Maritime Forum

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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.

Map of the Week – Aquaculture production by species

The Map of the Week shows aquaculture production by species and country.

Last update: 26/02/21

European Ocean Observing: EMODnet input to EC Consultation and European Parliament SEARICA event, 23 February 2021

From Autumn 2020 to February 2021 the European Commission (DG MARE) launched a public consultation towards a common EU approach to ocean observation. The consultation took part in two phases and aimed to gather opinions on the effectiveness, efficiency and fitness for purpose of ocean observation by the EU and its member states.

Last update: 26/02/21

EMODnet and nature directives

a meeting to see how collaboration could contribute more to knowledge on habitats and biodiversity

Start date: 19/02/2021 - 11:00
Last update: 22/02/21

Map of the Week – Ferrybox

The Map of the Week shows the position of ferryboxes in our seas and oceans worldwide. This information is supplied in near real-time by EMODnet Physics. The ferrybox is an automated surface water monitoring system fitted to the through-flow system of a ship.

Last update: 19/02/21

EMODnet: Providing Open Data, supporting Maritime Spatial Planning - New video and dataset

The EMODnet Secretariat is delighted to release EMODnet for Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP), the third video of a series of eight illustrating the fundamental role of EMODnet in society.

Last update: 18/02/21

Marine data to support aquaculture in the Mediterranean & Black Seas - 24 & 25 March - Save the date!

The European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform (EATIP), EMODnet and Mercator Ocean International (Copernicus Marine Service) together with DG MARE and DG DEFIS are organizing on 24-25 2021 March an online workshop entitled: “Marine data to support aquaculture in the Mediterranean & Black Seas”.

Last update: 12/02/21

Map of the Week – Posidonia oceanica distribution

The Map of the Week shows the distribution of Posidonia oceanica (commonly known as Neptune grass or Mediterranean tape weed), a seagrass species that is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea.

Last update: 12/02/21

We're taking part in the Green Deal Hackathon!

Eloïse Faure, Founding Member of the Youth4Ocean Forum is taking part in the Green Deal Hackathon on 12-13 February 2021. This event is organised by the Representation of the European Commission in France.

Last update: 12/02/21

SEArica event on Ocean Observation

Online event on Ocean Observation, organised by the SEARICA Intergroup of the European Parliament in cooperation with the Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission and the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions.

Last update: 11/02/21

The Network of European Blue Schools: Take the chance and get on board!

European Blue Schools bring the ocean into the classroom. On the journey to becoming a European Blue School, teachers and pupils will improve their understanding of the ocean and develop a sense of responsibility towards our shared planet.

Last update: 17/02/21

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