Friday, December 6, 2019

Maritime & Fisheries News

Government Europa brings you the latest Maritime & Fisheries News from across the field of European Government Policy.

ocean plastic monitoring

Ocean plastic monitoring guidelines released

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has overseen the publication of new guidelines on monitoring plastic levels in the ocean. The guidelines, compiled by IMO-sponsored United...
clean maritime fuel

Clean maritime fuel: Carnival shifts to greener oil

Cruise ship giant Carnival has announced its vessels traversing the Arctic have made the transition from heavy fuel oil to the cleaner low sulphur...
women in ports

Women in ports: 32 per cent of active port professionals are female

A monitoring exercise by the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has found that nearly a third of the EU’s port professionals are women. ESPO, which...
smart boat initiative

Smart Boat Initiative to boost maritime sustainability

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has announced the launch of its Smart Boat Initiative, using new technology to promote sustainability in fishing. The EDF, a...
2019 aquaculture awards

2019 Aquaculture Awards reward marine innovation

Submissions closed today for the 2019 Aquaculture Awards, which will celebrate innovation and developments in the field of aquaculture. Nominations have closed in all eight...
fishing technical measures

Fishing technical measures: rules to modernise

EU representatives have reached an agreement on updating technical measures pertaining to marine conservation and fisheries management. Ambassadors from the Member States endorsed the accord...
European Maritime Single Window

European Maritime Single Window approved

The European Parliament and Council have agreed on a regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window, to the approval of industry groups. The new framework,...
Sweden, UK and Ireland overfishing

Overfishing: Sweden, UK and Ireland top offenders

The UK and Ireland have ranked second and third on this year’s Landing the Blame report, which measures overfishing in the EU. The report, compiled...
Time for a better understanding of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

Time for a better understanding of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

A tool designed to provide a better understanding of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) worldwide has been announced. The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized...
Apparently, you can recycle ships?

Apparently, you can recycle ships?

One of the five major ship recycling countries in the world, Turkey, has approved the IMO Hong Kong Convention, the treaty for safe and...

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