La Costa del Sol cerrará 2014 con unos 430.000 cruceristas más, según expertos en derecho marítimo

La Costa del Sol cerrará 2014 con unos 430.000 cruceristas más, según expertos en derecho marítimo

La Costa del Sol cerrará el año con unos 430.000 cruceristas más que el año pasado, según han indicado varios expertos en derecho marítimo que se han reunido este viernes en la I Jornada sobre el Tráfico de Cruceros en los puertos españoles, organizada por GVA & Atencia y la Asociación de Investigadores de Derecho Marítimo (Asidem).

 

Celebrada en la Cámara de Comercio de Málaga, esta cita ha analizado la situación actual de los cruceros y de los puertos españoles. Así, se ha incidido en la importancia que tiene este sector marítimo como "dinamizador del comercio y el turismo para

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UPyD cree que el contrato marítimo será un paso atrás para los melillenses

UPyD cree que el contrato marítimo será un paso atrás para los melillenses

14/05/2014 - 18:54Noticias EFE

Unión, Progreso y Democracia (UPyD) ha pedido hoy un cambio de modelo del transporte marítimo respecto al que ha diseñado el Gobierno de Rajoy en el pliego de condiciones del nuevo contrato que garantiza el funcionamiento de las líneas de Melilla con Almería y Málaga, que considera "un paso atrás" para los ciudadanos.

A preguntas de los periodistas, el coordinador territorial de UPyD en Melilla, Emilio Guerra, ha considerado "una tomadura de pelo" el nuevo pliego de condiciones que ha sacado a adjudicación la Dirección General de la Marina Mercante, ya que el Gobierno popular "lo vendió como la panacea

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Nigeria Maritime University and Niger Delta Development

 

All Africa

analysis

President Goodluck Jonathan performed the groundbreaking of the Nigeria Maritime University and the NIMASA Shipyard and Dockyard in Delta State recently, which are two gigantic projects expected to revolutionise the nation's maritime industry. The coming of the projects to this area hitherto a hotbed of violence sparked by under-development, signals an end to militancy if completed and fully operational, due to its potential to create thousands of employment opportunities,

Correspondent, ANDREW AIRAHUOBHOR reports.

The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) made history on Saturday, May 10, when President Goodluck Jonathan performed the groundbreaking of the NIMASA Shipyard, Dockyard and the permanent site of Nigeria Maritime University at Okerenkoko, as well as flagged off the temporary site

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New measures to protect seafarers

Maritime Journal         

07 May 2014

New measures have been adopted to protect abandoned seafarers, and to provide financial security for compensation in cases of death and long-term disability.

“The adoption of the Maritime Labour Convention in 2006 was an historical milestone that heralded a new era in the maritime sector,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder. “This latest step, building on international tripartite cooperation, is a very significant and inspiring example for other economic sectors.”

The amendments, which were developed over nearly a decade by a Joint Working Group established by the ILO and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 1998, will now be sent to the ILO’s International Labour Conference in May

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The Treatment of Foreign Seafarers

The Treatment of Foreign Seafarers

By Dennis L. Bryant
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
 

The United States effectively treats foreign seafarers more harshly than any other group that enters the country without breaking the law.
The general rule is that all persons who are not U.S. nationals or permanent residents must have a visa to enter the United States.  Persons desiring to become U.S. citizens or permanent residents must obtain an immigrant visa.  Most other persons desiring to enter the United States for a limited period of time must obtain a nonimmigrant visa.  To obtain a nonimmigrant visa, one must have a valid passport and complete the Nonimmigrant Visa Application, Form DS-160 and submit it and a photograph (head

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