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Los jueces del Campo de Gibraltar se movilizan ante la falta de medios contra el narcotráfico

 

 

 

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Un macrojuicio contra el narcotráfico en Algeciras. / ERASMO FENOY

Los jueces se movilizan frente a la falta de medios para la lucha contra el narcotráfico, que todos coinciden que exige un replanteamiento.

Mientras la Comisión Permanente del Consejo General del Poder Judicial ha encargado un informe sobre la situación de los juzgados de Cádiz y Huelva con causas de narcotráfico, los jueces de Algeciras han mantenido una reunión de urgencia para analizar la situación y proponer mejoras y la asociación de Juezas y Jueces para la Democracia en Andalucía

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El Gobierno estudia reclamar a la armadora del buque que causó el vertido de pellets en Galicia

 

 

 

 

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La Xunta advierte que recurrirá a los tribunales si el Ejecutivo central no exige compensaciones económicas por el coste de la limpieza de las playas

FERROL, 12/01/2024.- Una persona recoge pellets este viernes en las costas de Ferrol, en una jornada en la que continúa la llegada a los arenales gallegos de estas pequeñas esferas de plástico tras la caída de un contenedor del buque Toconao el pasado mes de diciembre. EFE/Kiko Delgado / Kiko Delgado EFE

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El Gobierno asegura que está valorando si presenta reclamación contra la empresa armadora del buque Toconao por el vertido de pellets en enero pasado en las costas gallegas. Una petición que ha realizado en las últimas horas la Xunta

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EU Agrees to Legislation Enhancing Flag State and Port State Inspections

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 EU seeks to enhance Flag State and Port State inspection routines to improve maritime safety (file photo)

PUBLISHED MAR 1, 2024 12:45 PM BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE

The European Council and Parliament reached provisional agreements on key pieces of legislation to further strengthen maritime safety. The steps focus on enhancing the administration of both Flag State and Port State inspections as well as expanding the regimes to ensure consistency and interaction among the different organizations responsible for executing the inspections.

“Today’s agreements will substantially contribute to safer and cleaner maritime transport in Europe,” said Paul Van Tigchelt, Belgian deputy prime and minister of justice and the North Sea. “Our marine environment will be better protected, and the highest standards of shipping will be adequately preserved

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Titanic Imaging Expedition Set for May Despite U.S. Government Opposition

 

 

 

Titanic Imaging Expedition Set for May Despite U.S. Government Opposition

 

Titanic continues to attract worldwide attention more than 100 years after she sank on her maiden voyage

PUBLISHED MAR 1, 2024 4:50 PM BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE

 

RMS Titanic, the firm that owns the salvage rights to the Titanic shipwreck, is set to return to the site announcing that they have scheduled its next expedition for May 2024. The firm which is officially the salvor-in-possession of the famed ocean liner, says it intends to utilize the site visit to gather a detailed assessment of artifacts that can be targeted for future recovery. 

The company has organized eight previous dives to the Titanic and on seven of them has recovered a total of

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Lessons learned: Ships should be converted to using low-sulphur-compliant fuel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Several reporters informed CHIRP about an event in which their tanker was burning Intermediate Fuel Oil (IFO) with a sulphur content of 2.4%, even though the vessel was not fitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system (scrubber) to reduce the sulphur content to below 0.5% as required by MARPOL VI Regulation 14. 

The ship trades worldwide and is not fitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system (scrubber) to reduce the sulphur content below 0.5%. (MARPOL VI reg 14). To avoid detection, they knew the vessel switched to burning marine diesel fuel when operating in ports or emission control areas (ECA).

The reporters were highly concerned about reporting this

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