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"Maritime surveillance challenges to security in EU" (6.10)

European European seas are the scene of unlawful activities. Trafficking in narcotics and human beings thrives on organised crime and illegal immigration. Cross-border threats faced by Member States in the EU maritime domain require an improved trans-national and trans-sectoral approach.

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 16:45
Last update: 23/01/15

"Innovation in the Port-City Relationship: The European Sea Ports Organisation Award" (3.11)

The erosion of public support for seaports has been recognised as an issue that needs attention from port management. Competition for land use, the negative externalities of port operations and safety & security concerns have in recent years contributed to the poor public image of many ports.

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 14:30
Last update: 23/01/15

"The reform of the Common Fisheries Policy linked to the development of coastal regions" (1.7)

The consultation on the Green Paper, which lasted more than eight months, is now over. It has been a great success: the Commission has received almost 1700 contributions; a lot of them very substantial.

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 14:30
Last update: 23/01/15

"Working Together to Manage the Marine Resources of the North Sea Region and Channel" (5.1)

The North Sea is a very complex and open marine ecosystem. It is also one of the most heavily-used seas. Increasing economic activity in the sea, such as growing shipping traffic and the development of offshore wind farms, is leading to more and more competition between users of the sea, including fisheries.

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 14:30
Last update: 23/01/15

"Maritime surveillance policy in the EU" (6.8)

The aim of integrated maritime surveillance is to establish a common information sharing environment towards better situational awareness of activities at sea and to perform their duties better. In 2009 two specific operational pilot projects were launched.

Start date: 19/05/2010 - 14:30
Last update: 23/01/15

"Naval design goes green" (2.3)

The aim is to have recognised European experts in this topic present innovative design tools on naval projects. The speakers will explain their experiences with yacht and transport ship design and will discuss future challenges to achieving sustainable development in naval technologies.  

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 16:45
Last update: 23/01/15

"CO2 capture and storage in the sea bed" (3.10)

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is regarded as a key technology for the reduction of CO2 emissions from power plants and other sources at European and international level. However, little is known about the short-term and long-term impacts of CO2 storage on marine ecosystems.

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 14:30
Last update: 23/01/15

"Pegaso: Towards a Maritime Sustainable Management in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea" (5.2)

TThis workshop will present the FP7 Project PEGASO on coastal and marine sustainable management and planning in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea to support the Integrated Coastal Zone Management Protocol.

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 14:30
Last update: 23/01/15

"Port & Maritime training & education" (2.2)

The Integrated Maritime Policy aims to raise the quality and skills of European maritime professionals in order to provide better resources to the entire European maritime cluster: ports, shipping, universities, coastal communities.

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 14:30
Last update: 23/01/15

"Coastal and Maritime Tourism" (2.1)

The sea and tourism make up a sector that covers extremely important issues, such as quantifying the economic contribution made by maritime tourism, the development of marinas, environmental sustainability, promotion and commercialisation, the development of health products, and innovative techniques.

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 14:30
Last update: 23/01/15

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