Karpaz Gate Marina, the sole international standard marina in North Cyprus, has announced that it has been awarded the prestigious title of Sustainable Smart Marina following an awards ceremony at the Monaco Sustainable & Smart Marina Rendezvous event on 25 September held at the Monaco Yacht Club.
This event, which brought together nearly 250 key industry stakeholders including investors, marina project promoters, marina managers, shipyards, startups, manufacturers and shipowners, showcased Karpaz Gate Marina’s commitment to sustainability and innovation which has always been at the heart of the marina resort and its operations since it opened in 2011.
The Monaco Sustainable & Smart Marina Rendezvous is renowned for uniting the most influential players in the marina and maritime sector, providing a platform to promote innovation, knowledge sharing, and the advancement of sustainable practices within the industry. Managing Director of Karpaz Gate Marina, Liza Singer, attended the event and presented to a receptive audience the marina resort’s dedication to sustainability and smart marina management, which have been developed from the ground up at this unique marina resort. Singer also presented her forward-thinking initiatives in environmental responsibility suitable for the Island as a whole. Winning this prestigious accolade signifies the marina’s unwavering commitment to reducing its environmental footprint while providing superior services to its visitors and berth holders.
Singer expressed her gratitude for this recognition; “We are truly honored to receive the Sustainable Smart Marina award at the Monaco Sustainable & Smart Marina Rendezvous 2023.
This achievement encompasses the various aspects of our efforts during the years of developing and operating our Marina and underscores our ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship and innovative solutions in the marina industry and within our local environment. We truly believe in ‘making a difference’ with the different aspects of our operation, and in creating a sustainable and eco-friendly marina while providing top-quality services to our customers. This will continue to be at the very heart of our operations. We will always seek to lead with sustainable innovations and break down barriers to find solutions to support our continued commitment and development not only for us and our clients, but also for the whole community in developing North Cyprus as a region and caring for its surrounding land and sea.”
Karpaz Gate Marina won the award along with Limassol Marina in the Republic of Cyprus. The Monaco Sustainable & Smart Marina Rendezvous and the awards serve as a testament to the importance of sustainable practices in the maritime sector and the marina sectors’ role in leading these efforts. Karpaz Gate Marina’s commitment as ‘gatekeepers of the sea’ to these principles aligns perfectly with the goals of this event, further solidifying the marina’s position as a leading force and pioneer in sustainable smart marina management.