Registry of seaports to be created in Azerbaijan

Business Materials 3 February 2014 20:22

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 3
By Abbas Akhundov - Trend:

A state registry of seaports will be created in Azerbaijan. A bill on seaports envisages this.
The bill was recommended by Azerbaijani parliament's economic policy committee on Jan. 31 for discussion at the parliament's plenary session.

The registry will include the data on the ports, their technical characteristics, capabilities, services for freight and passenger vessels.

A port will be removed from the registry after it is closed.

The law will regulate relations in merchant shipping at the sea ports, as well as the ports' construction, opening and closing and the work there.

The law will reflect the basis for state regulation of seaports' operation. It will also cover the activities of shipping agents, marine terminal operators, carriers, port infrastructure owners, as well as issues regarding the financing of ports' operations and terms for renting of the state owned property.

Translated by NH
Edited by CN