Implementation of MARPOL convention on prevention of marine pollution in Cyprus

A recent article co-written by Elias Neocleous & Co LLC Associate Adonis Zachariou, Senior Associates Andreas Christofides and Vassilis Psyrras, and Partner Costas Stamatiou, analyses the implementation of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) into Cyprus’ national law in an effort to maintain the country’s adherence to all safety and security standards while moving towards a more environmentally sustainable future. This article further explores the main prohibitions of the law, as well as the duties that it imposes on the maritime sector. Additionally, it provides an overview of the powers of competent authority and enforcement of the law, as well as the penalties imposed for non-compliance.

To view the online version of the article on Lexology, please click here.

For more information, please contact Adonis Zachariou, Andreas Christofides, Vassilis Psyrras or Costas Stamatiou.