The general arrangement of maritime navigation and the Spanish civil fleet is also a Promotion competition. Thus, from this Ministry, the management and control of maritime traffic are ensured; the clearance, registration and flagging of civilian ships as well as the ordering and execution of inspections and technical, structural and equipment controls of civilian ships.
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), is an internationally renowned professional institution whose members are involved at all levels in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of marine vessels and structures. Members of RINA are widely represented in industry, universities and colleges, and maritime organisations in over ninety countries.
The fundamental aims of COIN are the organisation of the exercise of the profession, the defence of the professional interests of the members and the promotion, in close collaboration with AINE ( Spanish Association of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers), of the techniques specific to the profession.
The organization consists of 27 participating maritime Administrations and covers the waters of the European coastal States and the North Atlantic basin from North America to Europe. The mission is to eliminate the operation of sub-standard ships through a harmonized system of port State control.
The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV), which trades under the name of VALENCIAPORT, is the public body responsible for running and managing three state-owned ports along an 80km stretch of the Mediterranean coast in Eastern Spain: Valencia, Sagunto and Gandía.
Valencia Marina has located a twenty-minute journey (by bus or metro) from Valencia's city centre - the old town. It is an interesting place to head if you want to take a stroll and see the huge variety of boats that are moored there. You will find everything from small sailing boats to gigantic cruise liners bobbing in the ocean surrounding the marina
Marine Traffic displays real-time AIS vessels information and ships movements throughout the seas and ports over Google maps.
Is the representative organization of the nautical sector in Spain?
It currently integrates more than ninety per cent of the industrial and business fabric of the national recreational nautical,
as well as various autonomous associations.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is an executive agency of the United Kingdom working to prevent the loss of lives at sea and is responsible for implementing British and international maritime law and safety policy. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) launched the new Large Yacht Code (LY3) at the 2012 Monaco Yacht Show and replaced LY2 on 20th August 2013.
As a specialized agency of the United Nations, IMO is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping. Its main role is to create a regulatory framework for the shipping industry that is fair and effective, universally adopted and universally implemented