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norway aquaculture funding

Norway aquaculture funding to protect salmon fisheries

The government of Norway has allocated 10m kroner (€994,828) to funding aquaculture research in the wake of a severe algae outbreak earlier this year. The...
hawai'i sea grant

Hawai’i Sea Grant receives aquaculture funding boost

The University of Hawai’i Sea Grant College Programme has been awarded nearly $1.4m (€1.27m) to research and develop new aquaculture opportunities. The funding, issued by...
maritime innovation funding

Maritime innovation funding for Kraken Robotics

Canadian marine technology developer Kraken Robotics will receive C$749,746 (€513,109.02) in maritime innovation funding from the National Research Council of Canada. The maritime innovation funding...
European Maritime and Fisheries Fund: developing a sustainable blue economy

European Maritime and Fisheries Fund: developing a sustainable blue economy

The new, streamlined European Maritime and Fisheries Fund for the period spanning 2021-2027 was introduced in June 2018 to encourage the development of a sustainable...
eu-canada maritime partnership

EU-Canada maritime partnership a major step forward

The EU-Canada maritime partnership is committed to combating the negative effects of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fisheries, marine pollution and climate change. The European...
norway green shipping

Norway green shipping action plan to halve emissions by 2030

The Norwegian government has produced a comprehensive action plan for maritime emissions reduction and green shipping in Norway. In a report detailing its plan for...
sustainable fishing opportunities

Sustainable fishing opportunities proposed for Mediterranean, Black Seas

The European Commission has adopted its first ever proposal on sustainable fishing opportunities in the Mediterranean and Black Seas. The proposal, drawn up in accordance...
future of shipping

Future of shipping: Europe’s ports can keep a competitive edge

Magda Kopczynska, Director for Waterborne Transport at European Commission, speaks about the future of shipping. At the annual European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) conference –...
brexit funding for uk ports

Brexit funding for UK ports worth £10m to be distributed

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) will provide £10m (€11.21m) in funding to prepare 16 ports for the economic and industrial impacts of Brexit. The...
aquaculture in europe

Aquaculture in Europe: an economic overview

Aquaculture in Europe has a huge potential for growth as a relatively young industry, say economists Jordi Guillen and Natacha Carvalho. Global aquaculture production (including...

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