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Limassol

Limassol is a port in south of the Eastern Mediterranean island state of Cyprus. Limassol port is now the principal seaport of the island. Most of the island’s cargo is also handled in this port. In the year 2000, 3,589,000 tonnes of cargo were handled whilst there were roughly 1 million passenger arrival and departures. Over 50 international cruise liners include Cyprus in their Mediterranean Sea routes resulting in much of the passenger traffic. The port’s multi-purpose terminal is operated by DP World Limassol.

Greece, Cyprus ferry link starts in May

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) April 11, 2024 – For the third year in a row, the ferry service between Cyprus and Greece will start on May 29 and operate...

Work to resume on the LNG Vasilikos facility, Cyprus

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) March 27, 2024 – Despite delays, the government aims to complete construction of the liquified natural gas (LNG) terminal...

Island Petroleum acquires bunker vessel in the port of Limassol

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – Island Petroleum has acquired a bunker vessel to support its fleet in the port of Limassol. The...

Cyprus receives FSRU from China

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 18, 2024 – The Cypriot floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Etyfa Prometheas has been delivered by...

Limassol’s Vassiliko terminal expansion

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 3, 2024 – A revised plan for the expansion of Terminal 2 (Vasiliko, Vassiliko) in southern Cyprus’...

Floating port off Gaza for aid via Limassol

Paris, France (PortSEurope) November 10, 2023 – A maritime corridor to help deliver more aid by sea to the Gaza Strip from Cyprus’ main Mediterranean...

China completes Cyprus FSRU conversion

Limassol, Cyprus (PortSEurope) July 24, 2023 – Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry has reported that said conversion work on the FSRU has been completed....

EUROGATE Container Terminal Limassol reports TEU fall in Q1 2023

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) May 30, 2023 – EUROGATE Container Terminal Limassol has reported TEU traffic of 81,982 TEU in the first quarter of 2023,...

EUROKAI sees TEU handling down over 16% in Q1 2023

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) May 17, 2023 – In the first quarter of 2023 the container terminals in the EUROKAI Group saw an overall decline in...

Cyprus calls for ‘EU shipping commission’

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) May 10, 2023 – Speaking at the Cyprus Shipping Chamber’s annual general meeting, Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides...

Greece ferry to visit Larnaca as well as Limassol

Limassol, Cyprus (PortSEurope) March 9, 2023 – The Greece ferry service will visit Larnaca as well as Limassol. Scandro Holding Ltd’s Daleela ship will...

DP World Limassol celebrates six-year anniversary

Limassol, Cyprus, 17 February 2023: Celebrating six successful years as operator of the multi-purpose and cruise terminals, DP World Limassol remains...

Royal Caribbean Group to open office in Limassol, Cyprus

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 24, 2023 – Royal Caribbean Group, a leading global cruise company, has announced plans to open an office in...

Eurokai sees slight fall in container traffic in Q3 2022

Hamburg, Germany (PortSEurope) November 9, 2022 – In January-September 2022, the container terminals of the EUROKAI Group saw a slight overall decline in...

Decarbonization discussions continue at Maritime Cyprus 2022 conference

DECARBONIZATION DISCUSSIONS CONTINUE IN LIMASSOL FOR THE MARITIME CYPRUS 2022 CONFERENCE Highlights from panel discussions on day two of the conference CYPRUS,...

Powerful international shipping personalities meet for Maritime Cyprus 2022 conference

POWERFUL INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING PERSONALITIES MEET IN LIMASSOL FOR THE MARITIMECYPRUS 2022 CONFERENCE Highlights from day one of the conference emphasize the...

EUROKAI terminals see container throughout down in H1 2022

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) September 30, 2022 – The EUROKAI Group, which includes CONTSHIP, reported an overall fall of -14% in container (TEU)...

Piraeus-Limassol ferry service resumes after 21 years

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) June 20, 2022 – Scandro Holding has started a regular ferry service travelling between the Greek port of Piraeus and...

DP World Limassol aims to restore Cyprus’ leading role in cruise sector

Limassol Port operator DP World Limassol aims to re-establish Cyprus as the leading cruise hub in the Eastern Mediterranean, a role the island held...

Eurogate Limassol agrees to lower fees at port

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) May 27, 2022 – The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works has announced an agreement with EUROGATE Container...

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