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CY - Competent Authorities for European Legislation

Responsibilities of the Competent Authorities

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Shipping Deputy Ministry

 

Cyprus Port Authority

 

       

Marine Accident and Incident Investigation Committee

 

 

 

     

Committee on Places of Refuge-Safety

 

 

       

Department of Fisheries and Marine Research, Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment

           

Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry - Energy Service

           

Joint Rescue Coordination Center, Larnaca

           

Department of Lands and Surveys of the Ministry of Interior

           

Department of Environment of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment

           

 

 

Authorities responsible for the implementation of the EU maritime legislation

Legal Act Competent Authorities

Directive 97/70/EC on safety of fishing vessels

Shipping Deputy Ministry

Directive 98/41/EC (as amended) on the registration of persons sailing on board passenger ships

Shipping Deputy Ministry,

Cyprus Port Authority

Directive 2001/96/EC on bulk carriers loading and unloading

Cyprus Port Authority,

Shipping Deputy Ministry

Directive 2002/59/EC on a Community vessel traffic monitoring and information system

Shipping Deputy Ministry

Committee on Places of Refuge-Safety

Cyprus Port Authority

Regulation 725/2004/EC & Directive 2005/65/EC on maritime security

Shipping Deputy Ministry,

Cyprus Port Authority

Regulation (EC) No. 336/2006 (Implementation of the Safety management Code)

Shipping Deputy Ministry

Directive 2008/106/EC on the minimum level of training of seafarers

Shipping Deputy Ministry

Directive 2009/15/EC on common rules and standards for ship inspection and survey organizations and for the relevant activities of maritime administrations

Shipping Deputy Ministry

Directive 2009/16/EC on port State control

Shipping Deputy Ministry

Directive 2009/18/EC on accident investigation

Marine Accident and Incident Investigation Committee

Directive 2009/21/EC on compliance with flag State requirements

Shipping Deputy Ministry

Directive 2009/45/EC (as amended) on safety rules and standards for passenger ships

Shipping Deputy Ministry

Regulation (EU) 1257/2013 on ship recycling

Shipping Deputy Ministry,

Department of Environment of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment (only for Ship recycling facilities)

Directive 2013/53/EU on recreational craft and personal watercraft

Shipping Deputy Ministry

Directive 2014/90/EU on marine equipment

Shipping Deputy Ministry

Directive 2016/802/EU relating to a reduction in the sulphur content of certain liquid fuels

Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry - Energy Service

Directive (EU) 2019/883 on Port Reception Facilities

Shipping Deputy Ministry (Ships)

Cyprus Port Authority (to provide facilities in Ports)