(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Cyprus Deputy Ministry of Shipping will be headed now by Mr Vasilis Demetriades.
Mr Demetriades is the National Expert on maritime policy issues at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport.
Naturally the Cyprus Flag Administration will be under his responsibility.
The new Shipping Minister, has served in the as Head of EU Affairs Unit in the Cyprus Ministry of Communications and works and as Maritime affairs counselor at the Permanent Representation of Cyprus to the EU in Brussels.
It is important to note that Mr. Demetriades has worked very constructively and closely with the Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) in providing valuable assistance on various milestones for Cyprus Shipping, such as the approval of the Cyprus Shipping Taxation Framework by the European Commission.
We wish him all the best for his new endeavor.