MARITIME CHRONICLES

ELECTROFUELS: DECARBONIZATION OF MARITIME TRANSPORT

By: Raúl Villa Caro. Doctorate in Naval and Oceanic Engineering and Captain of the Merchant Navy. Secretary of the EXPONAV Foundation.

Nowadays most of the ships in the world are propelled by diesel engines powered by liquid fuel, the so-called "marine diesel oil". Therefore, in the search for alternative solutions to decarbonize the oceans, the race has begun to find clean alternative fuels that can replace the existing ones.

PORT SECTOR IN COLOMBIA

By: EMPRESA MULTIMODAL SAS

Maritime transportation is a fundamental tool for globalization, foreign trade and the supply chain of countries. For this reason, the port system is a fundamental component for commercial activities between economies, since it allows the development of maritime transportation operations in a continuous and efficient manner.

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN PORTS

By: Tatiana Rabat. Project and Development Management. Grupo Puerto de Cartagena

Sustainability is the ability to continue a given behavior indefinitely. Hence the concept of environmental sustainability as the conservation and protection of the environment indefinitely.

According to the United Nations World Commission on Environment and Development in 1984, environmental sustainability consists of acting in a way that ensures that future generations will have sufficient resources available to have the same quality of life, or better, than present generations.