Cyprus is a globally sought after maritime centre. According to the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, Cyprus has the 10th largest merchant fleet worldwide and the 3rd largest fleet in the EU with 1000+ ocean-going vessels totalling 21 million gross tons. The city of Limassol is also considered to be the largest 3rd party shipmanagement centre in the EU and one of the biggest across the globe. Some of the world’s largest shipping related companies have established presence in Cyprus and it is estimated that some 4% of the world’s fleet is managed from the island.
Cyprus is one of the most competitive global shipping centres, renowned for its high quality service delivery, appealing legislative and operational shipping infrastructure, its robust tax system, highly experienced human talent, and its registration fees and taxes. In fact, the country is thought to be one of the most competitive global shipping centres
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At Myrianthous, we have broad experience in several areas of maritime law. Our Admiralty and Shipping lawyers represent shipowners, ship managers, charterers, shipping agents, freight forwarders, shipbroking, and other shipping related companies in all matters concerning shipping and maritime legislation and regulations including:
We also assist companies in all manner of disputes and claims such as and/or relating to: