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Civil Liability Certification


Application Forms:
MSCL1: Single Application Form for the issuing of a Civil Liability Certificate (CLC, Bunkers, Wreck Removal, Athens PLR) to a Cyprus flagged vessel.
MSCL2: Application Form for the issuing of a Wreck Removal Certificate to a non-State Party vessel.
MSCL3: Application Form for the issuing of a Bunkers Certificate to a non-Cyprus/ non-State Party vessel.
MSCL4: Application Form for the issuing of an Athens PLR Certificate to a non Cyprus/ non-EU vessel.

Kindly address any relevant queries at bunkersclc@dms.mcw.gov.cy.



Fees
The fees for the issuing of Civil Liability Certificates is €60 per Certificate for Cyprus flagged vessels and €180 per Certificate for non- Cyprus (non- State Party vessels).

Payment of fees
Methods of payment
A. You may proceed with arranging for a bank transfer to our Department`s bank account.
Our bank account details are as follows:
NAME: DEPARTMENT OF MERCHANT SHIPPING
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0339-01-016858-00
IBAN: CY23 0020 0339 0000 0001 0168 5800
SWIFT address (BIC Code) of Bank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd is BCYPCY2N
KINDLY NOTE THAT THE PRESCRIBED FEE SHOULD REACH US CLEAR FROM ALL BANK CHARGES.
Please forward to us a copy of the swift payment in order to trace the funds.

B. You may select to pay online through JCC (by using a credit card) selecting the “MERCHANT SHIPPING - ACCOUNT PAYMENT” tool adding in the “brief description” section the words “Wreck Removal/Bunkers/Athens/CLC Certificate” so that our Department´s Accounts Division will be able to identify the payment (https://www.jccsmart.com/eBills/Invoice/Index/2205 ).

C. Payment can be made at the Department / Department´s maritime offices abroad.



Certification under the CLC 1992 Convention
    Related Circulars
  • Circular 4/2008: Codification and Updating of the current procedure of issuing Civil Liability Certificates (CLC Certificates)-Notification P.I. 92/2008.
  • Circular 27/2015.



Certification under the 2001 Bunkers Convention
    Related Circulars
  • Circular 8/2008 - Entry into force of the Bunkers Convention- Procedure for the issuing of Bunkers Convention Certificates
  • Circular 13/2008 - Issuing of Bunkers Convention Certificates-Translated text of Bunkers Convention Ratification Law 19(III)/2004
  • Circular 18/2008 - Issuing of Bunkers Convention Certificates for the 21st November 2008-20th February 2009 certification period
  • Circular 6/2009 - 2001 Bunkers Convention: Administrative Fines/ Certification of special vessels such as barges, pontoons etc.
  • Circular 8/2009 - Applications and Queries for certification under the 1992 CLC Convention and the 2001 Bunkers Convention-New email address.
  • Circular 03/2010 - Issuing of Bunkers Certificates to Bareboat Registered Ships: Assembly Resolution 1028(26).
  • Circular 27/2015.



Certification under the Passenger Liability Regulation (Athens)
    Related Instruments
  • Regulation (EC) No. 392/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the liability of carriers of passengers by sea in the event of accidents.

    Related Circulars
  • Circular 70/2012: Implementation of Regulation (EC) No. 392/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the liability of carriers of passengers by sea in the event of accidents.
  • Circular 72/2012: Implementation of Regulation (EC) No. 392/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the liability of carriers of passengers by sea in the event of accidents- Information to Passengers.
  • Circular 27/2015: (1) Accession of the Republic of Cyprus to the 2007 Wreck Removal Convention-The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks (Ratification) and for Matters Connected Therewith Law of 2015 (N.12(III)/2015). (2) New Single Application Form and Fees for the issuing of a Civil Liability Certificate (CLC, Bunkers, Wreck Removal, Athens PLR).



Certification under the 2007 Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention
    Related Circulars
  • Circular 27/2015: (1) Accession of the Republic of Cyprus to the 2007 Wreck Removal Convention-The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks (Ratification) and for Matters Connected Therewith Law of 2015 (N.12(III)/2015). (2) New Single Application Form and Fees for the issuing of a Civil Liability Certificate (CLC, Bunkers, Wreck Removal, Athens PLR).
  • Circular 30/2016: Entry into force on 22 October 2015 of the 2007 Wreck Removal Convention for the Republic of Cyprus - Certificates attesting that insurance is in place under Article 12 of the Convention.


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