Maritime Affairs News
- Coronavirus response: additional EMFF support available to Bulgarian fisheries and aquaculture sectorsFollowing the unprecedented outbreak of the coronavirus, the European Commission has taken rapid action to protect the fisheries and aquaculture sectors from severe shocks by introducing specific measures, including amendments to the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).
- With many Covid-19 restrictions lifted, millions of Europe’s anglers can finally go fishing again. It’s a popular hobby, bringing billions of euros to Europe’s coastal economies. But there is a catch. Critics say unrestricted fishing threatens vulnerable species and can interfere with other marine sectors. How can they find common ground?
- Atlantic action plan 2.0: A revamped maritime strategy to foster a sustainable blue economy and the EU Green DealThe European Commission has adopted an updated action plan for a sustainable, resilient and competitive blue economy in the EU Atlantic area, covering France, Ireland, Portugal and Spain.
- Deadline for applications: 09/09/2020 – 12:00 (Brussels time)
- The European Commission and the European External Action Service have jointly launched a public consultation on the way forward for the European Union’s Arctic policy.
Maritime EU Events
- The registration for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund Information Day just opened. A total budget of € 22.5 million is available under the 2019 "Blue Economy Window" call. Come to our Information Day on 25 November in Brussels and learn how to get the funding.