Tag: Cyprus

  • EU & Cyprus Protest as Second Turkish Ship Plans to Drill Off Island

    July 08: A Turkish ship planning to drill for oil and gas close to Cyprus dropped anchor off the island on Monday, triggering a strong protest from Nicosia and a […]

  • Registration Open for CYPnaval Conference 2019 – October 02 in Cyprus

    October 02: Now in its third year, CYPnaval Conference is taking place this year on October 02 in Cyprus. The event aims to raise awareness, provide specific expertise, enable cooperation […]

  • Limassol Port’s Trailer Truck Drivers Strike

    April 04: Trailer truck drivers that transfer containers to and from Limassol port went on a warning strike on Thursday arguing that the port’s operators cause delays in servicing them. […]

  • Four Arrested After 100kg of Cannabis Uncovered at Limassol Port

    March 18: Four persons were arrested on Monday in connection with the discovery of a large quantity of cannabis, reportedly 100 kilogrammes, in a container that arrived at Limassol port. […]

  • Med gas field spat

    President Erdoğan says he will not let natural reserves be exploited by Greek Cypriots. Turkey to send drill ship to contested gas field off Cyprus Helena Smith A showdown over […]

  • O&G in the Med

    O&G finds could spark conflict. Tempers flare over gas exploration in Mediterranean Metin Gurcan Turkey’s confrontation with an Italian drilling ship in the eastern Mediterranean Sea could quickly reach crisis proportions. As […]

  • New patrol boat for Cyprus

    Boost for Navy with Israeli-built patrol boat. Arrival of Cyprus’ first offshore patrol vessel Cyprus’ first offshore patrol vessel (OPV) which was built in Israel had arrived at Larnaca port, […]

  • Med maritime security

    Cyprus, Egypt, Greece agree to bolster maritime security MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS The defense ministers of Cyprus, Egypt and Greece agreed Thursday to step up cooperation in combating drug, weapons and people […]

  • Kidnapped crew make contact

    Crew kidnapped from Szafir on November 27th. We’re Safe, Kidnapped Polish Sailors Tell Families By Samson Echenim The five kidnapped sailors of the Polish cargo ship, Szafir, have contacted their […]

  • Nigeria orders crew rescue

    Szafir attacked and crew abducted off Nigeria on November 27th. Nigeria orders rescue of abducted crew of Polish Vessel by pirates Mr Haruna Jauro, acting Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and […]