Overview of MSP related maritime uses

  • High concentration of activities near the Limassol district and around the ports of Cyprus.
  • Current main uses:
    • Tourism
    • Shipping
    • Fishing
  • Other current uses: water projects, securing fresh water supply.
  • Future uses:
    • Shipping
    • Aquaculture
    • Tourism
    • Oil and gas
  • Other future uses: securing fresh water supply.

Which maritime spatial plans exist?

There are no legally binding / formal maritime spatial plans in Cyprus yet. Pilot plans for MSP exist. Please see the database for more detailed information.

MSP legislation

There is no specific, single legislative act for maritime spatial planning in Cyprus yet.

National MSP authority

Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works

Department of Merchant Shipping

Kyllini Street, Mesa Geitonia

4007 Limassol, Cyprus

Phone: +357 25848100

Kyriacos Aliouris

Nicolas Ioannou



Last Update 28.07.2017