The Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM) proposed a program that will enable the delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations to seafarers, keeping in mind that the logistics of a vaccination are dealing with many barriers.
Amid the crew change crisis within shipping industry, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry issued a marine circular to better explain under which conditions crew change operations are allowed.
The Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM) launched a number of green incentives to reward vessels that are in line with the industry’s decarbonization goal, reducing the annual tax by up to 30% for each vessel that implements measures to reduce its environmental impact.
The Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) expressed its concern over the continuing piracy at the Gulf of Guinea, stressing that despite the efforts being made by the whole industry the situation remains dangerous for ships sailing there.
Amid the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister,Vasilis Demetriades noted that the region is working towards new technology initiatives.
The Cyprus Shipping Chamber joined the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) in efforts to eradicate corruption in the shipping sector.
In an effort to enhance the transition to a zero carbon future, Cyprus is focusing on a series of green incentives, deputy shipping ministry announced amid World Maritime Day.
The Cyprus Shipping Chamber expressed its disappointment that Governments delay the process of finding a solution on crew changes and repatriation.
Following the piracy incidents in the Gulf of Guinea, the Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) expressed its concern at the the ineffectiveness of the international community to address the continuing piracy crisis.
Amid a growing discussion on the need for states to enable crew changes and protect seafarers’ rights during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM) officially announced a new process to facilitate crew changes, which are now possible under certain conditions.
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