Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Maritime & Fisheries News

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

women in ocean science

Women in ocean science: Canadian research programmes announced

The World Maritime University (WMU) will conduct a major research project on the theme of empowering women in the maritime research sector. The project, whose...
european maritime and fisheries fund

European Maritime and Fisheries Fund: an overview

The new, streamlined European Maritime and Fisheries Fund for the period spanning 2021-2027 was introduced in June 2018. The new tranche of funding for the...
baltic sea overfishing

Baltic Sea overfishing in crisis, environmental groups say

Four NGOs focused around environmental issues have called for an end to herring and cod fishing in the Baltic Sea due to overfishing concerns. Coalition...
uk port infrastructure

UK port infrastructure investment should mimic EU mechanisms – BPA

The British Ports Association (BPA) has called for the UK’s upcoming Comprehensive Spending Review to consider greater investment in transport and infrastructure. In a letter...
green maritime methanol

Green Maritime Methanol project chooses ships for fuel trial

Green Maritime Methanol, a consortium of Dutch shipping providers and professional bodies, has selected nine ships to participate in its research on methanol as...
strategic importance of ports

Strategic importance of ports outlined in ESPO memo

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has issued a memorandum emphasising the role of port authorities in promoting sustainability and competitiveness. The memorandum was released...
maritime co2 reduction

Maritime CO2 reduction on track to hit 2030 targets

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has announced that the shipping industry is likely to achieve its CO2 reduction targets by 2030. ICS Secretary General...
transparency in aquaculture

Transparency in aquaculture: retailers sign charter on ethical fishing

UK retailers Marks & Spencer and Waitrose & Partners have signed the Environmental Justice Foundation’s (EJF) Charter for Transparency in aquaculture. The charter, which has...
autonomous shipping

Autonomous shipping: first autonomous vessel crosses North Sea

An autonomous marine vessel has successfully completed the journey between the UK and Belgium with a cargo of oysters. The USV Maxlimer, developed by maritime...
maritime black carbon emissions

Maritime black carbon emissions must decrease – Clean Arctic Alliance

The Clean Arctic Alliance has issued a call for international shipping operators and national governments to cut maritime black carbon emissions. Black carbon particles are...

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