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.
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.
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.
The European Union’s Galileo Search and Rescue (SAR) service is one of three services soft launched in December 2016 and seeing improved performance now as new satellites come on-stream. As well as providing a civilian [...]
La compañía ha elegido el Port de Tarragona como puerto base de uno de sus itinerarios por el mar Mediterráneo. De este modo, Tarragona se posiciona como puerto de entrada y salida de cruceros y [...]
Se trata de una línea semanal de Termisur que supondrá un incremento notable del tráfico de contenedores El Puerto de Huelva cuenta desde ayer con una nueva línea de contenedores con las Islas Canarias a [...]
State aid: Commission approves public funding to promote move of freight transport from road to rail and sea in Italy
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 [...]
With global competition in tourism fiercer than ever, European coastal regions have to become creative to stay ahead of the game. As Europe joins in the celebrations on this year's World Tourism Day, the EU [...]
El Tribunal de Cuentas europeo calcula que 394,2 millones de euros de fondos europeos han acabado en infraestructuras «inutilizadas»
El Tribunal de Cuentas de la UE considera que 394,2 millones de euros aportados por las instituciones comunitarias para la construcción y ampliación de puertos españoles han acabado en infraestructuras "inutilizadas o infrautilizadas en gran medida". [...]
Puertos del Estado leads the Spanish trade mission to the fair Transport & Logistic at Shanghai 2016
The ports of Algeciras Bay, Bay of Cadiz, Barcelona, Bilbao, Ferrol, Huelva, Malaga, S.C. Tenerife, Tarragona, and Valencia will be at the stand Ports of Spain. The Spanish ports moved 67.7 million tons of goods [...]