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Meeting at the crossroads

EVERY two years, the shipping industry descends on the Mediterranean island state of Cyprus for Maritime Cyprus. Another successful event is forecast for this year. Maritime Cyprus 1999 will be held in Limassol, from October 3 to October 6. Glafcos Clerides, president of the Republic of Cyprus, will officially open the event. Keynote addresses this year will be delivered by...

Maritime Cyprus

IT has been said that there are more ships managed from Limassol than from any other place in the world. In fact, the members of the Cyprus Shipping Council, most of whom are based in Limassol, manage as many as 1,300 vessels with a total of 21 million gross tons. So why do all these shipowners and shipmanagers flock to Cyprus? Perhaps the first reason is the favourable fiscal...

Adding value - Recently launched a programme

LEGAL and other professional fees in connection with claims represent one of the most significant outgoings for mutual clubs. This is only to be expected, as exceptional levels of claims service and advice to members are key factors by which the mutuals differ from commercial market underwriters. The managers of the clubs, however, are responsible, on behalf of the members, to...