diciembre 2018

Western Mediterranean Blue Economy

Por |2018-12-12T14:13:18+00:00diciembre 12th, 2018|Latest Articles, Maritime, Traffic News|

Ministers of the Western Mediterranean countries, at the presence of the European Commission and the Union for the Mediterranean, have adopted a declaration to strengthen maritime regional cooperation under the WestMED initiative. This initiative promotes the sustainable blue economy in the Western Mediterranean, and involves 10 countries from in and outside of the EU (Algeria, France, Italy, Libya, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Portugal, Spain and Tunisia).

octubre 2018

The 2020 Global Sulphur Limit by International Maritime Organization

Por |2018-10-26T10:10:03+00:00octubre 26th, 2018|Latest Articles, Maritime, Traffic News|

For ships operating outside designated Emission Control Areas, IMO has set a limit for sulphur in fuel oil used on board ships of 0.50% m/m (mass by mass) from 1 January 2020. This will significantly reduce the amount of sulphur oxide emanating from ships and should have major health and environmental benefits for the world, particularly for populations living close to ports and coasts.

septiembre 2018

Students from the British University of Salford visit the port of Almería

Por |2018-09-06T15:53:34+00:00septiembre 6th, 2018|Latest Articles, Maritime, Traffic News|

A group of 14 students - from Nigeria, India, China and Romania - and four professors from the University of Salford (Manchester, England), visited this Wednesday several facilities located in the port of Almeria. The students - students of a Master's degree in International Trade - have learned how the Fish Market and the Border Inspection Post work - where controls are carried out on merchandise from non-EU countries, by the different Border Inspection Services. several ministries of the Spanish Government. They have also known the operation of the Passenger Terminal.

agosto 2018

Maersk Container Ship Embarks on Historic Arctic Transit

Por |2018-08-29T10:15:51+00:00agosto 22nd, 2018|Latest Articles, Maritime, Traffic News|

Danish company Maersk, the world’s largest operator of container shipping, is about to send the first-ever container ship through the Arctic along Russia’s Northern Sea Route. While the route has seen rising traffic to transport oil and natural gas in recent years, the voyage of the Venta Maersk, a medium-sized container ship capable of carrying nearly 3,600 containers, will be an industry first.

marzo 2018

Spanish ports traffic record in 2017 despite the stowage conflict

Por |2018-03-29T09:14:08+00:00marzo 13th, 2018|Latest Articles, Maritime, Traffic News|

According to Nahaira S. Alonso from El Pais, 46 Spanish ports coordinated by Puertos del Estado closed 2017 with an average growth of 6.96% and a total of 545 million tons of goods movements. The increase has occurred in a year marked by the conflict of the stowage. The dispute, which arose as a result of the liberalization of the sector undertaken by the Government to the demands of the European Commission, led to strikes in June and has not yet been resolved without the Ministry of Public Works approving the regulations for the development of the Royal Decree of Stowage.

febrero 2017

enero 2017

diciembre 2016

State aid: Commission approves public funding to promote move of freight transport from road to rail and sea in Italy

Por |2018-03-06T10:29:34+00:00diciembre 20th, 2016|Maritime, Traffic News|

The European Commission has found two Italian public support schemes to encourage a shift of freight transport from road to rail and to sea, to be in line with EU state aid rules. The measures [...]

septiembre 2016

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