News :: European Maritime Day host cities 2015–2019 announced
European Maritime Day host cities 2015–2019 announced
(01/07/2013) The Council of the European Union has announced the host cites for the future European Maritime Days (EMD).
Piraeus, Greece will host EMD 2015, Turku, Finland will host EMD 2016, Poole, United Kingdom will host EMD 2017, Burgas, Bulgaria will host EMD 2018 and Lisbon, Portugal will host EMD 2019.
The European Commission congratulates the host cities and looks forward to close and fruitful cooperation for the organisation of the events.
This year's event took place in Valletta, Malta. Bremen, Germany, will host next year's EMD.
EU leaders endorse sustainable growth strategy for the Atlantic
At the European Council Summit on 27 and 28 June 2013, the 27 leaders of the EU Member States gave their support to the Action Plan for the implementation of the Maritime Strategy for the Atlantic Ocean area.
Blue Growth strategy to create growth and jobs in the marine and maritime sectors gets further backing
The European Commission welcomes the backing from the EU's General Affairs Council for the progress made in delivering the EU's Blue Growth Strategy.
The European Commission launches a series of stakeholder workshops on Maritime Spatial Planning
On 14 June 2013, the European Commission (Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries) organised a workshop on Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) and energy (oil and gas, offshore wind energy and ocean renewable energy sectors) in Dublin.