Sunday, December 8, 2019

Maritime & Fisheries News

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

fleet electrification

Fleet electrification pilot to begin on first cruise ships

Cruise operator Carnival Corporation has announced it will begin a trial fleet electrification programme on its AIDA Cruises line, beginning in 2020. AIDA vessels will...
uk marine preservation

UK marine preservation scheme extended

A UK marine preservation initiative protecting key species has been extended with an additional £7m (€7.72m) in funding. The Blue Belt scheme, implemented in 2016...
joint industry guidance

Joint Industry Guidance issued for low sulphur fuel transition

A coalition of maritime industry bodies has produced comprehensive Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of low sulphur fuel. From 1 January 2020,...
healthy sustainable aquaculture

Healthy sustainable aquaculture is the future of fish farming

Producers can now implement healthy sustainable aquaculture in a way that was not previously possible in the fish farming sector. New, innovative ingredients are becoming...
hybrid vessel

Hybrid vessel sets new standards for shipping

UK shipbuilder Wight Shipyard Co’s new hybrid vessel can help operators including port and river authorities, the police, Ministry of Defence (MOD) and Royal...
enriching aquaculture

Enriching aquaculture can boost fish survival, study finds

A new study has found that actively enriching aquaculture through habitat stimulation can result in significantly greater survival rates of fish stocks. The study, published...
electric ferry

Electric ferry successfully completes maiden voyage in Denmark

The world’s largest fully electric ferry has made its maiden commercial voyage between the ports of Søby and Fynshav in Southern Denmark. The electric ferry,...
save the vaquita

Save the vaquita porpoise, new report urges

A new report calls for sanctions against Mexico to save the vaquita porpoise, which is critically endangered due to extensive poaching. International environmental NGO the...
iuu fishing report

IUU fishing report highlights onshore offences

Illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing relies on low levels of onshore scrutiny, according to a new IUU fishing report. US-based global security data analysis...
maritime uk awards

Maritime UK Awards: finalists announced ahead of September ceremony

Finalists have been announced for the inaugural Maritime UK Awards, recognising outstanding achievement across the maritime industry. The Maritime UK Awards, which will be presented...

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