Maritime Forum

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The Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) of the European Union (EU) is a holistic approach to all sea-related EU policies. It is based on the idea that the Union can draw higher returns from its maritime space with less impact on the environment by coordinating its wide range of interlinked activities related to oceans, seas and coasts. Hence, the IMP aims at strengthening the blue economy, encompassing all sea-based economic activities.

Education for Climate Policy and Practice Forum

On 5 May 2022, the European Atlas of the Seas participated in the Education for Climate Policy and Practice Forum.

Start date: 05/05/2022 - 10:00
Last update: 21/04/22

Why should you join the EU4Ocean Platform? Our members share their experience!

The EU4Ocean Platform now counts more than 130 members! 

Last update: 21/04/22

Seafloor litter, density of plastic bags Map of the Week - Seafloor litter

The Map of the Week shows the density of plastic bags on the seafloor (number of items per km²).

Last update: 15/04/22

EMODnet & Copernicus Marine Service - 6th Coordination Meeting (March 2022)

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

Last update: 13/04/22

Tenth Anniversary of the Memorandum of Understanding between the European Commission and the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)

Event to assess progress and consider next steps

Start date: 06/05/2022 (All day)
Last update: 11/04/22

Arctic Circle and Argo Floats Map of the Week - The Arctic Circle and Argo Floats

The Map of the Week shows the Arctic Circle around the Earth at approximately 66°33’ N, and Argo floats north of the Arctic Circle.

Last update: 08/04/22

Register for European Maritime Day, Ravenna 19-20 May 2022

The annual two-day event during which Europe’s maritime community meet to network, discuss and outline joint action on maritime affairs and sustainable blue economy.

Last update: 08/04/22

BlueInvest 2022 - photo gallery

the event brought venture capitalists, banks, entrepreneurs, corporates, small businesses together to look at opportunities in the blue economy

Start date: 28/03/2022 - 09:30
Last update: 07/04/22

Cluster story: Maritime Transport

It is estimated that over 80% of the volume of international trade in goods is carried by sea. Maritime transport is the backbone of todays' global economy and also happens to be the most efficient transport mode in terms of emissions per tonne/km. Can the greenest transport mode become even greener?

Last update: 21/04/22

Continuation of the EU4Ocean coalition's work Continuation of the EU4Ocean coalition’s work (CINEA/2022/OP/0009)

The main objective of this action is to ensure the continuity of the established EU4Ocean coalition, launched in 2020 to boost ocean literacy in Europe, to consolidate further its activities, offer appropriate services to its members and to broaden its scope and coverage across Europe.

Last update: 08/04/22


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