海商法

Cyprus is a major ship management centre attracting foreign ship owners through the highly favourable tax provisions available for shipping companies on the island.

Advantages of the Cypriot Shipping Company

Some of the advantages of registering a Cypriot shipping company are:

  • No tax on profit from the operation or management of a vessel registered under the Cyprus flag or shares in a ship owning company;
  • No capital gains tax on the sale of a Cypriot vessel or transfer of shares in a Cypriot ship owning company;
  • A liberal foreign direct investment programme (which allows for 100% foreign involvement in many sectors)
  • No exchange control;
  • Over 50 double taxation treaties in effect, with more under negotiation;
  • No estate duty on inheritance of shares in a ship owning company;
  • No income tax on emoluments of officers and crew;
  • No stamp duty on ship mortgage deeds.

Given the considerable advantages offered to Cypriot ship owners and ship management companies, it is not difficult to see why Cyprus has grown to be one of the largest third-party ship management centres in the world. In fact, Cyprus represents 20% of the world ship management market and several of the largest management companies in the world operate out of this small island.

我们的塞浦路斯律师团队均为海事法领域的专家,利用税收优势提供专业和高效的服务。
我们会在以下问题上提供清晰全面的建议:

  • 海运商务;
  • 国旗选择;
  • 船舶登记;
  • 海运公司的具体雇佣问题;
  • 打捞;
  • 碰撞;
  • 货物损失或损坏;
  • 船舶出售与购买;
  • 货物运输争端。

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