New Member For Cyprus

  02. March 2021
New Member For Cyprus

Lavar Shipping is a multi-faceted organization, offering traditional and specialized maritime services to the local and international industry, and are set to join us as the first member for Cyprus.

Lavar Shipping is the flagship company of RPT Group, one of Cyprus’ most reputable, privately owned, business groups, with diversified interests across the maritime and energy industries.The company has never laid at anchor since its creation in 1965, and boldly engages in diverse areas of customized solutions, refining its core shipping activities to take full advantage of the strategic location of Cyprus at the crossroads of Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

Representing many prestigious clients, ranging from oil majors and offshore operators, global commodity traders, high-profile ship owners, and managers, Lavar Shipping has positioned itself as one of the leading shipping & logistics agents and shore base operators at Cyprus' ports and terminals, with an unerring commitment and impeccable track record in health and safety.  The company handles all types of cargo and vessels, including heavy lift, general cargo and bulk carriers, offshore vessels, oil & chemical tankers, military vessels, cruise ships, and mega-yachts, while it also offers Ship-to-Ship (STS) cargo transfer services at designated locations off Limassol Port limits. As freight forwarding and logistics agents, Lavar Shipping handles all types of freight to/from Cyprus and cross-trade (bulk, FCL, LCL, airfreight), specializes in Marine Logistics for the movement of Ships’ Spares worldwide, maintains a certified and licensed in-house Customs Clearance department, and manages over 85,000 square meters of open storage and closed warehousing facilities in close proximity of the island’s main seaports and terminals (Limassol, Larnaca & Vasilikos).

In recent years, the company has established a specialized Oil & Gas Projects Department supporting operations and projects in the East Med region, with services ranging from specialized project/heavy cargo handling, QA/QC incl. Cargo Inspection, Sea Fastening Design, Fabrication & Installation, Vessel Tank Cleaning Services, Waste Management, as well as fully-trained personnel (AP06) for developing Confined Space Entry Manuals & issuing Gas Free Certificates.

Lavar Shipping’s standout achievement was the successful management of Noble Energy’s (now Chevron) Leviathan Field Development Pipehandling and Storage Contract (2017-2020), which earned it one of only five Excellence Awards handed out by Noble Energy from a pool of over 300 subcontractors. The project entailed the full logistics management of approximately 120,000 tons of subsea line pipe and project cargo, including offloading, lifting & transport, storage, maintenance, and loadout of materials with more than 120 project port calls over a two-and-a-half-year period.  Lavar Shipping’s passion for service, constant care for their clients’ needs, and reliability make them your perfect partner in Cyprus.

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