MSM joins forces with Mauritius Shipping Corporation

It is with great pleasure we announce that Mastermind Shipmanagement Ltd. have reached a shipping agreement with the Government of Mauritius, where part of the agreement is to run their inter-island cargo operations as from January 2019. For this purpose MSM have purchased a dedicated vessel which will fly the Cyprus Flag, although it will [...]

2018-10-19T10:14:49+00:00October 11th, 2018|

BIMCO joins forces with Shipdex to push digitalisation of data

BIMCO and Shipdex TM ( have signed an agreement to support the development and exchange of technical and logistic data across the shipping community, and to include BIMCO as an executive member of Shipdex TM steering committee. The agreement was signed at BIMCO Head office, Copenhagen by Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO Deputy Secretary General and [...]

2018-08-21T09:20:15+00:00July 17th, 2017|

Lifting of Iran sanctions offers Cyprus opportunities, requires caution

The decision by world powers to lift sanctions against Iran after the isolated South Asian country complied with the terms of a July nuclear deal, offers Cyprus important opportunities which the island has to cautiously exploit. The shipping sector, also affected by the sanctions as the prevented companies from selling naval equipment and other related [...]

2018-08-21T09:13:59+00:00January 20th, 2016|

CASCADe Press Release

The three-year, EU-funded project CASCADe has been completed in December 2015. Its main focus was to improve communication and cooperation within a ship bridge team by optimising the bridge design and by developing new ways in which information is shared and displayed. The project involved seven partners from five European countries. Drawing directly from the [...]

2018-08-21T09:12:32+00:00December 16th, 2015|

Fitch Affirms Cyprus’ Positive Economic Outlook

Following recent developments in the island's implementation of its economic adjustment programme, international credit rating agency Fitch has affirmed that Cyprus is no longer assumed to require its entire €10 billion bail-out international aid. The comments came in the context of the agency's latest affirmation of Cyprus' long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings [...]

2018-08-21T09:09:22+00:00June 17th, 2015|

We have opened a new office in Montenegro

Mastermind Shipmanagement Ltd aims to establish offices and to offer service where our customers need us. We are now expanding further and have opened a new office in Kotor, Montenegro. We have customers who for some time have been in need of our services in this region. As a result of this we have now [...]

2018-08-21T09:07:03+00:00June 2nd, 2015|

MSM Welcome UK Pandi Club

We here at Mastermind Shipmanagement are pleased to welcome one of the oldest P&I Club's in the world to the family, namely UK Pandi Club. We here at Mastermind Shipmanagement are pleased to welcome one of the oldest P&I Club's in the world to the family, namely UK Pandi Club. When interviewed for MSM's Newsletter [...]

2018-08-21T09:05:32+00:00May 2nd, 2015|

MSM Makes Use of OCIMF Recommendations on Seafarers’ Work Hour Rules by Utilising ISF Watchkeeper 3.3

Following the good developments of the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF), whose members charter tanker vessels, Mastermind Shipmanagement (MSM) has decided to make use of their published new ‘Recommendations Relating to Requirements Governing Seafarers’ Hours of Work and Rest’ The OCIMF Recommendations set out minimum expectations which it is hoped shipping companies will [...]

2018-08-21T08:58:13+00:00August 6th, 2013|

CASCADe Press Release – New R&D Project to Help Enhance Maritime Safety

A new three year European Research Project, part funded by the EU has been launched to help increase safety on-board vessels. CASCADe, (model-based Cooperative and Adaptive Ship-based Context Aware Design) aims to address the lack of symbiosis which exists between current bridge design, operational procedures and the end user. In the maritime environment there is [...]

2018-08-21T08:56:38+00:00May 28th, 2013|