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Fishing Industry Safety Group Launches Safety Campaign – #HOMEANDDRY

As part of Commercial fishing and Maritime Safety Week 2020 The Fishing Industry Safety Group has launched a commercial fishing safety campaign – Home and Dry (#HOMEANDDRY). The campaign includes a new website bringing together information on: ILO 188 (Work in Fishing Convention) – which applies to all fishermen working on fishing vessels of any size, with

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Closed – consultation on Freeports

Closed 13 July 2020 The UK Government is consulting on plans to create up to 10 freeports in locations across the UK. The Government has the following objectives for UK freeports: establish freeports as national hubs for global trade and investment across the UK promote regeneration and job creation create hotbeds for innovation A UK freeport

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Marine Planning from the Solway to the Dee, 3rd December 2018, Morecambe

Come along to a free North West Coastal Forum workshop to learn about marine planning, what it means for you and how to have your say in the development of the North West Marine Plan. We will be holding an evening workshop at the iconic Midland Hotel in Morecambe on Monday 3rd December. This evening

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Irish Sea Maritime Forum Biennial Conference 2019, Cardiff, 15 January

Book by Friday 11th January – some places still available at this free  conference which considers marine planning, marine protected areas and climate change at an Irish Sea-wide scale. The aim of the event is to bring together stakeholders from across the Irish Seas to to learn about issues of current and shared interest and

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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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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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