Publication of the Department of Shipping and Transport Law of Garrigues focused on the Maritime Law in the EU, Spain and Portugal.
1. EUROPEAN UNION AND INTERNATIONAL
1.1 Legislation and legislative developments
1.1.1. The treaty establishing the Transport Community, between the European Union and the South East European parties (the Republic of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and the Republic of Serbia) has been published.
1.2 Recent case law
1.2.1. Spain fined for not enforcing CJEU judgment
1.2.2. Compensation for delay or cancellation of a flight must be calculated according to the direct distance between point of departure and destination
2.1 Legislation and legislative developments
2.1.1. Royal Decree 873/2017, of September 29, 2017, on the grant of aid to the shipbuilding industry for research and development and innovation has been published
2.1.2. Royal Decree 874/2017, of September 29, 2017 on official support in the form of a subsidy for the interest rate on shipbuilding credit facilities
2.1.3. Decision by Spanish port authority Puertos del Estado approving the validation procedure for stevedore workers
2.2 Recent case law
2.2.1. Probative force of flight screenshots questioned
2.2.2. Supreme Court confirms that the liability for maritime claims resulting from damage caused by a recreational vessel moored at a port cannot be limited