CORONAVIRUS – Mental Resilience on Board

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 [...]

2020-05-22T08:03:52+00:00May 22nd, 2020|

MSM Donation to Limassol General Hospital Intensive Care Unit

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 [...]

2020-04-16T08:53:22+00:00April 16th, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-04-14T10:50:30+00:00April 14th, 2020|

Tornado in Italy

Captain Kieca and crew were welcomed by a tornado when approaching Genoa in November 2019. Very impressive pictures!              

2020-06-15T07:03:22+00:00November 8th, 2019|

CSC Press Release – Cyprus Foundation of the Sea Inaugural Meeting

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 [...]

2020-06-02T13:36:22+00:00October 15th, 2019|

Maritime Cyprus 2019 – MSM Party

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 [...]

2020-04-23T09:28:47+00:00October 9th, 2019|


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 [...]

2020-05-08T07:46:14+00:00May 8th, 2019|
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