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.

Are Europe's marine data fit for purpose? - outcome of stress tests

Stress tests show that EMODnet and Copernicus have made significant improvements in access and usability of EU's marine data but that much remains to be done. Many data are still hidden, unavailable or mutually incompatible. Fisheries impact, river discharges and coastal erosion are particularly troublesome. efforts are underway to tackle these parameters

Last update: 24/02/17

TAG Meeting 23 - February, 10th 2017

Overview of the 23rd TAG Meeting, this article contains the presentations delivered during the TAG

Event date: 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Last update: 14/02/17

7th EMODnet Steering Committee Meeting

Letters have been sent awarding contracts to winners of the tenders and the third phase of EMODnet is due to begin. Thee resolution wil be even better, distribution on more chemical and biological species will be available and, for the first time, marine litter and underwater noise will be dealt with.

Event date: 15/02/2017 - 14:00
Last update: 13/02/17

EMODnet Secretariat progress update – January 2017

While the EMODnet community awaits the results of the evaluation of proposals submitted for EMODnet phase III (EASME/EMFF/2016/006), progress continued especially within the framework of the EMODnet Sea-basin stress tests. This EMODnet progress provides an overview of the progress and activities undertaken in the period November 2016-December 2016 and is largely based on the bi-monthly reports of the EMODnet projects supplemented with updates from the Secretariat.

Last update: 20/02/17

How good are Mediterranean marine data? draft of second data adequacy report

looks at availability and appropriateness of marine data in the Mediterranean

Last update: 07/02/17

Draft annual progress report 2016 for EMODnet

This report presents an overview of the progress of the thematic portals and regional activities achieved during the third year of operation of the EMODnet Secretariat, i.e. in the period from September 2015 to September 2016. This indicator report will feed into a stakeholder report for a non specialist audience.

Last update: 09/02/17

How good are marine data in the Mediterranean? - first data adequacy report

The first data adequacy report looks primarily at availability of data. They will be tested for appropriateness in a second phase

Last update: 07/02/17

How fit for purpose is Europe's marine data infrastructure?

reports from the sea basin stress tests - background information for the stakeholder conference 14-15 February 2017

Last update: 13/02/17


this revised version takes into account comments on the first draft and also includes reaction to those comments

Last update: 31/01/17

25th meeting of the Member States expert group on Μaritime Policy

25th Meeting of the Maritime Policy Member State Experts Group, 16 February 2017 (10:00-17:00), Venue: Albert Borschette Congress Center (CCAB) - Rue Froissart 36 - 1040 Brussels

Event date: 16/02/2017 (All day)
Last update: 15/02/17

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