Maritime forum


The Maritime Forum aims to improve communication amongst EU maritime policy stakeholders. It allows parties interested in the EU maritime policy to communicate on a common platform. They can publish events, documents and follow developments in their areas of interest. Information can be shared amongst a closed community or published openly. Anybody can register to the forum and comment on its content.

Second meeting between Commissioner Vella and CEOs of European marine institutes

the first meeting concluded that the effectiveness of marine observation and mapping could improve with better coordination of individual activities. This meeting is a follow up to an earlier meeting

Last update: 01/07/16

Presentations to the 22nd TAG meeting

All the presentations delivered to the 22nd TAG meeting are included in this article

Last update: 30/06/16

Scottish Government Demonstration Strategy:Trialling Methods for Tracking the Fine Scale Underwater Movements of Marine Mammals in Areas of Marine Renewable Energy Development.

The Secretariat has been asked to advise Forum members of the availability of the following report, which is available at:

Last update: 27/06/16

ATLANTIC STRATEGY IN ACTION (includes webstreams)

how to make best use of EU funding to implement the Strategy and the Action Plan

Event date: 08/06/2016 (All day)
Last update: 08/06/16

workshop on regional cooperation in the North Sea

The workshop will explore ways to facilitate and accelerate strategic public-private initiatives harnessing Blue Growth economic opportunities in the North Sea, including possible consortia for the DG MARE Blue Tech call. It will also help identify DG MARE how to use available funds for thematic support actions for the North Sea and start discussions on possible investment platforms.

Event date: 20/06/2016 (All day)
Last update: 30/05/16

EMODnet Secretariat progress update - May 2015

EMODnet progress update largely based on the bi-monthly reports of the thematic lots covering the months March-April 2016, supplemented with updates from the Secretariat.

Last update: 31/05/16

6th EMODnet Steering Committee Meeting Agenda

The EMODnet Steering Committee is composed of EMODnet project coordinators, representatives from the European Commission and the EMODnet Secretariat to discuss progress, improve coherence of various activities, increase collaboration and guide the development of the Central EMODnet portal.

Event date: 21/06/2016 - 10:30
Last update: 16/06/16

European Commission SET plan Action 1 - ocean energy- Issues Paper for your comments/inputs by 17/06/2016 – published on behalf of the SET Plan Secretariat

Last September the European Commission adopted a Communication entitled 'Towards an Integrated Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan: accelerating the European Energy System Transformation' ( ).

Last update: 26/05/16

23rd Meeting of the Maritime Policy Member State Experts Group

23rd Meeting of the Maritime Policy Member State Experts Group

Last update: 26/05/16

Marine Data Ingestion contract signed

this will provide a gateway for public or private bodies to deliver their data for safekeeping

Last update: 23/05/16

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