DP World Limassol has announce it has been accredited with Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status by the Customs & Excise Department, authorising the company for simpler and faster customs procedures as well ensuring the security and integrity of cargo throughout the supply chain.
This year’s cruise season kicked off for DP World Limassol, as ‘Jewel of the Seas’ and ‘Celestyal Olympia’ departed concurrently on their inaugural sailings from Limassol port on July 10.
DP World Limassol’s first four years of its 25-year concession agreement with the Republic of Cyprus, which marked the commercialisation of the Limassol port, the company has recorded impressive results, leading to a considerable increase in government revenue from the port’s operations.
The development of the maritime tourism sector and ways to boost cooperation between Cyprus and Israel, were discussed at a meeting held at the Limassol port, between, H.E. Shmuel Revel, Israeli ambassador to Cyprus, Tony Antoniou, chairman, Limassol Tourism Board, and DP World Limassol officials.
DP World has appointed Nawaf Abdulla as DP World Limassol’s CEO, replacing Edi Cioran, who had been serving as the company’s interim CEO since December 2019 and will resume his responsibilities of regional operations director for DP World’s Europe region.
DP World Limassol was honoured with the ‘Most Efficient Cruise Terminal’ in the maiden MedCruise Awards.
DP World Limassol recently hosted leading cruise sector executives at the 2nd Limassol Cruise Executive Summit.
The spring cruise season for 2019 has officially opened with four cruise ships arriving at DP World Limassol.
Opportunities in the tourism industry, as well as the need to accelerate procedures related to developing and promoting sustainable tourism, were the focus of a meeting between DP World Limassol and Savvas Perdios, deputy minister of tourism, Cyprus.