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


"Γε' Νέο Επιχειρείν" - Shipping Business Award

Oct 15, 2021

It is with great pleasure to announce that on the 13th of October, Mr. Costas Dias Economou, Director in one of the founding Company Members of Cyprus Shipping Association, has been awarded as the best young man of our local shipping industry in 2021, in an event held under the auspices of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the Presidential Palace. Mr. Costas Dias Economou has been very active this year, working hard in charge...


National Strategy for Cyprus Shipping

Oct 13, 2021

The Shipping Deputy Minister on the 12th of October 2021, presented to the local Shipping & Maritime community, in an event that took place at Carob Mill in Limassol, the updated National Strategy of Cyprus Shipping. The Strategy is based on three main pillars which form the word SEA: Sustainability, Extrovert and Adaptability and includes a number of 35 actions and goals to be implemented within a specific timeframe. Shipping itself...


5th Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum

Jun 07, 2021

Capital Link is hosting the 5th Annual Cyprus Shipping Forum-a digital conference-scheduled to be held on the 17th of June 20201, under the auspices of the Republic of Cyprus and the Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister to the President. This year’s Forum titled: “Cyprus Shipping – At the Forefront of Industry Developments | Enhancing Competitiveness In a Fast Changing World”, is duly supported by the Cyprus Shipping Association....


Ανακοίνωση για Πρωτόκολλο κρουαζιέρας στην Κύπρο

May 08, 2021

Με την πρωτοβουλία του Υπουργείου Μεταφορών, Επικοινωνιών & Έργων, την πλήρη συνδρομή του Συνδέσμου Ναυτικών Πρακτόρων και την συνεργασία των εμπλεκόμενων κρατικών και ιδιωτικών φορέων, έχει ετοιμαστεί ειδικό Πρωτόκολλο με σκοπό την επανεκκίνηση του κλάδου των κρουαζιέρων και της επιβατικής κίνησης μέσω των Κυπριακών Λιμανιών -ενός κλάδου ο οποίος μέχρι σήμερα βρισκόταν σε πλήρη αναστολή εργασιών, με όλες τις αρνητικές συνέπειες για την...


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...



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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