Flag State Summary – Spain

Main administrative office
Directorate General of Merchant Marine
C/Ruiz de Alarcon, 1
28071 - Madrid

Telephone: 00 34 91 339 71 20
Fax: 00 34 91 339 71 13
E-mail:
internet: http://www.fomento.es/MFOM/LANG_EN/DIRECCIONES_GENERALES/MARINA_MERCANTE/

Certification Procedure
We understand that the Spanish authorities may require Bunkers and CLC applications to be submitted up to 30 days before the date on which the certificate is to enter into force. It is recommended that Members check with those authorities to ensure timely submission of applications.


Applications for CLC certificates should be sent to the same contact dealing with the Bunker Convention applications.

Contact Details in respect of Bunkers Convention certification
Mr. Fernando Blanco
Head of Dumping and Marine Pollution Section
Direction General for Merchant Marine
C/Ruiz de Alarcon, 1 
28071-1
Madrid

Tel: +34 91 597 9181
Fax: +34 91 597 9235

E-mail: fblanco@fomento.es

Miscellaneous
Accepts electronic Blue Cards from the IG of P&I Clubs and Insurance companies on Ministry of Economy Register in .pdf format but not sent by e-mail (i.e. accepts hard copy that have been printed from an electronic .pdf version but does not require the original).

Applications for CLC certificates should be sent to the same contact dealing with the Bunker Convention applications.

Last updated: 5th November 2009

Emergency Contacts


If you need to call our offices out of hours and at weekends, click After Office hours for a up to date list of the names of the Duty Executives and their mobile phone numbers. 

Ship Finder


This Ship Finder is updated on a daily basis. Members who need to advise the Club of updates to their recorded ships' details should advise their usual underwriting contact.