12° Nicosia,
21 July, 2024

Shipping Deputy Ministry finds a new home at historic Nemitsa factory

Revolutionizing maritime operations in the heart of Limassol with a modern hub at the iconic Nemitsa site

Andreas Karamitas

The Shipping Deputy Ministry of Cyprus is set to revamp its operational landscape with a state-of-the-art facility in Limassol. Following the Council of Ministers' approval to repurpose the former Nemitsa factory site, this strategic move aims to centralize operations for enhanced efficiency and collaboration among 160 staff. The initiative aligns with sustainability goals, envisioning energy self-sufficiency and compliance with green standards.

Deputy Minister Marina Hadjimanoli advocates for a conference center within the new facility, catering to broader civic needs. Minister Vafiadis supports the idea, emphasizing alignment with the city's growth. Preliminary talks explore a conference center accommodating over 2000 delegates.

Addressing chronic challenges, the project seeks to consolidate dispersed staff, currently across three locations. The existing main building, the Athini Building, proves outdated and spatially inadequate. Previous attempts to relocate faced hurdles, but the determination to create a centralized, modern workspace persists.

Executives laud the move, anticipating a cohesive and connected working environment. The modern approach leverages technology for effective communication, recognizing evolving workplace dynamics. As the architectural design nears completion by 2024, the Deputy Ministry's vision reflects a commitment to a contemporary, technologically adept workspace, aligning with broader sustainability goals.

[This article was translated from its Greek original and edited for brevity and clarity]

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