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Transport & Shipping Newsletter - July 2014

07/16/2014
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Publication edited quarterly in Spanish and English language by the Department of Shipping and Transport Law of Garrigues is focused on the Maritime Law in the EU, Spain and Portugal.

Contents

I. European Union

1. Legislation and legislative developments

  • 1.1 Communication from the Commission on the interpretation of Council Regulation (EEC) No 3577/92 applying the principle of the freedom to provide services to maritime transport within Member States (maritime cabotage)
  • 1.2 Extension of the term of the block exemption for liner shipping consortia

2. Recent case law

  • 2.1 The CJEU declares that a cruise which starts and ends, with the same passengers, in the same port of the member state in which it takes place, is covered by the term ‘maritime cabotage’ within the meaning of Council Regulation No 3577/92
  • 2.2 The CJEU looks at the interpretation of ‘provider of maritime transport services’ for the purpose of applying the principle of the freedom to provide services to maritime transport between member states and between member states and third countries under Regulation No 4055/86

II. Spain

1. Legislation and legislative developments

  • 1.1 Approval of the Maritime Shipping Bill
  • 1.2 Term for port concessions lengthened
  • 1.3 Drones regulated for the first time
  • 1.4 Approval of the Ports Law of the Valencian autonomous community
  • 1.5 Definition of customs representative changed
  • 1.6 Enabling instruments determined for the provision of passenger rail transport services

2. Recent case law

  • 2.1 The Constitutional Court confirms no limitation on period for appealing against rejection decisions by administrative silence

 

Contact:

Jesús BarbadilloAbre ventana nueva

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