DP World Limassol welcomes MV Logos Hope floating bookfair
DP World Limassol welcomes “Logos Hope” floating bookfair
The world’s largest floating bookfair will be at the Terminal until 13 December
Limassol, Cyprus, 28 November 2022: DP World Limassol welcomed the world’s largest floating bookfair, “MV Logos Hope”, on Saturday, during a special ceremony held on board the vessel which was attended by Deputy Minister of Shipping Mr. Vassilios Demetriades.
The ship, on a tour of the region, arrived on Saturday and will remain docked at Limassol port until 13 December. It will be open to the public from 14:00 to 21:00 on weekdays and from 10:00 to 21:00 on Saturdays.
Visitors will be able to browse through an extensive selection of over 5,000 books. The collection covers a wide range of subjects including children’s literature, science, sports, hobbies, cookery, arts, medicine, languages, and religion.
Entrance is €1 for 13 to 64-year-olds, while pensioners and children under 12 can visit free of charge. All visitors are required to present a photo ID, while children must be accompanied by an adult.
DP World Limassol’s CEO, Mr Nawaf Abdulla said: “We are incredibly proud to host “Logos Hope”, the world’s largest floating bookfair for the first time at Limassol Port. I would like to extend my gratitude to the vessel’s operator, GBA Ships, as well as the captain and the crew, for the excellent cooperation. At DP World, we are committed to providing inclusive, equitable and quality education, always promoting learning opportunities within our operations globally. It is a pleasure for us to register this ship that combines culture, help and hope through literature and cultural understanding at Limassol Port, and we are excited that the local community will have the opportunity to experience this unique bookfair.”
MV Logos Hope Captain, James Berry commented: “We are excited to be part of the first visit of Logos Hope to Cyprus. It has been 22 years since our previous visit to Limassol, and we look forward to welcoming many people onboard the bookshop, international café, and events. Our crew of volunteers from 65 countries, will also be helping local organisations with their projects in various communities across the island.”
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We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions.
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About DP World Limassol
In April 2016, DP World Limassol was awarded a 25-year concession to exclusively operate the multi-purpose terminal in Limassol. DP World Limassol multipurpose terminal comprises three multi-purpose quays.
Its activities include break-bulk, general cargo, Ro-Ro, oil & gas services and the brand-new passenger terminal. DP World Limassol provides a safe, stable and responsible environment for cruise itineraries in the eastern Mediterranean and further afield.
DP World Limassol aspires to make the terminal more productive and more sustainable, improving the port’s prospects for the long term, leading to better support to the community through jobs creation and better services for the wider Cypriot business community.