Tag Archives: maritime

Closed – Maritime 2050: call for evidence

Closed 16th May, 11:45 p.m. The Department for Transport has announced a call for evidence from those involved with, or who rely on, the maritime sector to help develop a long term strategy for the future of the UK’s maritime sector – Maritime 2050. The call introduces a number of themes for respondents to consider.

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Liverpool2 Open for Business

On November 4th the Secretary of State for International Trade, Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP officially opened Liverpool’s new deep water container facility. The new facility complements the existing container terminal at Seaforth. Liverpool2 and ensures that the Port of Liverpool will be able to handle the biggest cargo vessels in the world. The

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Closed: Registration now open for Irish Sea Maritime Forum Biennial Conference – 28th September 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Irish Sea Maritime Forum’s Biennial Conference will take place this year on Wednesday 28th September at the dlr LexIcon, Dun Laoghaire, Republic of Ireland. The main themes for the conference will be Maritime Spatial Planning and Policies for a Dynamic Coast. The conference is being held the day

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – May 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for May has been published and covers the following topics: News European Maritime Day – taking Blue Growth to the next level The way forward for European aquaculture: high-level seminar in Brussels Green Week: webinar on funding and investing in sustainable blue projects The European Parliament voted the

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Consultation: International Ocean Governance

Closes 15th September 2015. The European Commission has opened a consultation to review how the EU could improve its international governance over the European seas and oceans to enhance sustainable blue growth. The importance of ocean governance is increasing due to growing utilisation of marine resources and the failure to comply with rules, regulations and

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Carbon Dioxide Emmissions from Ships

New rules on monitoring emissions from ships will come into force from 1st January 2018, following recent agreement at European level. Ship owners will need to monitor emissions for each ship on a ‘per voyage’ basis and annually. The European Parliament formally adopted the proposed Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on

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EC Maritime Affairs & Fisheries Newsletter – January 2015

The European Commision has published its Maritime Affairs & Fisheries January 2015 newsletter. It includes items on the new measures to protect sea bass stock, forthcoming events including the European Maritime Day Conference 2015 in Piraeus, Greece,  funding opportunities including calls for tenders for the European Fisheries Areas Network 2014 – 2021 and international best practices for maritime spatial planning,

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ICES Newsletter – February 2015

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has issued its e-newsletter for February 2015. The content includes the opening of the 2015 round of the ICES Science Fund for project proposals as well as a review of previously funded projects, a call for papers for the ICES Annual Science Conference 2015 which

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BMAPA publishes its 8th Annual Sustainable Development Report 2013 – ‘Strength from the Depths’

Marine aggregate activity occupies a small proportion of the UK’s continental shelf for the construction industry. There is a responsibility for operators to manage their licensed areas and adopt sustainable extraction practices. The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) published a sustainable development strategy to provide a framework for operators to follow. Following the strategy

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