Maritime Forum

Maritime Forum Themes



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 – Fishing vessel density

The map of the week shows the density of fishing vessels in European waters derived using AIS technology.

Last update: 29/05/20

Covid-19 has reduced fishing activity in European waters

An analysis by the EMODnet human activity team using vessel density maps derived from vessels anti-collision equipment shows significant changes compared to a year ago

Last update: 28/05/20

Public consultation on "strengthening our knowledge in support of the European Green Deal call"

Topic 3: A transparent and accessible ocean. Towards a Digital Twin of the Ocean

Last update: 27/05/20

Become a Member of the Youth4Ocean Forum

Not a member of the Youth4Ocean Forum? You are welcome to view the information and resources on the Youth4Ocean Forum without logging in. If you would like to add content, resources or events, share your ideas or exchange with other members in the discussion forum, you are welcome to create your EU Login and get member of our online community. We are looking forward to getting you onboard!

Last update: 20/05/20

Map of the week – Predictive habitat map for MSFD

The map of the week features the latest EUSeaMap (from 2019) that shows the predicted distribution of the different Benthic Broad Habitat types defined by the MSFD throughout European waters.

Last update: 20/05/20

EMODnet themes - presentations Spring 2020

THe EMODnet thematic groups have been presenting their work to other partners during the Coronavirus lockdown

Last update: 18/05/20

12th EMODnet Steering Committee Meeting Spring 2020

bringing it all under one roof

Last update: 17/05/20

5th Steering Committee Meeting of the European Atlas of the Seas

The Atlas represents 14% of page views on the DGMARE

Last update: 17/05/20

Map of the week – European Maritime Day

This map of the week shows the venues for the annual European Maritime Day stakeholder conference since its inception.

Last update: 15/05/20

Map of the week – Seabed litter – Fishing related items density

The map of the week shows the density of fishing-related items at the seafloor.

Last update: 08/05/20