Thursday, August 22, 2019

Maritime & Fisheries News

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

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...
EU ship inspection operators

EU ship inspection operators prepare for Brexit

With 60 days left before the UK leaves the EU, representatives of Member States are working to adapt legislation covering ship inspections. Members of the...
green fuel in Rotterdam

Green fuel in Rotterdam to receive funding boost

The Port of Rotterdam has made €5 million available via its Climate-Friendly Shipping scheme to fund maritime projects using low- and zero-carbon fuel. Shipping companies,...
blue growth

Blue growth: remote monitoring and energy for fish farms

Smalle Technologies has developed a range of smart, environmentally friendly products to boost sustainability in the blue growth sectors of aquaculture and offshore energy. As...
reducing plastic waste

Reducing plastic waste: £6 million fund announced

A new £6 million (€6.69 million) programme has been announced which will provide funding to UK businesses working towards reducing plastic waste. With more than...
EU port taxation Italy and Spain

EU port taxation: Italy and Spain to meet state aid requirements

The European Commission has called on Italy and Spain to adjust their rules governing EU port taxation in line with state aid laws. Ports in...

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