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 The ISPS code was implemented in 2004.

THE ISPS CODE IN THE MARITIME SECTOR

The ISPS (International Ship and Port Facilities Security), or International Ship and Port Facility Security Code, is a protocol adopted by the International Maritime Organization, IMO, in 2004 to establish a common framework for cooperation and security to detect threats and take action to prevent them.The main objectives of the ISPS Code are:To establish an international framework that channels cooperation between governments, government [...]

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Shipping authorization is increasingly done in digital form.

WHAT IS ELECTRONIC BOARDING OR EB/L?

The Bill of Lading, or B/L, is a document that is always used in maritime transport and fulfils three fundamental functions. The first is to attest to the delivery of the goods on board the ship, the second is proof of the contract of carriage, and finally, it is a means of transferring the rights to the goods in transit to the other party by transmitting the document on paper.All logistics operators, including Stock Logistic, use the Bill of [...]

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The export situation in the post-pandemic world will be different.

EXPORTS IN THE POST-PANDEMIC WORLD

Since the years of the previous recession (2008), the Spanish economy has depended, to a large extent, on the strength and drive of its exports to any part of the world. However, after the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis, many experts suggest that the sale of products in foreign markets will experience a significant drop, especially in the second quarter of the year, despite the fact that we live in a totally globalized and interconnected economy. And [...]

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More than 1,200 commercial ports are currently located in the European Union.

The EMSWe in the ports of the European Union

The new official regulation for a European maritime one-stop shop environment, also known as EMSWe (technologically neutral and inoperable and with harmonised interfaces) aims to facilitate the electronic information of ships entering, staying and leaving any of the ports of the European Union. This regulation replaces directive 2010/65/EU.Currently, more than 1,200 commercial ports are located in the European Union, in fact, the continent is one [...]

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Spain is the largest LNG importer in Europe, with nearly a third of the total volume.

The use of LNG will help decarbonization of transport

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) - natural gas that has been processed to be transported in liquid form - is increasingly being used in the transport sector, especially in the maritime sector and is on its way to becoming the most sustainable fuel today.In this sense, greater use of LNG could be able to boost the decarbonisation process in the transport sector, something that Europe and organisations such as the IMO have been demanding for some time. [...]

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The Bill of Lading and the Sea Waybill are the two most important documents in shipping.

What are the main differences between the Bill of Lading and the Sea Waybill?

The Bill of Lading and the Sea Waybill are the two basic documents that guarantee maritime transport, both national and international. In many occasions they generate confusion in their use, however, each one fulfills very specific functions.The Bill of Lading, in addition to serving as a contract of carriage and receipt of goods, has the usefulness of a document of title. For its part, the Sea Waybill is the evidence of the transport contract and [...]