Sunday, April 21, 2019

Maritime & Fisheries News

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

Vella hails implementation of reforms to the Common Fisheries Policy

Vella hails implementation of reforms to the Common Fisheries Policy

European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs Karmenu Vella has welcomed efforts to implement reforms to the Common Fisheries Policy of the EU, and the economic...
EU-funded project explores electric drive train ferry service

EU-funded project to launch electric drive train ferry service

A Horizon 2020-funded project named E-Ferry will launch an electric drive train ferry service this summer, connecting a Danish island to the mainland. E-Ferry launched...
IMO agrees strategy for cutting carbon dioxide emissions in shipping

IMO agrees strategy for cutting carbon dioxide emissions in shipping

The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee has agreed an initial strategy for cutting carbon dioxide emissions in shipping. Proposals for cutting carbon dioxide...
IMO meets on greenhouse gas emission reduction strategy for shipping

IMO meets on greenhouse gas emission reduction strategy for shipping

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) is meeting this week to adopt a new greenhouse gas emission reduction strategy for...
Smart initiatives for the smartPORT of Hamburg

Smart initiatives for the smartPORT of Hamburg

Government Europa speaks to Dr Sebastian Saxe, CIO and CDO of the Hamburg Port Authority, about the smartPORT project, enhancing mobility and infrastructure within the...
Investing in a green future for sustainable shipping

Investing in a green future for sustainable shipping

The EIB answered the questions of Government Europa about the agreement and the complications which green, sustainable shipping projects are facing. In February 2018, the European...
T&E report climate ambitions of EU member states

T&E report climate ambitions of EU member states

A new report released by Transport & Environment (T&E) has ranked the climate ambitions of EU member states in efforts to decarbonise their shipping...
The future of fisheries management

The future of fisheries management

The Institute of Fisheries Management (IFM) is an international organisation of those sharing interests in the modern management of recreational and commercial fisheries. Robert...
EU proposes multi-annual plan for managing fish stocks

EU proposes multi-annual plan for managing fish stocks

The European Commission has proposed a sweeping multi-annual plan for managing fish stocks in the western Mediterranean Sea. According to a recent economic report, catches...
Global environmental organisations criticise EU approach © Annika Haas (EU2017EE)

Global environmental organisations criticise EU fisheries proposals

A group of stakeholders from global environmental organisations have urged the EU to protect environmental standards ahead of negotiations on marine regulations. Ahead of the...

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