, Cyprus. It operates with administrative autonomy and has the first say in drawing up the national shipping strategy for the further development of the sector. Moreover, it has the means to implement the national strategy and legislation and it will be responsible for promoting investment in the shipping sector. To read the full article on the DMS, click here.

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