The project is 75% financed by the EU and 25% by the Republic of Cyprus through the European Marine and Fisheries Fund  2014-2020. On Tuesday December 10 the LEFI is also scheduled to sink in the same area at a depth of 13m.  Authorities have sunk a number of vessels off the coast to create artificial reefs to promote Cyprus as a diving destination including off Dasoudi and Amathus in Limassol, in the sea off  Protaras and off Geroskipou. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFO_2mY93vs&feature=emb_title[/embed]", "url" : "https://in-cyprus.com/larnaca-the-elpida-sunk-to-create-artificial-reef-video/", "publisher" : { "@type" : "Organization", "logo": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "https://in-cyprus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/new_logo.png", "width": 314, "height": 80 }, "name" : "in-cyrpus.com" } }
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Larnaca: The Elpida sunk to create artificial reef (video)

December 7, 2019 at 12:04pm
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The Elpida was sunk off the coast of Larnaca this morning to create an artificial reef.

The boat was sunk in the sea some 2 km from the beach in front of the Palm Beach Hotel by the Fisheries Department in cooperation with the Larnaca Tourism Promotion Company.

The project is 75% financed by the EU and 25% by the Republic of Cyprus through the European Marine and Fisheries Fund  2014-2020.

On Tuesday December 10 the LEFI is also scheduled to sink in the same area at a depth of 13m. 

Authorities have sunk a number of vessels off the coast to create artificial reefs to promote Cyprus as a diving destination including off Dasoudi and Amathus in Limassol, in the sea off  Protaras and off Geroskipou.