Cyprus Cyprus

Prevention

Internation Conventions of prevention

Approved

Legal Instrument Ratification Implementation Transposition of the international intrument in the national legislation
LC 1972 04/05/2005  
Maritime Code, Rules for statutary certification
AFS 2001 04/05/2005  
Maritime Code, Rules for statutary certification
SOLAS 74 11/10/1985  
Ratification Law No.77/1985
SOLAS Protocol 78 11/10/1985  
Ratification Law No.77/1985
SOLAS Protocol 88 04/02/1998  
Ratification Law No.24(III)/1997
Load Line 1966 05/05/1969  
Ratification Law No.36/1969
Load Line Protocol 1988 04/02/1998  
Ratification Law No.25(III)/1997
TONNAGE 69 09/05/1986  
Ratification Law No.11/1986
COLREG 72 04/11/1980  
Ratification Law No.18/1980
STCW 78 28/03/1985  
Ratification Laws No.8/1985 and 1(III)/1998
UNCLOS 12/12/1988  
Ratification Law No. 203/88
BMW 2004 08/08/2018
MARPOL Annex I & Annex II 22/06/1989  
Ratification Law No.57/1989
MARPOL Annex III 22/03/2004  
Ratification Law No.11(III)/2001
MARPOL Annex IV 30/05/2006  
Ratification Law No.36(III)/2005
MARPOL Annex V 22/06/1989  
Ratification Law No.57/1989
MARPOL Annex VI 06/10/2004  
Ratification Law No.46(III)/2004

Unapproved

Legal Instrument Implementation Transposition of the international intrument in the national legislation
LC Protocol 1996

Sanctions for violations

The Administration has the necessary national laws in force to ensure the provision of sanctions of adequate severity to discourage violation of international instruments to which the State is a Party
If yes, how are violations followed up and what are the sanctions (for example, type of fines) imposed? 1) Prohibition of sail (detention) under Port State Control and as provided on ratification laws of instruments mentioned above. 2)Administrative fines : a) Ratification Law No.77/1985, section 8 (SOLAS); b) Ratification Law No.57/1989, section 19 (MARPOL); c) Ratification Laws No. 8/1985 and 1(III/98), section 10 (STCW); d) Ratification Law No.13(III)/1995, section 33 (ILO 147); e) Ratification Law No.14(III)/1995, section 7 (ILO 92) f) Ratification Law No.36/1969, section 8 (LL 66). 3) suspension/cancellation/withdrawal of relevant certificates

Ship inspections

Periodic inspections of own ships
The Administration has the necessary national laws in force to provide for ship inspections, and detaining, to ensure compliance with international maritime safety and pollution prevention standards, to which the State is a Party
If yes, how many number of ships are inspected annually and how many of these have resulted in detaining the ship? There are approximately 600 inspections annually (599 in 2009 and 638 in 2008). None have resulting in detaining the ship.
Number of ships detained by PSC in the last 3 years
Number of ships detained under the Med MoU 7
Number of ships detained under the Paris MoU
Number of ships detained under the Tokyo MoU
Number of ships detained under the USCG 15
Port State Control Inspections
Port State Control Inspections are carried out in your ports
If yes, how many PSC inspections are carried out annually? 327 in 2008, 300 in 2009
Delegation of Authority to Recognised Organizations (ROs)
The Administration has the necessary national laws, including necessary Agreements, in force to delegate authority to ROs
What procedures are in place to monitor the work of the ROs? Continuous evaluation through monitoring of their performance (i.e. statistics) and regular audits every two years.
Provide list of ROs to whom delegation of authority is granted through such an Agreement. American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Bureau Veritas (BV), China Classification Society (CCS), Det Norske Veritas (DNV), Germanischer Lloyd (GL), Korean Register of Shipping (KR), Lloyds Register (LR), Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK), Polski Rejstr Statkow (Polish Register of Shipping (PRS), Registro Italiano Navale (RINA), Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS)

Casuality investigations

The Administration has the necessary national laws in force to carry out the required casualty investigations
Number of reported groundings in the last 3 years 36
Number of reported collisions in the last 3 years 44
Number of reported casualties resulting in pollution incidents in the last 3 years 0

MARPOL implementation

MARPOL Infringements
The Administration has the necessary national laws in force to ensure the provision of sanctions of adequate severity with respect to MARPOL infringements
If yes, how are infringements followed up and what are the sanctions imposed? Criminal offence of pollution is punishable upon conviction to imprisonment or to a fine not exceeding 850000 Euros. An administrative fine is imposed on the shipowner or the operator of the ship or the master, or in the case of installations or reception facilities, on the owner or the operator or the person in charge of them, by a reasoned decision of the Competent Authority confirming the contravention.
Port Reception Facilities
Port MARPOL Annex I MARPOL Annex II MARPOL Annex IV MARPOL Annex V MARPOL Annex VI
Lemesos
Larnaca
Vassilikos
Surveillance of coastal waters
Surveillance of the waters under your jurisdiction is carried out
If yes, what are the methods and resources available to carry out such surveillance? Normal patrol by marine police.

Resources

Organigramme
Number of Offices, non-technical, technical staff
Head Office (provide full address and contact details)
Number of other Offices (provide full address and contact details of all offices)
Number of non-technical staff
Number of technical Staff
Number of Inspectors (Flag State Surveyors and Port State Inspectors)
Number of flag State Casualty Investigators

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