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Massive delays caused by port overtime ban

16.07.2015
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Port workers refusing to do overtime work is creating financial repercussions and serious delays in servicing ships at Limassol ports, port head George Pouros said on Tuesday.

“All ships are affected. There’s massive delays, less items are loaded and some ships bring less things to unload,” he said.

According to SIDIKEK PEO union member George Epaminondas “there are delays affecting about 20 to 25 per cent of the ships.”

In collaboration with other involved unions – DEOK, SYALK and SYPALK – they will hold a meeting on Wednesday to discuss whether to go ahead with a 24 hour strike scheduled for […]

70 EoIs for Limassol port management

22.06.2015
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More than 70 firms have so far expressed an interest to bid for one or all three concessions of the privatisation of services at Limassol port, the island’s main port of call that accounts for 80% of passenger traffic and 70% of all commercial activity.

The tender document for the privatisation was published a week ago on the government’s e-procurement website www.eprocurement.gov.cywith the deadline set for midnight, August 12. Expressions of Interest must be submitted by July 17.
The contract notice concerns three potential opportunities for a services concession for the Container […]

Cyprus to seek commercial operator for Limassol port

15.06.2015
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Cyprus will invite expressions of interest by the end of this week for the commercial development of Limassol port, the island’s main port on the southern coast, the transport ministry said on Monday.

Authorities said three long-term contracts would be available for commercial operation of container facilities, a multipurpose terminal which includes passenger facilities, and sea services.

The transport ministry said it expected to complete the process by the end of the first quarter in 2016. Rothschilds was advising the Republic on the process, the ministry said.

“Our aim is to bring in experienced port operators who can […]

3 fun facts of aviation industry #1

4.06.2015
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