The world’s reliance on shipping and its seafarers has been brought into sharp focus by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Seafarers are resilient people, able to draw on their already well-developed mental strength. Nevertheless Covid-19 presents a new danger and has created significant difficulties in relation to tours of duty and crew changes. These films examines [...]
The world is facing an unprecedented challenge with the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The outpouring of global solidarity however, gives us hope that out of this tragedy comes an opportunity to build a better world. Mastermind Shipmanagement has donated 45 pieces of high-spec medical uniforms and shoes to the Limassol General Hospital Intensive [...]
The Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM) has announced that Cyprus is no longer part of the Targeted Flag List of the USCG in relation to the safety performance of flag administrations
The three-year average detention ratio of Cyprus for the period 2017-2019 was 0.96% compared to an average USCG ratio of 1.08%. This enhanced track record is the result of a comprehensive National Shipping Strategy which the Shipping Deputy Ministry has been implementing in order to cement its position as one of the world’s top flag [...]
Our vessel, MSM Don, received an order on the 29th March from MRCC Las Palmas to deviate from its current course and assist in their rescue operation searching for a boat with migrants. At 1.15 pm (lt) MSM Don managed to locate the boat with 22 migrants onboard and was instructed by MRCC to keep [...]
MSM are proud to welcome MV MCP Paphos and MV MCP Pachna to its fleet. Both vessels were transferred to MSM full management on January 07th, 2020.
The Cyprus Foundation of the Sea held its Inaugural Meeting, on Tuesday, 15 October 2019, at Limassol Municipality Town Hall. During the Inaugural Meeting, the new Board of Directors was elected, consisting of leading personalities from all sectors and stakeholders of the Blue Economy from public, private, academia, civic society, research organizations and financial and [...]
The Maritime Cyprus Conference is organised bi-annually by the Cyprus government and the Cyprus Shipping Chamber. The conference is a well established major international event, which attracts nearly 1000 professionals from approx. 35 countries around the world. Its status gives it a prominent position in the calendar of many shipping executives in the industry, including [...]
Both the EU and the IMO have clear ambitions to reduce GHG (greenhouse gases) emissions from ships, and two similar, but separate regimes have been introduced: EU MRV – EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of CO2 emissions IMO DCS - IMO Data Collection System on fuel consumption Both EU MRV and IMO DCS requirements are [...]
MV Blue Ocean, a general cargo vessel, was transferred to MSM full management on January 25th, 2019. The vessel is scheduled to be trading in Papua New Guinea under its current charter.