VTS Vasiliko Terminal Services

VTS Vasiliko Terminal Services

VTS Vasiliko Terminal Services was established in 2014 with the aim of addressing a need in the market for support to large vessels, in particular oil tankers which utilise the facilities at the VTTV Oil Terminal at Vasilikos which became fully operational in 2014.

VTS operates three tugboats – VTS Keryneia , VTS Ammochostos & VTS Ayia Marina – built by Damen Shipyards, which are unique both to Cyprus and the region, and represent a significant investment of 23 million Euro. All operating under the Cyprus flag, and are manned by Cypriot and Greek crew and officers.

VTS provides top-quality services to the Terminal including

  • Coastal & Offshore Towage
  • Harbour Towage
  • Mooring & Unmooring
  • Salvage
  • Launch Boat Services
  • Sludge collection

VTS operates under a license agreement signed with the Cyprus Ports Authority (CPA). Due to the heavy traffic in the seas around Cyprus, VTS also provides full range services of tugboat services at other locations, including the ports at Larnaca and Limassol. The tugboats also provide ship-to-ship (STS) service operations up to 12 nautical miles in the open sea.


Vasiliko Terminal Services Ltd, is certified according to the Standards ISO9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & OHSAS 18001:2007 by Hellenic Lloyd’s Register SA and maintains professional insurance cover for P&I up to US$500,000,000 per incident.

VTS contracts include

  • VTTV (Pilotage,Towage & Mooring)
  • Vasiliko Cement Works (Pilotage & Towage)
  • Skyra Vassas (Pilotage & Towage)
  • CPA Larnaca Port- 1st Tugboat
  • Fire-fighting EAC Vasiliko SPM
  • Limassol Municipality for Coastal Environmental Surveillance
  • Pilotage Agreement with CPA
  • CPA Garbage Collection
  • CPA Sludges & Sewage Collection