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Essential Elements for Port LegislationProduct of a collaboration of the Associate Member, E&M International Consulting, under the direction of the maritime and port expert, Lludelis Espinal with the support of the Ibero-American Institute of Maritime Law (IIDM). This document is in Word format so that the CIP Community can incorporate comments and points they consider necessary and send their proposal to the CIP Secretariat.Lludelis EspinalSpanish07-2023
Summary Essential Elements in Port LegislationThis document is a summary of the product of a collaboration with a CIP Associate Member, E&M International Consulting, under the direction of maritime and port expert, Lludelis Espinal. This document presents a series of elements that could be considered essential to be included in a modern port legislation.Lludelis EspinalSpanish07-2023
The Legal Framework to Promote and Regulate the Digital Transformation of Latin America's PortsSummary of the study conducted by Dr. Elizalde which aimed to identify the level of digitalization of the ports involved, point out the main barriers or loopholes for digitalization, and establish the main legal issues linked to digital transformation in ports.Dr. Pedro Elizalde MonteagudoSpanish06-2023
Note on the Guide to Port Legislation This Note presents a series of diagnostic areas that countries can use to evaluate existing legislation. It identifies areas that are not regulated and those that must be adapted to a new port model. It establishes specific definitions and clear guidelines on port policy.CIP SecretariatEnglish01-31-2017
Guide to Port Legislation The Guide to Port Legislation establishes the basic laws, which currently involves the port sector and related services, to ensure legal security and private investment through concessions, authorizations, contract or any other form of private participations in ports. In addition, provide a legal framework that allows for efficient and competitive management and operations, without becoming an obstacle to environmental, and port security and safety measures.José Antonio Pejovés Macedo through the CIP SecretariatEnglish10-10-2015
Compendium on Port Legislation of the AmericasIts main objective is to illustrate different normative realities of CIP Member States. It also aims at providing the port community of the Americas with management models and expertise of qualified legal specialists of the port sector in the region and lays the foundations to create a tool for a possible harmonization of port legislation.National Ports Administration (ANP) of Uruguay and the CIP SecretariatSpanish2014