Cyprus Ship Registry: Updates on precautions for mariners in relation to Coronavirus “COVID-19”

Further to Circular 03/2020, the Shipping Deputy Ministry has issued Circular 05/2020 informing the registered owners, charterers, shipmanagers and representative of ships flying the Cyprus flag of the following new Circular Letters issued by the International Maritime Organization (IMO): (i) IMO Circular Letter No.4204/Add.2 of 21 February 2020 containing the “Joint Statement of the IMO-

Coronavirus “COVID-19”: Steps taken by the Cyprus Ship Registry and the Cyprus Companies Registry to assist businesses

Cyprus Ship Registry – Extension of Time for Payment of Tonnage Tax and Annual Maintenance Fee: It has been announced that the CyprusShipping Deputy Ministry, in an effort to support shipping companies and owners of Cyprus ships and to enable them to address the difficulties encountered due to the wide spread of the coronavirus outbreak,

The EU and the coronavirus pandemic

On 11 March 2020 the U.S. President Donald Trump stunned the European leaders by announcing a 30 day ban of any air travel from 26 Schengen countries because as he said, “the EU failed to take the same precautions as the U.S. and restrict travel from China”. No EU affairs connoisseur was surprised by the

EU establishes Coronavirus response team

President Ursula von der Leyen has announced the creation of an EU coronavirus response team to coordinate the actions of the EU and member states in response to the current pandemic.  The team is comprised of eight specialist European Commissioners who are currently responsible for the policies most affected by the outbreak.  Their role is

COVID – 19 issues? Elias Neocleous & Co LLC is ready to help!

We would like to inform you that we have introduced a dedicated online portal for issues specifically related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The portal may be accessed from our main website and it contains regularly updated legal guidance on areas of the law which are directly impacted by current events.   Its content is created


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