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About the name and the logo

Portius is a contraction of the Latin words for port and law: portus and ius. This Latin inspiration is warranted by the key role Ancient Rome played in the development of the law and of port law in particular. More information on the history of port law can be found on the Port Law page.

Logo Portius

The logo of Portius likewise refers to port law. The blue is the port's water. The red and green are the colours used in the lateral buoyage system to indicate the right and left side of the fairway and hence the access route to a port. In other words, our logo invites you to safely enter the world of port law.