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.

legal aspects of marine environmental data

(1) Collection of information on access rights and restrictions on marine data (2) Analysis of general legal issues regarding access to data (3) Analysis of regulatory data provided to the Commission under the Common Fisheries Policy

Last update: 19/07/16

marine data infrastructure study

(a) an analysis of present marine data collection infrastructure; (b) an assessment of how much time and money is spent by various public and private data user organisation on different types of marine data; (c) an evaluation of the benefit of reducing uncertainty and (d) an analysis of the legal instruments that the EU could deploy for the establishment of EMODNET

Last update: 16/07/16

EU Commission DG Research & Innovation first Blue Economy Business and Science Forum – Hamburg Summit 12th & 13th September, 2016

Join us for the first Blue Economy Business and Science Forum – Hamburg Summit on the 12th

Last update: 07/07/16

Workshop - an end-to-end integrated and sustained European Ocean Observing System (EOOS)

On 8 September 2016, a draft roadmap for a European ocean observing system will be presented at a dedicated event at the European Parliament hosted by MEP Ricardo Serrão Santos.

Event date: 08/09/2016 (All day)
Last update: 06/07/16

EU RiCORE Project

The RiCORE project (Risk Based Consenting for Offshore Renewables) concludes at the end of June. Please see website for links to all of the publicly available deliverables including a brochure briefly introducing the aims of the project and the findings of each of the work packages.

Last update: 05/07/16

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: 05/07/16

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

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