Tag: Spain

  • Spanish Trade Unions Cancel Port Strike

    April 17: The unions CCOO, UGT and CIG have called off the 24-hour strike previously planned for ports on April 17, after the president of Ports of the State, Salvador […]

  • Spain Takes Over EU Anti-Piracy Mission from Britain due to Brexit

    March 29: Spain on Friday (Mar 29) took over from Britain command of a European Union maritime mission that combats piracy off the coast of Somalia as Britain’s planned departure […]

  • Sintraport Ends Strikes at Barcelona Port

    March 20: Spanish autonomous truck drivers association Sintraport has decided not to call new mobilisations and to sit down again on the negotiating table. Making the decision had been difficult, as […]

  • Strike Blocks Container Trucks at Barcelona Port

    March 12-15 2019: The autonomous container transporters of the port of Barcelona started their first day of work stoppages, with slow marches of trucks in the morning and in the […]

  • IMO fisheries protection

    Spain signs up to IMO agreement. Key fishing vessel safety treaty boosted with accession by Spain Spain is latest country to accede to the International Maritime Organization’s Cape Town Agreement […]

  • EU NAVFOR destroys vessel

    Vessel destroyed. Pirate whaler seized and destroyed by EU NAVFOR In the morning of Sunday 28th October 2018, EU NAVFOR military personnel seized an active Pirate Action Group (PAG) whaler […]

  • NATO looks at USVs

    NATO looks to tech solutions. Thirteen Allies to cooperate on the introduction of Maritime Unmanned Systems At our Summit in Brussels in July, NATO leaders endorsed the implementation of NATO’s […]

  • Op Atalanta renewed

    Renewed mandate until 2020. EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta: ‘Mandate continues, Business as usual’ EU NAVFOR is pleased to confirm that following the decision from the Council of the European Union […]

  • Operation Neptune underway

    Four suspects detained in the first week of operation. Morocco Joins Interpol-Led Counter-Terrorism Operation ‘Neptune’ By Tarek Bazza Interpol announced Friday it has deployed agents in Mediterranean seaports in eight […]

  • Fleets avoid Gulf of Guinea

    Crew kidnappings and armed robberies raise concerns. European tuna vessels avoid Gulf of Guinea amid rising piracy threat By Matilde Mereghetti BARCELONA, Spain — European tuna vessels are avoiding fishing in […]