Marinem Merchant Decree N? 4780/73 - Modification - Full Text Of The Norm

Original Language Title: MARINAM MERCANTE DECRETO N? 4780/73 - MODIFICACION - Texto completo de la norma

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Partially amend Decree 4.780/73.

N° 448
Bs. As. 7/2/74

VISTO Decree No. 4780/73, Regulation of Decree-Law No. 20447/73; and


That the experience accumulated since the sanction of the aforementioned Decree has allowed to verify the existence of certain difficulties in its application;
That the changing nature of some of the subjects regulated by it requires the granting to the authority of application of a margin of flexibility that allows a better management of the activity;


Article 1 - Replace Articles 5, 7, 8, 10, 17, 18 and 27 of Decree No. 4780/73 with the following:

"Article 5o - The minimum dimensioning of state companies dedicated to overseas trade will correspond to the need to have a transport capacity that ensures a priority participation of these companies in the freights that the flag generates in such services, plus the capacity necessary for the opening and promotion of new traffics that require the commercial exchange of the country".

"Article 7o - In the case of regular traffics of general and frigorific cargo regulated by lectures of shipowners on which companies of state and private capital take place, the authority of application shall set the participation of each on the freights corresponding to the flag, according to the particular characteristics of each traffic".

"Article 8o - In the same case of the previous article, one or more state and private capital companies are affected to the service, the access of another will be conditioned on an agreement with that or that, which must be approved by the implementing authority to be nominated at the corresponding conference."

"Article 10. The dimensioning of state-owned shipowning companies in the river field will be given by the guidelines set out below, with their plans to adapt to them through the plans to renew the floating material:

(a) Cargo traffic: the State will develop its activity in a priority manner, especially in the international transport of minerals.

(b) Traffic in passengers, vehicles and transporters: The State shall have a priority intervention in both domestic and international services.

(e) Remolque-Maniobra: with priority intervention of state enterprises".

"Article 17. At the regular-line conferences involving part of the Argentine foreign trade, it will be ensured that the corresponding statutes stipulate that the presidency or vice-presidency of the same will be exercised by a representative of the Argentine shipowners, with seat in the country.

Such conferences should have committees in the Argentine Republic, with the capacity to negotiate and decide, by an executive officer of Argentine nationality. They will also be obliged to provide any information that, related to their specific activity, is required by the enforcement authority."

"Article 18. - Where appropriate, according to the provisions of art. 16 formalize freight distribution agreements, the position of the Argentine flag in them will be formulated by the enforcement authority."

"Article 27. - The implementing authority shall set on the basis of the medium- and long-term plans, the level and type of equipment appropriate for maintenance dredging and related tasks, so that the relevant divisions can carry out such tasks as a matter of priority."

Art. 2o - Contact, post, give to the National Directorate of the Official Register and archvese.

José B. Gelbard
Angel F. Robledo.