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.

Map of the week – Fisheries local action groups

The map of the week features the location of the Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs) across Europe.

Last update: 08/11/19

Major new EU contribution to the EU-China Blue Partnership for the Oceans

increasing the basic knowledge needed to deal with the challenges of our planet’s rapidly changing seas and oceans

Last update: 07/11/19

Map of the week - Sea-floor stratigraphy

The map of the week features the stratigraphy of the European sea-floor at the age level.

Last update: 31/10/19

Public consultation – Draft Strategic Research Agenda proposed by the health industries for the potential public-private European Partnership for Health Innovation

The European Commission is working on the preparation of a new public-private European Partnership for Health Innovation under Horizon Europe, the next Research and Innovation Framework Programme. This partnership would build on the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) but would significantly expand its scope and partners beyond the pharmaceutical sector to include the medical technology sector and other health-related industries.

Last update: 28/10/19

Map of the week - Marine Natura 2000 Sites

The Map of the week features the Marine Protected Areas of the Natura 2000 network, with a focus on European seas.

Last update: 25/10/19

EMODnet Secretariat progress update - 3rd quarter 2019

This update is based on the quarterly progress reports of the different EMODnet projects (Thematic Portals, Data Ingestion Portal) supplemented with updates from the Secretariat. This is the eleventh Secretariat progress report since the start of the EMODnet Development Phase III (2017-2020) and covers activities developed within EMODnet in the period July-August-September 2019.

Last update: 31/10/19

EMODnet & Copernicus Marine Service - 3rd Coordination Meeting

The EMODnet-CMEMS coordination meetings aim to foster current collaboration and leverage future mutual areas of benefit between EMODnet and CMEMS.

Last update: 18/10/19

Map of the week - Chlorophyll Concentration

The map of the week features the long-term average concentration of chlorophyll at the ocean’s surface.

Last update: 18/10/19

Map of the week – Beach Litter – Cigarettes

The map of the week shows the average number of cigarette related litter items along 100 metre segments of the European beaches.

Last update: 11/10/19

Minutes of the 11th EMODnet Steering Committee Meeting

Meeting Venue: Zebrastraat, Zebrastraat 32, Ghent, Belgium Dates: Monday 2 September (09:30 CEST) - Tuesday 3 September 2019 (12:30 CEST)

Last update: 14/10/19