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  1. MARELITT Brussels Workshop ‘Developing pilot projects on marine litter removal’

    MARELITT project will develop pilot projects in each sea basin to remove marine litter from the sea MAR ELITT Brussels Workshop ‘Developing pilot projects on marine litter removal’   13-15 May 2014 Draft Agenda New Espace Event – rue de Namur, 16, Brussel ...

    26/02/2017 - 06:33

  2. Impact assessment for revision of Port Reception Facilities Directive

    progress and background information Impact assessment   revised terms of reference for study revised inception report for impact assessment previous version inception report   summary of first meeting   terms of reference for study   Proposed measures   D ...

    01/02/2018 - 13:02

  3. How much marine litter is there?

    there is a lot of grey literature but here are some peer-reviewed articles with real measurements Microplastic in Danish wastewater Sources, occurrences and fate Assuming a total microplastic load to the Danish aquatic environment of 600-3,100 ton/year (s ...

    01/02/2018 - 13:02

  4. Impact assessment for port reception facilities directive

    draft final report and background information. Crucial points include indirect fees (ie. not dependent in amount of waste) and exemptions for fishing vessels revised draft report from contractors revised draft final report revised draft final report (anne ...

    01/02/2018 - 13:02

  5. European Projects on marine litter

    including research and studies European Maritime and Fisheries Fund Blue Lab LITTERDRONE   LitterDrone will develop an innovative service for the monitoring and management of marine litter at the coastline, by using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs),  " ...

    27/02/2017 - 06:52

  6. Marine Litter Baselines

    workshop to discuss baselines for marine litter in European seas Meeting Room BU-5 0/A, Avenue de Beaulieu 5, 1160-Brussels, Belgium 14 and 15 March 2017 Tuesday, March 14 th   9:00 WELCOME AND WORKSHOP OPENING Michel Sponar, DG ENV 9:15 INTRODUCTION AND ...

    13/03/2017 - 07:27

  7. Cost and benefit of fishing for litter

    a summary of information from ongoing campaigns Impact on Fisheries Bergmann et al, Marine Anthropogenic Litter, Springer 2015  (chapter 14) Aggregated, this costs the Scottish fishing industry as a whole between €11.7 and 13 million every year (Mouat et ...

    01/02/2018 - 13:02

  8. New JRC Technical Report: Harm caused by Marine Litter

    provides reflections about the evidence for harm from marine litter to biota comprising the underlying aspect of animal welfare while also considering the socioeconomic effects Abstract: Marine litter is a global concern with a range of problems associate ...

    01/02/2018 - 13:02

  9. Cleaning up Hong Kong Bay

    This report summarizes Coastal Watch’s survey results and its many achievements. /maritimeforum/en/file/coastal-watch-leaflet-engpage1pngCoastal Watch leaflet-ENG_Page_1.png /maritimeforum/en/file/coastal-watch-leaflet-engpage2pngCoastal Watch leaflet-ENG ...

    01/02/2018 - 13:02

  10. Draft impact assessment for revision of Port Reception Facilities Directive

    the assessment has to be submitted on 18 May, 2017 Based on the analysis above, Policy Option 3B (MARPOL alignment with special focus on marine litter), scores best on effectiveness, efficiency and coherence, as also shown in the Table below. This policy ...

    01/02/2018 - 13:02