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 and gathers attendees from all over the world who range from shipping executives, owners, managers, to bankers, lawyers, accountants and delegates from other shipping organisations.
The Maritime Cyprus Conference was originally held in 1989 and hence this is the 15th such Conference being held. The aim of the Conference is to operate as a forum where current issues of fundamental importance in the industry and forthcoming changes are discussed. The main theme for the 2017 Maritime Conference is Shipping: Yesterday’s World, Tomorrow’s Today.
The conference will be officially opened by the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades. Distinguished guests such as, the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization, the Commissioner in charge of Transport of the European Commission and other personalities of the International Shipping scene will address the conference.