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1. Ministry probes public works tenders from 10 years ago

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ministry-probes-public-works-tenders-from-10-years-ago

A report by Apostolos Tomaras in this Sunday's Kathimerini delves into how Cyprus is grappling with significant issues in its public construction projects, like the renovation of Larnaca's port, which have faced major delays and complications....

2. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

3. Cyprus and Montenegro sign maritime cooperation agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-montenegro-sign-maritime-cooperation-agreement

Cyprus and Montenegro have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to mutually recognize the certificates of competency for merchant ship officers issued by both countries. ...

4. 900 tourists in Cyprus affected by FTI Group bankruptcy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/900-tourists-in-cyprus-affected-by-fti-group-bankruptcy

Around 900 tourists who purchased travel packages from the German-based FTI Group, which has recently filed for bankruptcy, are currently in Cyprus, Deputy Minister of Tourism Kostas Koumis said Tuesday....

5. Turkey to map marine parks in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-map-marine-parks-in-the-aegean

Turkey has announced its own initiative to map marine parks in the Aegean Sea, a move seen as retaliatory against Greece, according to an analysis in the Daily Sabah......

6. ''Restoration of Larnaca port project could take years,'' says transport minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restoration-of-larnaca-port-project-could-take-years-says-transport-minister

The initial steps toward determining the future of Larnaca's port and marina will commence this afternoon as the Minister of Transport......

7. Government prioritizes cross-border electricity links at EU council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-prioritizes-cross-border-electricity-links-at-eu-council

Electricity interconnection with third countries is a constant priority for Cyprus, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry......

8. Vafeades confirms Qatar’s interest in Larnaca Marina development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vafeades-confirms-qatar-s-interest-in-larnaca-marina-development

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades announced on Thursday that Qatar and other international investors have shown interest in the development of Larnaca Port and Marina. ...

9. Larnaca port workers to transition with new management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-port-workers-to-transition-with-new-management

The government, alongside port and marina workers' representatives, have struck a deal, announced Minister of Labour Yiannis Panayiotou......

10. President stresses urgency on Larnaca development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-stresses-urgency-on-larnaca-development

Τhe President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, has urged ministers on Wednesday to move quickly, referring to the issue that arose with Larnaca port and the marina project....

11. Government seeks new investor for Larnaca port

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-seeks-new-investor-for-larnaca-port

After prolonged negotiations, the government has reached a resolution with the consortium tasked with revamping the port and marina of Larnaca......

12. Vafeadis: ''Government had no choice but to terminate the contract''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vafeadis-government-had-no-choice-but-to-terminate-the-contract

In a significant announcement, Cyprus’ Minister of Transport, Communications, and Works, Alexis Vafeades, declared that the government had no choice but to terminate the contract with Kition Ocean Holdings Ltd, tasked with the redevelopment and operation of the Larnaca Port and Marina area....

13. Gaps in scooter legislation spark safety concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaps-in-scooter-legislation-spark-safety-concerns

In the aftermath of a recent accident involving a journalist and an electric scooter, safety concerns regarding these vehicles are under scrutiny....

14. Qatari Emir and Cyprus president discuss investment prospects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatari-emir-and-cyprus-president-discuss-investment-prospects

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, and the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, have expressed their mutual commitment to enhancing bilateral relations during the Emir's first official visit to Cyprus....

15. ''Government'' moves to license casino at controversial airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-moves-to-license-casino-at-controversial-airport

The ''government'' in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus is reportedly moving forward with plans to grant a ''license to operate'' a casino within the controversial Tympou airport, according to the local newspaper Avroupa....

16. Contract for Larnaca port and marina upgrade terminated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/contract-for-larnaca-port-and-marina-upgrade-terminated

The redevelopment contract for the port and marina of Larnaca has been officially terminated, effective immediately as of 8:30 a.m. on May 27, according to a report by Apostolos Tomaras....

17. Turkish Cypriot leader's Australian diplomatic debut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-leader-s-australian-diplomatic-debut-shadows-population-data-discrepancy

Ersin Tatar, the first Turkish Cypriot leader to visit Australia, made headlines as he embarked on a significant diplomatic mission. Reports from the "presidency" reveal that Tatar recently toured the country, marking a pivotal moment in Turkish Cypriot-Australian relations....

18. Funeral plans set for Raisi and officials after helicopter crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/funeral-plans-set-for-raisi-and-officials-after-helicopter-crash

Funeral ceremonies are set to begin on Tuesday for the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi following his death in a helicopter crash, as authorities probe what caused the aircraft to smash into the side of a remote mountainside during foggy weather on Sunday morning....

19. Limassol hosts inaugural Propeller Club event

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-hosts-inaugural-propeller-club-event

The first Propeller Club event in Limassol convened shipping industry executives and institutional officials, marking a significant milestone in maritime cooperation....

20. Minister implements new measures to address traffic light malfunctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-implements-new-measures-to-address-traffic-light-malfunctions

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeadis announced new measures to address malfunctions in traffic light systems equipped with light detection technology. Speaking on the ''DIASPORA NEWS'' program, ...

21. Seven weeks after bridge incident, crew still trapped on Baltimore ship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-weeks-after-bridge-incident-crew-still-trapped-on-baltimore-ship

As a controlled explosion rocked the Dali on Monday, nearly two dozen sailors remained on board, below deck in the massive ship's hull....

22. Kition Ocean Holdings accused of delaying Larnaca port upgrade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kition-ocean-holdings-accused-of-delaying-larnaca-port-upgrade

Stagnation has been observed on the government and company front regarding the redevelopment of the port and marina in Larnaca....

23. Cypriot maritime leader honored with IMO Gender Equality Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-maritime-leader-honored-with-imo-gender-equality-award

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou has been honored with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Gender Equality Award for her outstanding contributions to promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in the maritime industry. ...

24. Hadjimanoli: ''We hope to expand into the Asian market''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hadjimanoli-we-hope-to-expand-into-the-asian-market

Marina Hadjimanoli stepped into her role as Deputy Minister of Shipping amidst a period of upheaval, with the shipping sector grappling with various challenges including geopolitical conflicts and safeguarding supply chains against potential terrorist threats targeting merchant vessels....

25. Transport Minister confirms Nicosia ring road on track for June 16 completion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-confirms-nicosia-ring-road-on-track-for-june-16-completion

Transport, Communications, and Works Minister Alexis Vafeadis announced on Wednesday that the Nicosia peripheral motorway project is set to be completed by June 16, 2024, ...

26. Labour minister's intervention prompts port employees to end strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labour-minister-s-intervention-prompts-port-employees-to-end-strike

The Minister of Transport's diligent efforts to resolve the crisis among employees in the Operational Department of the Port of Larnaca have evidently yielded promising results....

27. Cargo plane narrowly avoids major disaster in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cargo-plane-narrowly-avoids-major-disaster-in-turkey

A Boeing 767 cargo plane has narrowly avoided a crash landing after its front landing gear failed. ...

28. UAE sends 400 tons of food aid to Gaza via Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uae-sends-400-tons-of-food-aid-to-gaza-via-cyprus

In a statement, the UAE Foreign Ministry disclosed its collaboration with the American Near East Refugee Aid (Anera) to intensify humanitarian support for Gaza's populace and tackle the prevailing crisis....

29. Pollution problems plague Cyprus ports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pollution-problems-plague-cyprus-ports

Ports are under scrutiny for violations including changing ballast water without proper consent, leading to significant air pollution and discharge of solid waste. ...

30. Larnaca Port project faces uncertainty amid contractual dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-port-project-faces-uncertainty-amid-contractual-dispute

Investment tensions in Larnaca's port project have reignited following a failed attempt to bridge differences between stakeholders, leaving a crucial guarantee expired and the project's fate uncertain....

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