Saturday, March 23, 2019

Maritime & Fisheries News

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

Adriatic Sea fishing

Adriatic Sea fishing: MEPs approve new rules

MEPs on the European Fisheries Committee (PECH) have agreed to adopt a new multiannual plan for Adriatic Sea fishing of small pelagic fish. The draft...
Global Shipping Business Network

Global Shipping Business Network to connect industry

Nine major shipping industry operators have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch the Global Shipping Business Network, an open digital platform. The network,...
Greek merchant shipping industry

Greek merchant shipping industry stifled by Trump’s sanctions

Sanctions imposed on Iran by US President Donald Trump could have a knock-on effect on the Greek merchant shipping industry, the world’s largest exporter...
Irish fishery controls

Irish fishery controls deeply flawed, audit finds

A draft European Commission audit has found “severe and significant weaknesses” in Irish fishery controls. The investigation, conducted by the commission’s directorate-general for maritime affairs...
open loop scrubbers

Open loop scrubbers help ship owners cheat emissions targets

In the face of a 2020 deadline to reduce the air pollution produced by their ships, owners are saving money by installing open loop...
Marine Protected Areas

Marine Protected Areas: why bother?

Government Europa speaks to Jean-Luc Solandt of the Marine Conservation Society about the importance of having well-managed Marine Protected Areas. We live on one planet,...
marine plastic pollution

Marine plastic pollution funding receives boost in Scotland

Zero Waste Scotland has made funds available for investment in solutions to marine plastic pollution. Speaking at the 2018 Scottish Resources Conference Roseanna Cunningham MSP,...
Fishing quotas

Fishing quotas approved by Agriculture and Fisheries Council

The EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council has reached an agreement for fishing quotas in the Baltic Sea in 2019, in the face of criticism from...
Marine energy efficiency

Marine energy efficiency: prioritising the energy audit

The principle of energy efficiency has been around for a long time and is widely deployed - basic energy efficiency awareness can achieve savings...
Maritime bridge technology leaders launch new innovations

Maritime bridge tech leaders launch new innovations

Hatteland Display AS are one of the market leaders in maritime bridge displays. They released their new and improved technology at SMM Hamburg 2018. As...

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