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Contact details for the ships in service emergency matters:
Telephone No.: +357 99 377988 (out of office hours).
eMail for emergency ship security alerts:
eMail for emergency ship safety matters: (please also contact the duty officer in the above phone number)

Vessels in danger, to request assistance contact the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre:
24 Hour Accident Reporting Line: +357 24304723 / +357 24304737
Facsimile No.: +357 24643254
(not to be used to report an emergency)

Reporting an Accident
The investigation of marine accidents and incidents (for exceptions please see here) is carried out by the independent Marine Accident and Incident Investigation Committee (MAIC).
24 hour Accident Reporting Line only: +357 99645707
Telephone No.: +357 25823717 or +357 25823730 (Office Hours)
Facsimile No.: +357 25305117

Accidents and incidents of vessels referred in section Reporting an accident must be reported to the Shipping Deputy Ministry, as described in the aforementioned section.

Contact details of the Shipping Deputy Ministry
Offices: Kyllinis Street, Mesa Geitonia, Limassol, Cyprus.
Postal Address: P.O.Box 56193, 3305 Limassol, Cyprus.
Telephone No.: +357 25848100
24/7: +357 99377988 (Security Related Incidents)
Facsimile No.: +357 25848200

The Directory of Services and Contact Persons can be found here (you can also download the Alphabetical List of Personnel of the SDM).

Office working hours
Monday to Friday: 07:30-16:00

Public service operating hours
Monday to Friday, 8:00 - 15:00

Note that emergency events that occur at non-working hours shall be reported using the relevant emergency telephone numbers (see above).

Public Holidays in 2019

January 1stTuesdayNew Year's Day
January 6thSundayEpiphany Day
March 11thMondayGreen Monday
March 25thMondayGreek Independence Day
April 1stMondayCyprus National Holiday
April 26thFridayGood Friday
April 28thSundayEaster
April 29thMondayEaster Monday
May 1stWednesdayLabour Day
June 17thMondayWhit Monday (Monday of Pentecost)
August 15thThursdayAssumption Day
October 1stTuesdayCyprus Independence Day
October 28thMondayGreek National Holiday
December 24thTuesdayChristmas Eve
December 25thWednesdayChristmas Day
December 26thThursdayBoxing Day