Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – June 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for June has been published and covers the following topics:


  • Sustainable fishing levels by 2020
  • A smooth bluefin tuna fishing campaign in 2016
  • Blue Economy Business Awards 2016
  • 40th Annual Session of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean: the start of “a new era in fish stock recovery”
  • EU Aquaculture Online: information on European Aquaculture is one click away from you!
  • Report on the capacity of EU fleet
  • A new blog by EMODNET now online
  • European Maritime Day report: Blue growth is here to stay


  • Blue Economy Business and Science Forum 1st Summit – Hamburg – 12 – 13 September 2016


  • Small-scale coastal fleet in the EU
  • Aquaculture in the EU – Tapping into Blue Growth

Publications and studies

  • EUMOFA Monthly Highlights n°06/2016

Funding opportunities

  • Call for tender: EASME/EMFF/2016/008 Framework contract for the provision of scientific advice for fisheries beyond EU waters – 24 May – 29 June 2016
  • Call for tender: EASME/EMFF/2016/012: European marine observation and data network (EMODnet): Secretariat support – 15 June – 29 July 2016
  • Call for tenders EASME/EMFF/2016/005: High resolution seabed mapping – 4 May – 2 August 2016
  • Call for tender: EASME/EMFF/2016/006: Operation, development and maintenance of a European marine observation and data network – 25 May – 11 August 2016
  • Call for proposals: Blue Technology: transfer of innovative solutions to sea basin economies – 31 March – 30 September 2016

In depth

  • Innovative international agreement against illegal fishing marks new progress in international ocean governance


  • Multiannual plan for the fisheries exploiting demersal stocks in the Western Mediterranean Sea
  • Fishing opportunities for 2017 under the Common Fisheries Policy


  • Women in transport: Meet Hanna, marine pilot

For more information, the full newsletter can be found here.

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