Company Profile

Solomonides Shipping Services Ltd., was founded in 1989 by Georgios Solomonides. The company has its roots, though, in a successful family business founded more than 50 years ago when in 1956 the late Takis Solomonides, from humble beginnings, established one of the first and later most successful shipping, logistics and travel agencies in the island of Cyprus. Today, through a continuing program of strategic development the company offers a range of exceptional shipping and logistics services to a portfolio of prestigious customers including a number of the world's leading navies.

Solomonides Shipping Services Ltd., gives top quality personal service and tailor-made solutions to its principals through a motivated team and a deep maritime culture. We are proud to offer you the very best and most dedicated service for all the needs of a ship's call, both for port and shore handling operations with maximum efficiency.

Solomonides Shipping Services Ltd., with a solid background and more than fifty years of service to the shipping, commerce and industry communities, has extensive experience in all aspects of Shipping Agency and Logistics. We attend to all types of ships in all Cyprus Ports and Oil Terminals, providing first class service to vessels consigned to our care. Our team always strives to provide the best logistics services in the beset manner and up to the client's full satisfaction.

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Solomonides Shipping Services Ltd., managing director Mr. Georgios Solomonides has diverse shipping experience and currently oversees Solomonides Shipping Services Ltd., from a strategic level. Mr. Solomonides holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Kent at Canterbury and a Master's degree in Shipping Trade and Finance from the City University Business School, London. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers(FICS) and a Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb). Mr Solomonides has received letters of commendation and certificates of appreciation by the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus, the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece and the Defence Fuels Group Headquarters, Ministry of Defence U.K. Mr Solomonides is also a recipient of the highly coveted Admiral Stanley R. Arthur Award for Logistics Excellence. This is the first time that the highly coveted award, which constitutes the highest U.S. Military award in Logistics, is given to a non-American citizen and the first who is not a member of the U.S. Military or employee of the U.S. government. In managing the day to day operations Mr. Solomonides is supported by a dedicated team of experienced, qualified shipping professionals that form an integral part of the company and who are focused on providing the very best of service.

Solomonides Shipping Services Ltd., has one clear aim - to deliver impeccable service through strict adherence to the highest standards.

Solomonides Shipping Services Ltd., is a member of:

  • The Cyprus Shipping Association, the official body representing the profession of the Shipping Agent in Cyprus is highly influential in local maritime affairs.
  • Fonasba, is the voice of the international ship agent and broker.
  • The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which is the union of Cypriot businessmen, the interests of whom it promotes by submitting to the government and the Parliament the members' positions on matters in which they are involved, while, through its participation in tripartite bodies and committees, it conveys and promotes the views of the business community.
  • The Cyprus-American Business Association, which aims to facilitate, co-ordinate and improve trade and economic relations between the two countries.
  • The Cyprus-UK Business Association, which aims to promote, expand and encourage economic and trade relations between the Republic of Cyprus and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.