Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Maritime & Fisheries News

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

eastern baltic cod

Eastern Baltic cod fishing faces emergency ban

The European Commission has implemented a full emergency ban on commercial fishing of the imperilled Eastern Baltic cod until the end of the year. The...
maritime blockchain network

Maritime blockchain network receives new support

The Global Shipping Business Network, an open distributed ledger technology platform for maritime businesses, has acquired nine new signatories. Shipping management software provider CargoSmart, which...
clean maritime plan

Clean maritime plan to cut emissions from UK shipping

The UK government has announced an ambitious clean maritime plan, committing its fleet to cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The clean maritime plan, to be implemented...
hybrid cruise ship roald amundsen

Hybrid cruise ship Roald Amundsen’s maiden voyage begins

The world’s first hybrid cruise ship, Hurtigruten’s Roald Amundsen, last week became the first cruise ship to operate solely on electric battery power. The Roald...
uk fishing safety

UK fishing safety boost includes training, flotation devices

The UK’s Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani has announced the deployment of £700,000 (€781,162) in funding to boost UK fishing safety. The funding, announced as part...
maritime safety action plan

Maritime Safety Action Plan launched in UK

The UK’s Department for Transport launched its first Maritime Safety Action Plan, aimed at reducing preventable deaths on recreational boats, this week. The Maritime Safety...
Let’s talk about the three finalists for the Nor-Fishing Foundation Innovation Award 2019

Let’s talk about the three finalists for the Nor-Fishing Foundation Innovation Award 2019

The world’s largest aquaculture technology exhibition, Aqua Nor, has received a total of 30 applications for this year's Innovation Award – Discover more about...
cargo community blockchain

Cargo community blockchain system launched

Cargo community provider MGI has launched the world’s first cargo community system with integrated blockchain technology. MGI partnered with electrical systems firm Thales to integrate...
global port integrity index

Global Port Integrity Index to combat maritime corruption

Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has partnered with the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) to develop a Global Port Integrity Index. MACN, a global industry network...
imo 2020 compliance

IMO 2020 compliance: emissions reduction tactics considered

As the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new rules governing shipping emissions post-2020 approach, shipping operators are weighing their options. By 1 January 2020, ships must...

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