Cyprus Ship Registry:New Regulations for Pleasure Yachts under 24m

The Department of Merchant Shipping (the “DMS”) is currently in the process of drafting new Law and Regulations with regards to pleasure yachts below 24m. This is noteworthy since the current Law has been in force for 25 years, since 1992, whereas the Regulations have been in place for 18 years, since 1995. As mentioned,…

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Maritime Cyprus 2017

The “Maritime Cyprus 2017” Conference to be held in Limassol, Cyprus, between the 8th‑11th of October 2017, is a biennial international shipping conference, organised by the Ministry of Communications and Works and the Department of Merchant Shipping in cooperation with the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and the Cyprus Union of Shipowners. The event is internationally recognised…

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This year, the Monaco Yacht Show will be held from the 27th  to the 30th  of September. Like each year, the MYS welcomes the world’s most extraordinary superyachts and the most respected shipyards in an exhibition which cannot be missed. Our team shall be attending the Show from 27-29 September. Should you have any enquiries, or wish…

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Chartering of pleasure yachts in Greece

Law 4256/2014 on “Touristic Yachts and other provisions” abolished the requirement commercial pleasure yachts were previously under in order to hold a valid Greek charter license which was for any charter to start and end in Greece and instead replaced it with the obligation to register with a special online “Registry of Touristic Yachts and…

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Procedures for the Issuance of Belize Endorsement Certificates

IMMARBE has issued a new Circular on the 17th May 2017 in reference to the issuance of new certificates for seafarers namely: Certificate of Receipt of Application, CRA (with new template), Endorsement Certificate (COE), Certificate of Receipt of Application for Tankers (CRAT) (certain ships)/(with new template) and Endorsement Certificate for Special Training (EST) required for…

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