EU – €300 million for clean, healthy, and safe oceans

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The European Commission has announced €300 million of EU-funded initiatives, which include projects to tackle plastic pollution, make blue economy more sustainable and improve research and marine surveillance. This important contribution comes on top of the over €550 million committed by the European Union, when it hosted the Our Ocean conference last year in Malta.…

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European Union Maritime Security Strategy

  The European Union Maritime Security Strategy (EUMSS) for the global maritime domain, adopted by the European Council in June 2014, is a joint EU plan to improve the way in which the EU pre-empts and responds to these challenges. It is an overarching maritime security strategy against all challenges from the global maritime domain…

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EMSA Technical Recommendations on the Implementation of Directive on Port Reception facilities

Directive 2000/59/EC on Port Reception Facilities for Ship-Generated Waste and Cargo Residues (the PRF Directive) was adopted on 27 November 2000. This Directive aligns EU law with the international obligations of the MARPOL Convention and provides specific legal requirements for the provision and operation of Port Reception Facilities (PRF). The below recommendation document aims to assist users by providing…

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European Commission publishes state-of-play on EU Maritime Transport Strategy

The European Commission (EC) published a mid-term report on the implementation of its European Maritime Transport Strategy until 2018. The report describes actions undertaken in the areas of safety and security, digitalisation, environmental sustainability and decarbonisation and the maritime profession, as well as in the international sphere. In each of these areas the report explains the…

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European Commission adopts proposals to simplify and improve passenger ship safety rules

The European Commission has adopted a number of legislative proposals to simplify and improve the common rules on safety of ships carrying passengers in EU waters. The update is a response to lessons learnt, including from accidents, and technological developments. It will, among others, allow immediate access of competent authorities to relevant data in case…

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