Cyprus Island has many advantages as it concerns shipping and for this reason many countries choose the island for their shipping developments.
Saint Nicholas was born in Patara in Lycia and lived in the age of Emperors Diocletian and Maximilian. He became abbot of the monastery in Zion Myra in Lycia and later Bishop of the city. He slept on the 6th of December 345 A.
Shipping in Cyprus Cypriots were among the earliest times connected with the sea and shipping. Living on an island, there was no other way of connecting with the outside world, apart from the sea. Ancient writers like Eusebius and Eustace, make references to the sovereignty of Cyprus in the Mediterranean over the years that followed the Trojan War.
From early on, since 1963, Cyprus has recognized the political, economic and social significance and importance of shipping. Since then, applying the correct policy, the individual governments attracted to the island several traders operating in the maritime sector.
Given the diversity of tasks has to do for the smooth and efficient operation the team of shipping marine and marine police are divided into four basic sections, the Coast, the Navy, the Department of Technical Support and the Department of Radio Tags.