Provision of High Quality Services by the Shipping Agent

Cargo services

Prosperity and growth of Cyprus as a marine center and a transshipment hub

Strict adherence with high ethical standards

Promoting continuous improvement within the Port & Maritime Industry

Acting as a liaison and representative of all Members


11th Nicosia Economic Congress

Apr 20, 2021

CSA has been duly invited to attend the 11th Nicosia Economic Congress, held digitally on the 20th of April 2021, coordinated by IMH and organized by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The aim of the Congress was to contribute in the creation of long term vision for sustainable development and prosperity in Cyprus, as business leaders of each industry outlined the focal points necessary to achieve sustainable economic growth ,...


Ship Agency in the time of Covid

Jan 13, 2021

During the second week of Jan 2021, esteemed Members of the Cyprus Shipping Association participated in the Ship Agent Committee Plenary webinar, organized by FONASBA. As globally governments are striving towards facing multiple waves of the COVID-19 pandemic and as the newly-formulated vaccines are scarcely distributed amongst nations to protect foremostly essential workers and  vulnerable groups of the population, the Shipping, Port...


Σύσκεψη για λήψη μέτρων ενάντια στην πανδημία

Nov 10, 2020

Σε μια περίοδο όπου η αύξηση των κρουσμάτων COVID-19 καθημερινά είναι πολύ ανησυχητική, ο λιμενεργατικός κλάδος τόσο της Λεμεσού όσο και της Λάρνακας/Βασιλικού - ως και τα πληρώματα των πλοίων διεθνώς - αποτελούν ουσιώδη και αναγκαία υπηρεσία, προβαίνοντας στη φορτοεκφόρτωση των εμπορικών πλοίων που ελλιμενίζονται και διασφαλίζοντας την απρόσκοπτη συνέχιση της λειτουργίας των Λιμένων μας, τα οποία αποτελούν τον θεμέλιο λίθο της οικονομίας...


Briefing of CSA's Members re Vasiliko FSRU

Jul 15, 2020

The Chairman of the Natural Gas Public Company (DEFA) Dr. Symeon Kassianides having kindly accepted CSA's invitation has visited our offices and presented to our Members the recent developments concerning the largest energy project of Cyprus. The Consortium of JV China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co Ltd. and METRON S.A., along with Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd and Wilhelmsen Ship Management Limited have been awarded the...


Crew Changes during COVID-19

Jun 16, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic crew change has been the most crucial obstacle for Ship Operators globally. The essential service seafarers are offering to facilitate the needs of economies in lockdowns  and the detrimental requirement to ensure their health and safety of such workers who have been stuck on board  the vessels for extended periods of time unable to visit their families and beloved ones in order to serve a higher cause, has been...


Υπερβάλλουν εαυτό οι εργαζόμενοι στα λιμάνια

Mar 19, 2020

Υπερβάλλουν εαυτό οι εργαζόμενοι στα Λιμάνια και σε συνδεδεμένες υπηρεσίες για να κρατήσουν ζωντανό το εμπόριο και την ναυτιλία Μέσα στις υφιστάμενες πολύ δύσκολες και πρωτόγνωρες  για τον τομέα της υγείας συνθήκες που περνά η Κύπρος, τα Κυπριακά Λιμάνια (Λεμεσού, Λάρνακας και Βασιλικού) συνεχίζουν να εξυπηρετούν τα πλοία και το εισαγωγικό και εξαγωγικό μας εμπόριο με την λήψη των αναγκαίων μέτρων στην βάση των οδηγιών των Ιατρικών...


Ενδιαφέρον από Αμερικανούς επενδυτές για Λιμάνι Λάρνακας

Jan 20, 2020

Κοινοπραξία της οποίας ηγείται η Αμερικανική Εταιρεία Petrogress, εισηγμένη στο χρηματιστήριο της Νέας Υόρκης, έχει απευθυνθεί επίσημα και με γραπτές δεσμεύσεις προς την Κυβέρνηση, με πρόταση να αναλάβει την ανάπτυξη του λιμανιού και της μαρίνας Λάρνακας, υπό την μορφή μακροχρόνιας μίσθωσης. Η εν λόγω πρόταση, σύμφωνα με το σχετικό άρθρο, εξασφαλίζει στην Δημοκρατία πολλαπλάσια άμεσα έσοδα από τα επικείμενα τα οποία διαπραγματεύεται...


Ασφάλεια & Υγεία

Jan 17, 2020

Στα πλαίσια της αναβάθμισης της ποιότητας των υπηρεσιών που προσφέρει και τις διενέργειες για Πιστοποίηση ISO 45001, η Εταιρεία United Stevedoring Company Ltd, πραγματοποίησε διήμερο σεμινάριο για την Ασφάλεια & Υγεία στον Εργασιακό Χώρο στις 16-17/1/20 , το οποίο παρακολούθησαν οι εργαζόμενοι του λιμενεργατικού κλάδου. Η Εταιρεία έχει προβεί σε μελέτη για τις Εκτιμήσεις Κινδύνου (Risk Assessment-Analysis) κατά τη διάρκεια των...


Συνάντηση με τον Νέο Υπουργό Μεταφορών

Jan 16, 2020

Η Διεύθυνση και το Προεδρείο του Συνδέσμου μας συναντήθηκαν στις 15/1/20 με τον νεοδιορισθέντα Υπουργό Μεταφορών, Επικοινωνιών & Έργων, κ. Γιάννη Καρούσο, καθώς και τον Γενικό Διευθυντή και άλλους Αξιωματούχους του Υπουργείου.  Αφού του ευχήθηκαν κάθε επιτυχία στο έργο που ανέλαβε, οι εκπρόσωποι του Συνδέσμου μας υπέβαλαν και ανέλυσαν στον νέο Υπουργό τα εκκρεμή λιμενικά ζητήματα, εκ των οποίων είναι τα ακόλουθα:  Τα...


Tariffs at Limassol Port are under investigation

Dec 27, 2019

Limassol Port Tariffs Under Investigation The intention of the Ministry of Transport, Communications & Works is to conduct a study for the assessment of the protests of various stakeholders, regarding the tariffs of Limassol Port and their validity. The new formulae for the calculation of the said indexation for the tariffs, was implemented with the privatization of the Port of Limassol, following the 29th of January 2019, as per...



The Cyprus Shipping Association (CSA) was established in 1945, to provide a professional forum for the Shipping Agents of Cyprus. In 1954, following its registration under the provisions of the local Trade Unions Law, the Association became the official body representing the profession of the Shipping Agent in Cyprus. The Members of the Association are the leading and long established Shipping Agencies in the island.

The main aims of the Cyprus Shipping Association are:

  • The provision of high quality services by the Shipping Agent and his strict adherence to high ethical standards promoted by the Association.
  • The protection of the professional rights of its members and the promotion of their common business interests.
  • The prosperity and growth of Cyprus as a maritime centre and a transhipment hub.
  • The originating and promoting of improvements in the ports of Cyprus and in the laws affecting the profession as well as the shipping and port industry of the island and
  • The presentation, promotion and implementation of the views and opinions of the Shipping Agents of Cyprus.

As the spokesman for the Shipping Agents in Cyprus, the Cyprus Shipping Association ensures that its voice is heard on public issues affecting its members and contributing to the solution of all their problems. The Association also acts as liaison, negotiator and representative for its members in their dealings with the Government, the Legislature, the Port Authorities, the Department of Customs, the Business Community, the Trade Unions and all other interested parties.

With the Shipping Agent being actively involved in the operation and marketing of the Cyprus Ports, the Cyprus Shipping Association plays an important role in port affairs, taking part in the formation of policies applied and the solution to problems arising. The Association maintains close links with other local and international professional bodies pursuing common objectives. Its international affiliations include membership of the Federation Of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents (FONASBA), the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) and the the International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association (ICHCA). At local level it is a member of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (C.C.C.I) and the Employers and Industrialists Federation of Cyprus (E.I.F).

The Cyprus Shipping Association further provides its members with a platform for the exchange of professional experiences of common interest and acts as a centre for the collection, evaluation and distribution of information on local and international developments relevant to the profession and the port industry in general. In a day and age of revolutionary changes and of enormous growth in competition, the Association places increased emphasis on the upgrading of the skills of its members and their staff, the technological advancement of their operations and the strategic planning of their activities.



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Annual Meeting CSA 2019

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Annual General Meeting 2018

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