Maritime Forum

Maritime Forum Themes

North Sea

The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great BritainScandinaviaGermany, the NetherlandsBelgium, and France. An epeiric (or "shelf") sea on the European continental shelf, it connects to the ocean through the English Channel in the south and the Norwegian Sea in the north. It is more than 970 kilometres (600 mi) long and 580 kilometres (360 mi) wide, with an area of around 570,000 square kilometres (220,000 sq mi).

The EU4Ocean coalition: what, what for, how?

The opening workshop of the first event of the EU4Ocean coalition sets the societal and political importance of collective action for cost-effective ocean literacy in Europe. It introduces the logics of the online workshops organized as part of the event, from the introduction of the established communities to opportunities to contribute to the emergence of collective initiatives at the European and sea-basin scales.

Start date: 24/09/2020 - 09:30
Last update: 10/09/20

The Youth4Ocean Forum kicks off!

On July 7th, 40 young individuals from all over Europe have joined forces as founding members of the Youth4Ocean Forum.

Start date: 07/07/2020 (All day)
Last update: 13/07/20

The EU4Ocean Platform kicked off with a group of diverse and engaged founding members

The first meeting on the EU4Ocean Platform took place on the 18 June 2020 with more than 90 participants from different sectors and backgrounds.

Start date: 18/06/2020 (All day)
Last update: 23/06/20

North Seas Energy Forum

North Seas Energy Forum

Start date: 23/03/2017 - 08:30
Last update: 15/11/17

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.

Start date: 20/06/2016 (All day)
Last update: 30/05/16

North Sea checkpoint - how complete, how accessible and how useful are the marine data in the North Sea?

The team will present the results at the halfway stage of their quest to assess how good the marine data in the North Sea are.

Start date: 05/05/2015 (All day)
Last update: 01/05/15

NSRAC WG 04-05/05/2011 London

More information on the Demersal WG and Spatial planning WG on the NSRAC website:

Start date: 05/05/2011 - 11:00
Last update: 23/01/15

NSRAC WG 18/04/2011 Edinburgh

More information on the Nephrops WG:

Start date: 18/04/2011 - 11:00
Last update: 23/01/15

NSRAC WG 08/04/2011 London

NSRAC will organise a focus group on Cod. More info:

Start date: 08/04/2011 - 17:00
Last update: 23/01/15

NSRAC WG 07/04/2011 Copenhaguen

the NSRAC will organise a WG on skagerrak and kattegat on 7 April:

Start date: 07/04/2011 - 17:00
Last update: 23/01/15