YoungShip Cyprus in collaboration with Youngship Belgium organized a Study Visit with the title “SEA Your Horizon”, an Erasmus+ project hosted in Limassol, Cyprus from 28 September to 2 October 2023. 30 participants from Youngship Cyprus and Belgium including the president of Youngship International, Mrs Keshia Janssens participated in the project.


The topics that were explored during the study visit was Entrepreneurship, Networking, Development of Soft Skills, Environmental Protection, New Technologies, Culture & Creativity, and Sports Activities. The study visit provides an opportunity for young professionals employed in the maritime sector from Cyprus and Belgium to connect with other young workers and industry leaders with the aim of getting to know the Cypriot maritime industry. Empowering young individuals and developing skills that align with the 21st century was the forefront of this study visit. The aim of this study visit was to provide participants with a platform for networking, gaining further knowledge and insight from industry leaders and meet fellow YoungShippers from all over the Europe. SEA Your Horizon aimed to provide a closer look at the maritime cluster beyond regional borders, providing international perspectives and trends that influence the global maritime industry.


The daily program included a meeting with the Shipping Deputy Ministry of Cyprus, visits at the Limassol port organized by shipping companies, presentation of innovative projects, visit of a Maritime Training center, attendance at Networking events and sport activities that were organized during the European Week of Sports. At the same time participants had the opportunity to explore the city of Limassol, the culture and the traditional Cypriot cuisine.