Fourth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4)

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Newsletter: EMSA Newsletter for June 2019

European Maritime Day sets focus on the blue economy; Common Information Sharing Environment enters transitional phase to be coordinated by EMSA; EMSA participates in Paris MoU annual committee meeting; European Community Shipowners’ Associations gather at EMSA; IMO Member States Audit Scheme in Iceland; Croatian President pays visit to EMSA; Awareness-raising for the upcoming 0.50% cap on sulphur in marine fuel; EMSA enhances pollution response capability in the Black Sea; EMSA participates in Adriatic Spill Conference 2019; EU civil projection exercise ‘Cascade 19’ held in Portugal.

UPDATED – Event: 10th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR (Gdansk, 12-13 June 2019)

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Agenda Friends of the Presidency Group – Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) (14 June 2019)

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Event: MATES Validation Strategy Workshop (Brussels, 28 May 2019)

The European Commission (DG MARE) is actively tackling existing blue skills gaps, which could hinder the blue economy future growth.

MATES, an EU funded Erasmus+ project, explores this gap, mainly focussing on Blueprint for Skills in the shipbuilding and offshore renewable energy sectors.

A dedicated workshop will take place on 28th of May in Brussels to take stock of the results achieved and to validate the future lines of actions.

UPDATED – Event: Blue Bioeconomy Forum (Brussels, 25 June 2019)

Update: A preliminary agenda was published.

At this conference the European roadmap for the blue bioeconomy will be presented and discussed. You can contribute to the roadmap, get informed on the most important challenges and suggested solutions (on policy, environment and regulation; finance and business development; value chain, markets and consumers; and science, technology and innovation) and get in contact with other professionals working in or interested in the blue bioeconomy.

Press Release: Highlights from the European Maritime Day

Maritime stakeholders from all over Europe gathered on 16 and 17 May in Lisbon at the European Maritime Day. Read the highlights from the event to grasp what is currently going on in the blue sector.

The focus of 2019 Maritime Day was blue entrepreneurship, research, innovation and investment to boost sustainable technologies and emerging value chains in the wider ocean economy.

Press Release: In depth: Biggest-ever European Maritime Day offers an exciting world of discovery

With 1500 registered participants, EMD 2019 has broken all previous records, including for the biggest ever exhibition, with 105 exhibitors. Walking around offers a glimpse into the exciting opportunities our seas offer – and that plenty of businesses are starting to grasp.

Report: Release of the European Ocean Observing Conference report

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Black Sea Strategic Reseach and Innovation Agenda

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Press Release: How big is the EU’s Blue Economy? The EU report on potential of coasts and oceans to provide for sustainable economic growth published

The European Union’s blue economy continues growing. The economic activities related to oceans, seas and coastal areas recorded gross profit of EUR 74.3 billion in 2017, with 4 million persons employed, which is an increase of half a million since 2011.

Those figures come from the second edition of the EU blue economy report, published during the annual European Maritime Day conference in Lisbon, on 16 May 2019.

Press Release: Preliminary Agenda – Blue Bioeconomy Forum Second Conference

At this conference the European roadmap for the blue bioeconomy will be presented and discussed. You can contribute to the roadmap, get informed on the most important challenges and suggested solutions (on policy, environment and regulation; finance and business development; value chain, markets and consumers; and science, technology and innovation) and get in contact with other professionals working in or interested in the blue bioeconomy.

Event: WestMED Hackathons: “Blue Economy contribution to the Summit of the Two Shores” (Palermo, Italy, 14 May 2019)

The event, organised by the European Commission and the Co-Presidency of the Initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean, will showcase and develop concrete projects among businesses, investors, researchers, national and local authorities belonging to the western Mediterranean countries.

Press Release: EMODnet Secretariat progress update – 1st Quarter 2019

This update is based on the quarterly progress reports of the different EMODnet groups (Thematic Portals, Data Ingestion Portal), and supplemented with updates from the Secretariat. This is the ninth Secretariat progress report since the start of the EMODnet Development Phase III (2017-2020) and covers activities developed within EMODnet in the period January-February-March 2019.

Press Release: European Maritime Day in Lisbon 16-17 May 2019: Registration closing on 10 May!

Just a few days left to register for European Maritime Day (EMD) in Lisbon. Registration will close on 10 May 2019 (17.00 Brussels time)! This year EMD focuses on blue entrepreneurship, innovation and investment and offers an intense programme tackling all about blue economy. Starting with an inspirational opening session, the conference offers 8 breakout sessions organised by the European Commission focusing on a number of strategic EU policy initiatives to support Europe’s sustainable blue economy.

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