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Shipping at the spotlight of terrorism

July 2019 - Transport. Legal Developments by Michael Kyprianou & Co.

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Is terrorism the new norm for shipping?

THE STORY

On the 13/06/2019, two oil tankers were victim to what has been described as ‚Äúsabotage‚ÄĚ attacks in the Gulf of Oman, leaving one ablaze and both adrift. Following, a similar incident involving four tankers, which took place one month ago, on the 12th of May, 2019.

Stelios Americanos & Co LLC Shipping Practice

March 2019 - Transport. Legal Developments by Stelios Americanos & Co.

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The Cyprus flag has had unprecedented success in the last few years, rising to a position of prominence in world shipping.

Shipping is dominant in Cyprus due to the country‚Äôs excellent geographical position, the significant number of bilateral treaties for the avoidance of double taxation concluded by Cyprus and the favourable taxation regime which has been maintained even after the accession to the European Union. 

WORLD SHIPPING LAW FORUM, ATHENS JANUARY 2019

February 2019 - Transport. Legal Developments by Stelios Americanos & Co.

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Stelios Americanos & Co LLC, participated in WORLD SHIPPING LAW FORUM in Athens that has taken place on the 25th January 2019. The conference took place at N.J.V. Athens Plaza.

Cyprus Shipping Industry : Business as usual. Why despite recent events Cyprus remains an internatio

May 2013 - Transport. Legal Developments by Michael Kyprianou & Co.

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Cyprus is the third most populated island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Traditionally Cyprus has always been at the heart of the seafaring trade and therefore always functioned as an important centre for trade and commerce. Today as a member of the European Union it remains an optimal business base. It is one of the most attractive locations for foreign investments worldwide. Foreign companies have been given the opportunity to invest and establish business in Cyprus on equal terms with local investors as no distinction is made between foreign and Cypriot companies.

YACHT SCHEME FOR CYPRUS COMPANIES WITH SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VAT UP TO 80%

March 2012 - Transport. Legal Developments by Stelios Americanos & Co.

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As per the previous VAT regulations in Cyprus yacht purchase and yacht leasing was subject to full rate of VAT at 17%. A lot of questions were raised justifiably when the yacht was not actually used within Cyprus and EU territorial waters.

Maritime Law in Cyprus

January 2011 - Transport. Legal Developments by Michael Kyprianou & Co.

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Maritime law is also known as Admiralty or Shipping law and it is defined as the body of law which deals with offences related to maritime activities or matters that are maritime in character such as maritime commerce, navigation, transportation of goods and passangers by sea, shipping sailors and the relationship between those who operate vessels on the oceans.

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