Cargo ship to become Larnaca diving attraction

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Cargo ship to become Larnaca diving attraction
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Cargo ship Elpida arrived at the port of Vassiliko on Monday where it is to be stripped and cleaned ahead of its sinking off Larnaca in March 2018 to serve as an artificial reef and point of interest for divers.

The Greek-flagged vessel, built in 1965, had sailed from Antikira in Greece. It will be sunk off the coast of Larnaca, in the Oroklini area.

“It is an important day for Larnaca because one of the objectives in the bid to establish our district among the most noteworthy diving destinations in Europe is becoming a reality,” said Dinos Lefkaritis, Larnaca’s tourist development...


Cargo ship to become Larnaca diving attraction


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