Shipdex technical manager introduced the Shipdex protocol during the CYMEPA ( seminar in Limassol (CY) on 3rd May 2017.

More than 50 delegates coming from local ship-owners and shipmanagers attended the presentation with interest and they learnt:
  • why Shipdex has been developed
  • who developed Shipdex
  • short technical overview
The presentation also included two short live demonstrations:
  • how it is possible to navigate, visualize in html format, convert into PDF and print Shipdex data using the free-of-charge Shipdex Viewer
  • how Shipdex data can be automatically imported into a PMS system and the resulting data into the PMS database

The Cyprus Marine Environment Protection Association has been formed with the initiative of the International Shipping Community of Cyprus with the support of the Commercial Community of the island. 
CYMEPA is an autonomous, not-for-profit organization funded solely by its members. 
CYMEPA was officially registered on the 27th August 1992 as a not-for-profit organization limited by guarantee. 
A Caretaker Board of Directors has guided CYMEPA to its Official Launching Ceremony and First Annual General Meeting that took place on Sunday, 3rd October 1993. On that day the Voluntary Declaration “TO SAVE THE SEAS” was signed by the members and was endorsed by the following: International Maritime Organization (IMO), the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the Club of Rome, The World Conservation Union (IUCN), the International Group of P & I Clubs and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).