Credibility and stability distinguishes Madeira


Roy Garibaldi, member of the board of Sociedade de Desenvolvimento da Madeira S.A. (SDM), the company that has the concession to manage the International Business Centre of Madeira (IBC), explains how the island is growing into an important Atlantic business destination and how the International

Our office in Funchal


Carina Gouveia, Irene Pereira and Carla Olival are in charge of Euromar’s office in Funchal, the capital of the beautiful island of Madeira, a Portuguese autonomous region. Their main functions, working from their location on Funchal’s most central road, is to support ship registration and

GAMA’s crucial role in making the maritime industries safer


TheGabinete de Investigação de Acidentes Marítimos e da Autoridade para a Meteorologia Aeronáutica (GAMA) is a key service of Portugal’s Maritime Administration. Its goal is to help reduce the number of maritime accidents by investigating incidents and casualties, identifying the cause, developing and disseminating reports

Portugal backs EISAP on ballast water


Following a request made expressly by EISAP on behalf of the interests of international shipowners with vessels registered in Madeira, the Portuguese maritime administration issued Circular 43 authorizing the disharmonizing of the International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate on March 3 2017. 

In practice, the measure gives shipowners the opportunity to have ballast water treatment

Germany subsidises EU flags


The German government has implemented a unique and far-reaching new scheme in support of the German flag, with a number of measures either directly or indirectly supporting vessels operating under the flag. In so doing, the German government is seeking to ensure the education of

Estoril and Cascais – so much to discover just 30 minutes from Li...


Now that the winter is over it's time to start dreaming about sunny summer days and the lure of outdoor activities. If you are planning your summer break why not include Portugal in your plans? Or more precisely, the beautiful coastline of Estoril and Cascais, just 30 minutes from