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octubre 2018

The 2020 Global Sulphur Limit by International Maritime Organization

By | 2018-10-26T10:09:32+00:00 octubre 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.

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

By | 2018-10-26T08:35:00+00:00 octubre 26th, 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

By | 2018-08-24T07:03:27+00:00 agosto 22nd, 2018|Latest Articles, Maritime|

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.

junio 2018

abril 2018

Caralb Top Vessels · Voronoi yacht: Considered the most beautiful

By | 2018-04-27T11:16:33+00:00 abril 27th, 2018|Latest Articles, Maritime, Top Vessels|

The luxury 125m Voronoi yacht concept is designed to thrill with an intricate lattice exterior and extravagant facilities. The boat, which will include a sky lounge, hot tubs, a swimming pool and golfing green, has a striking design that is unusual to see on the seas. South Korean yacht enthusiast Kim Hyun-Seok, who designed the boat, said it is named after the voronoi pattern, which is a random geometric spacing created by Russian mathematician Georgy Voronoi.

Caralb Top Vessels · Biggest Tankers: Fantastic Four

By | 2018-04-23T14:46:29+00:00 abril 19th, 2018|Latest Articles, Maritime, Top Vessels|

We welcome to Barcelona the biggest cruise ship ever built, Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas. Taking the occasion, we have elaborated a list of vessels that have excelled in its category. MS Symphony of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International. As of 9 June 2017, she is the largest passenger ship ever to be constructed by gross tonnage, at 228,021 GT, surpassing her sister Harmony of the Seas.

marzo 2018

Caralb Top Vessels · Largest passenger ship: Symphony of the Seas

By | 2018-04-23T14:13:15+00:00 marzo 29th, 2018|Latest Articles, Maritime, Top Vessels|

We welcome to Barcelona the biggest cruise ship ever built, Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas. Taking the occasion, we have elaborated a list of vessels that have excelled in its category. MS Symphony of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International. As of 9 June 2017, she is the largest passenger ship ever to be constructed by gross tonnage, at 228,021 GT, surpassing her sister Harmony of the Seas.

Spanish ports traffic record in 2017 despite the stowage conflict

By | 2018-04-23T14:14:29+00:00 marzo 19th, 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.

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