About Us

BSM Cyprus is the island’s first ship management company incorporated in 1972. We are situated at a strategic location in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea at the crossroads of major international shipping routes between Europe, Asia, and Africa to enable global commerce. As a third-party ship management centre, Cyprus is the largest in Europe and among the top three globally. We are proud that since its establishment, BSM’s activities have been instrumental in strengthening Cyprus’ position as a leading maritime cluster.

Our Ship Management Centre (SMC) focuses on safety – at sea and ashore – integrity, transparency and efficiency to achieve operational excellence at the lowest possible operating costs for clients.

We manage different types of vessels such as tankers, containers, bulkers etc. for international ship owners and investors. We deliver safe, reliable, and efficient ship management services through dedicated, highly trained and experienced maritime professionals.

Cyprus offers financial incentives such as the Cyprus Tonnage Tax System which attracts owners to register their ships under the Cyprus flag and establish ship owning, ship management and chartering activities on the island.

Memberships

BSM Cyprus is a member of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, Cyprus Marine Environment Protection Association (CYMEPA), InterManager, International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (Intertanko), Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators (SIGGTO), Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF), Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN).


Services

BSM Cyprus offers comprehensive ship management services such as technical, crew and commercial management to ship owners and investors.

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Quality/ Certification

Quality systems, industry standards and regulatory compliance are at the heart of BSM Cyprus’ offerings. The SMC is dedicated to quality standards and strives to achieve complete reliability throughout every aspect of its business.

BSM Cyprus has a thorough programme of inspections and audits within the organisation to uphold its standards, and its management systems takes into consideration the below in line with industry requirements:

  • Mandatory regulations (National, International, Flag State and Port State)
  • Interested parties
  • Applicable codes, guidelines and industry standards such as;
    • The ISM Code
    • The ISPS Code
    • ISO 9001:2015
    • ISO 14001:2015
    • ISO 45001:2018
    • ISO 27001:2013

MEET THE TEAM

Nick Kretsis
Managing Director
Pavlos Varnavas
Finance Director
Loizos Nicolaou
Fleet Director
Sofronis Theodosiou
Fleet Personnel Director
Irene Petallides
Fleet Manager
Miguel Garcia
Fleet Manager
Calum Hickman
Fleet Manager
Bernhard Schulte Ship Management (Cyprus) Ltd.

Hanseatic House, 111 Spyrou Araouzou St. 3036 Limassol Cyprus

Contact Person

Nick Kretsis

Managing Director (BSM Cyprus)

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