Home  /  Media  /  Press Releases - Maritime Cyprus 2017

Press Releases

BSM supports Maritime Cyprus 2017 for another year

A strong supporter from 1989 of the internationally renowned bi-yearly exhibition “Maritime Cyprus”, BSM was this year for the 15th time present as an exhibitor.

The theme of this year's conference was Shipping: "Yesterday's World, Tomorrow's Today". Held from 9-11 October in Limassol, it attracted distinguished speakers and over 850 shipping personalities from 35 countries globally. Main topics included the future of shipping strategy and Smart Shipping.

The impressive exhibition stand of BSM was visited by the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Mr. Marios Demetriades, the General Secretary of the International Maritime Organization, Mr. Kitack Lim, European Commissioner on Transport, Mrs. Violeta Bulc, high-level representatives from the shipping industry, members of BSM’s key management, customers, partners as well as local and international media.

Given the occasion of "Maritime Cyprus", BSM hosted a hospitality event on October 9 at the Epsilon Restaurant on the new marina, participated by over 200 guests, including customers, business partners, distinguished personalities from the shipping industry, high officials from the Department of Merchant Shipping of Cyprus, the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, the Cyprus Union of Shipowners, representatives from shipping companies as well as employees.

The reception was addressed by Robin Thuillier and Capt. Norbert Aschmann, followed by a lovely performance of the female electric string quartet Fortissimo.

Watch Video