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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.

European ports start project supporting sustainable mobility

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) February 20, 2017 – Representatives of the management of Valencia, Igoumenitsa, Dürres, Kotor and Limassol ports...

Minister claims improvements as Limassol workers plan strike

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) – February 7, 2017 – Following the privatisation of Limassol port last week, the port remains disrupted. Customers...

Cyprus Shipping Association voices concern over Limassol port

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 31, 2017 – The Cyprus Shipping Association has voiced concern over the operation of the Limassol port, after it...

Limassol port privatisation marked by criticism

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 31, 2017 – On January 29, 2017, Dubai’s DP World assumed management of Limassol port as part of the...

DP World takes over management of Limassol port

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 31, 2017 – Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World took over operations at the Port of Limassol, Cyprus,...

Limassol port to close on Friday ahead of takeover

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 28, 2017 – Immediately prior to private companies taking over operations at Limassol port, the port remains...

Limassol port introduces restricted operational hours

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 25, 2017 – Despite expectations that under its new owners Limassol port would operate on a 24-hour basis, port...

Limassol port pilots start strike action

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 12, 2017 – Port pilots at the Cypriot port of Limassol went on strike yesterday following a request to train...

Local stakeholders call for role in Limassol port commercialisation

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) December 27, 2016 – In a press release, the Cyprus Shipping Association (CSA) has called for the new operators to reach...

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