• 1. Trading restrictions

Trading restrictions

Trading restrictions imposed against Argentina:

None

 

Trading restrictions imposed by Argentina:

Transit between Argentina ports and the Falkland Islands
Decree 256/2010 on the authorization for vessels intending to transit between Argentina and the Falkland Islands.

Flag Waiver 
Although the Argentine "Law of the Reserve of Cargoes (1969)" relating to the carriage of goods by Argentine flag ships was revoked in 1991, there are still bilateral treaties which reserves the carriage of cargo between Argentina and the following countries to national tonnage only.

Armenia Moldavia
Azerbaijan Peru
Belorussia Russia
Brazil Tadjikistan
China* Turkmenia
Cuba Ukraine
Georgia Uruguay (relates solely to passenger vessels)
Kazakhstan Uzbekistan
Kirgizia

* excluding the islands of Kinmen, Matsu, Penghu and Taiwan and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

In cases where such national tonnage is not available, a flag waiver can be obtained allowing for the cargo to be carried on board non-national tonnage.


Explosives
The import, export and/or transit of explosives within Argentine ports/waters can only be undertaken subject to prior approval (Governmental Decree No. 302/83).


Toxic and /or Nuclear Residues
Vessels carrying such cargoes of prohibited from calling Argentine ports.


Union action
Seaman's Union (SOMU) require an ITF Blue Card Certificate at all ports where tug service is rendered prior to allowing their members (tugboats' crew) to proceed with the assistance. If a vessel does not have the required certificate no tug service will be provided. 

The list of flags subject to the above are currently as follows: 

Antigua and Barbuda

Jamaica

Bahamas

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

Barbados

Lebanon

Belize

Liberia

Bermuda

Malta

Bolivia

Marshall island

Cambodia

Mauritius

Cayman Islands

Mongolia

Comoros, Union of

Myanmar, Union of

Cyprus

Netherlands Antilles

France

Panama

Georgia

Sao Tome & Principe

Germany

Sri Lanka

Gibraltar

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Guinea, Equatorial

Tonga

Honduras

Vanuatu

In additon the Union is reported to be delaying berthing / unberthing of vessels flying the following flags. 

Antigua and Barbuda

Isle of Man

Bermuda

Malta

Cayman Islands

United Kingdom

Gibraltar

 




See also United Nations Security Council Resolutions

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