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While Tacitus called it Mare Suebicum after the Suebi people, the first to name it also as the Baltic Sea (Mare Balticum) was eleventh century German chronicler Adam of Bremen. The origin of the latter name is speculative. It might be connected to the Germanic word belt, a name used for two of the Danish straits, the Belts, while others claim it to be derived from Latin balteus (belt). (source Wikipedia)

BSRAC workshop on discards

This will be a two-day workshop to look at discards in the cod fishery in the Baltic All information will be uploaded on the BSRAC website here:

Start date: 09/02/2011 - 12:00
Last update: 23/01/15


This one day meeting will be in Hamburg at the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency. All information is here:

Start date: 19/01/2011 - 09:00
Last update: 23/01/15

Kick-off Conference of the BONUS Forum of Sector Research

Hotel CLARION, Paadi 5, 10151 Tallinn, Estonia

Start date: 12/10/2010 - 08:00
Last update: 23/06/10

BS RAC Executive Committee - CANCELLED


Start date: 06/07/2010 - 09:00
Last update: 23/01/15

BS RAC Working Groups, Hamburg 8th and 9th June 2010

The aim of these working groups is to consider the ICES advice of Baltic stocks for 2011 and to draft recommendations for the ExCom meeting on 6th July. Also to work on the Commission's Policy Statemetn on fishing opportunities. Link to BS RAC website here:

Start date: 08/06/2010 - 15:00
Last update: 23/01/15

"Projects in the Baltic Sea Strategy" (5.3)

In October 2009, EU Member States agreed on EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. One of the four cornerstones of the Strategy is to make the Baltic Sea Region a Safe and Secure Place. Implementation of the Strategy has started.

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

3rd National Baltic Sea Forum

20-21 May Turku  

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 09:00
Last update: 23/01/15

BSRAC EXCOM 12/05/2010 Kalipeda

the BSRAC EXCOM will take place on 12 MAy 2010 morning. Agenda available on the BSRAC website:

Start date: 12/05/2010 - 09:00
Last update: 23/01/15

Council of Baltic Sea States Expert Group on Maritime Policy

in Klaipeda, Lithuania Venue: University of Klaipeda main campus, room: Aula Magna, Herkaus Manto str. 84, LT - 92294, Klaipeda, Lithuania. Additional information can be found at

Start date: 11/05/2010 - 16:00
Last update: 10/05/10

BS RAC 5th General Assembly

Start date: 11/05/2010 - 16:00
Last update: 23/01/15