Deputy Minister of Shipping Marina Hadjimanoli is traveling to Athens on Monday to participate in the 8th tripartite ministerial meeting of Greece, Cyprus and Malta on shipping issues to be held on November 3.

According to the announcement, Greek Minister of Shipping Christos Stylianides and Maltese Minister of Transport responsible for shipping matters, Aaron Farrugia, will participate in the meeting.

During the meeting, the ministers of the three top shipping countries of the EU will discuss current issues and challenges for global and European shipping and strengthening cooperation, the announcement states.

On the sidelines of the event Hadjimanoli will hold meetings with Greek ship-owners to promote and strengthen the Cypriot registry and Cypriot shipping in general, and participate in events related to maritime education.