EDT Shipmanagement Ltd and the Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) have signed on Friday October 30th a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The signing took place at EDT premises in the Port of Limassol. With this MOU, the two organizations aim to work together in areas of common interest with a particular focus on Marine and Offshore Technology and Engineering.

During the signing of the MoU, CMMI’s CEO, Zacharias Siokouros, reiterated the commitment of CMMI to engage with the industry at all levels. “We strongly believe that the interaction of our scientists with the industry partners will offer a lot of benefits to all parties. The local all-important maritime cluster may consider CMMI as its own R&D department which is here to support them; and on the other hand, I am confident that our scientists have a lot to learn from the people of the industry”.

The Managing Director of the EDT Group Darios Melas from his side stated that the signing of the MOU with CMMI marks the start of a fruitful cooperation with an institution which we all consider part of our industry.

CMMI is an independent, international, scientific and business Centre of Excellence for Marine and Maritime Research and Innovation that aims to be driven by the needs of the industry and society in addressing the major challenges that the respective sectors face. CMMI, was established in 2019 following its selection for funding under the EU’s HORIZON 2020 Programme, Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation Call.


EDT Shipmanagement covers the complete spectrum of Ship Management services from its base in Limassol Cyprus; technical, crewing, commercial and administrative. Currently, it operates and manages the EDT Fleet of vessels, as well as third-party vessels in Offshore Construction & Offshore Support roles. EDT Shipmanagement provides Technical management services for a wide range of vessel types and oversees and supervises modifications, upgrades, dry-dockings and repair projects within its base in Limassol.