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Practical Handbook for Companies 2021

Subjective delimitation

Regulation: Article 113.1 LIS

They may benefit from this special regime provided for in Chapter XVI of Title VII of the aforementioned Law:

  1. The entities registered in any of the registers of shipping companies referred to in the Consolidated Text of the Law on State Ports and the Merchant Navy, approved by Royal Legislative Decree 2/2011, of 5 September, whose activity includes the operation of own or leased vessels.

    Natural or legal persons resident or domiciled in Spain or other States belonging to the European Economic Area shall be entitled to obtain the registration and flagging of civil vessels, provided that, in the latter case, they appoint a representative in Spain.

  2. Entities that carry out, in their entirety, the technical and crew management of vessels included in this special regime.

    technical and crew management means the assumption of full responsibility for the safe operation of the ship and of all duties and responsibilities imposed by the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention adopted by the International Maritime Organisation through Resolution A 741.