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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.

DP World Limassol enhances digital infrastructure with zodiac cloud-based operating system

DP World Limassol has implemented a new ZODIAC cloud-based Terminal Operating System (TOS), as part of its efforts to optimise Limassol port’s operations by...

Greece and Cyprus even closer – tender for the ferry connection announced

Giannis Plakiotakis: Greece and Cyprus even closer – The tender for the ferry connection was announced – December 19, 2020 The Minister of Shipping...

New Greek-Cypriot ferry service to be tendered

Limassol, Cyprus (PortSEurope) November 24, 2020 – Cyprus is planning to issue a tender for a sea passenger connection line with Greece in early...

EUROKAI GmbH & Co. KGaA – third quarter container traffic down over 9%

Hamburg, Germany (PortSEurope) November 16, 2020 – EUROKAI GmbH & Co. KGaA has reported third quarter results showing reduced container throughput at...

DP World Limassol: Cruises can boost tourism in rural areas

Throughout the years, tourism has been a major lifeline and a leading employer for communities across Cyprus, keeping their economies afloat – September...

Eurokai Group sees reduced profit and cargo traffic in first half 2020

Hamburg, German (PortSEurope) September 30, 2020 – The Eurokai Group has reported operating earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) down by nearly 70%...

May 2021 deadline for Greece-Cyprus ferry link attainable

Limassol, Cyprus (PortSEurope) September 16, 2020 – Cyprus’ Deputy Minister of Shipping Vassilis Demetriades has said that the goal of establishing a...

DP World Limassol welcomes the Ambassador of Israel

DP World Limassol welcomed the Ambassador of Israel to Cyprus to the New Passenger Terminal – September 10, 2020 The development of the maritime tourism...

France-Cyprus defense cooperation pact takes effect

Limassol, Cyprus (PortSEurope) August 10, 2020 – After three years, a defense cooperation agreement between France and Cyprus, has into come force, the...

EBRD supports decarbonisation of energy sector in Cyprus

The population of Cyprus will benefit from cleaner air and reduced energy costs thanks to the introduction of natural gas to the country, with a project...

BSM launches new Liquid Cargo Simulator Facility in Cyprus

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), has launched a new Liquid Cargo training facility at its Maritime Training Centre in Cyprus – July 16, 2020 This,...

EU approves Greece-Cyprus shipping service

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) July 7, 2020 – The Ministry of Shipping has reported that after months of consultations with the European...

EBRD and EIB to support Cyprus Floating Storage and Regasification Unit

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) July 3, 2020 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is to hire an independent consultant (TESC) to...

€150 million funding approved for introduction of LNG to Cyprus by European Investment Bank

The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB), approved funding of €150 million for the construction of the liquefied natural gas project in...

DP World Limassol unveils new equipment

Eight forklifts and a state-of-the art empty container handler were added to the Company’s fleet – June 15, 2020 In line with its ongoing commitment to...

Bulgaria takes part in Blue Limassol Forum 2020

Bulgaria (Ports Europe) June 10, 2020 – Alexander Alexandrov, General Deputy Director of Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Co., took part in the Blue...

Cyprus opens tender for purchase of specialized consultants / scholars

Ministry of Tourism open tender for the purchase of specialized consultants / scholars – April 3, 2020 As part of the implementation of its strategic...

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