The Latin word maritĭmus he arrived in Spanish as maritime . East adjective It is used to qualify that linked to the sea : the set of salt water that covers much of the planet's surface land .
He Marine transport , in this framework, it is the system that allows the transfer of objects and people from one place to another through the sea . This transport is possible thanks to the boats that cross the waters and the ports that allow the departure and arrival of the ships, as well as other resources and infrastructure.
Maritime transport is the most used for international commercial operations. Whether in bulk or in containers, many merchandise is carried from one country to another in ships. It should be noted that this type of transport is also usually used for the concretion of operations of cabotage .
On the other hand, the World Maritime Day It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of each September. The day was established by the United Nations General Assembly with the objective of valuing maritime transport and promoting its sustainable growth.
Every year, the International Maritime Organization proposes a theme for World Maritime Day, which serves to reflect throughout the day. Some of the most prominent from 2011 to 2019 have been piracy, the sinking of the Titanic, maritime education, the legacy of maritime transport and the importance of women in the community .
The concept of promenade It is used in Spain to designate a series of public transition spaces between land and water that are built in urban areas with different styles and functions. While all of its aspects, both functional and aesthetic, depend on political, legal, cultural, economic, social and urban issues, they are usually built to protect urban areas from water in emergency situations.
This name is received in Spain, while it is called pier in the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador, and waterfront in Argentina, Urugua, Paraguay and Bolivia. In addition to storm protection, the promenade can facilitate access to the beach and provide the population with a wide pedestrian promenade complemented by different commercial and cultural offerings.
Along a promenade we usually find catering stalls, beach goods stores, shopping centers with entertainment proposals and also private spas. On the other hand, the performances of street artists are also common, who find in these spaces a concentration of people much greater than in urban centers, without the interference of traffic and the noise of the street. city .
As a meeting point between friends and family, the promenade represents an ideal place throughout the year, since regardless of the temperature It always offers stunning views of the sea. The activities that can be done there are very diverse: from exercising to sitting down to reading, each one gives it its own meaning.
Along the history , the sea began having uses such as fishing and military defense, which took several centuries for citizens to enjoy as a space for recreation and rest. Within this framework, the construction of the promenades complemented the urbanization of the areas near the beaches.
A maritime league , meanwhile, is a measure equivalent to 5555.55 meters . It is known as maritime day also at the time of the day: an interval of 24 hours in the navigation . The usual thing is to start counting the maritime day at 12.
The idea of maritime health Finally, it refers to the services of the government intended for the preservation of health in port areas, linking to navigation.