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24 January 2017

Preparations for the EMD 2017 Conference in Poole, UK (18 & 19 May 2017) are in full swing. Following our call to maritime stakeholders launched last fall, we have received 50 proposals for workshops and project pitches under the following headings: 1) Innovation & Growth, 2) People & Skills, 3) Safety & Security, 4) Sustainability & Governance. Selected stakeholder workshops will be part of an attractive programme that we are currently putting together and which will be announced soon.

24 January 2017

Baltic SCOPE unites national authorities around the Baltic Sea responsible for maritime spatial planning, and is supported by four research and regional organisations.

23 January 2017

Ten blue growth projects are to receive grants under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) as part of the 'Blue Careers' and 'Blue Labs' calls for proposals. In total, 125 proposals were evaluated by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) which manages the projects.

23 January 2017

Commissioner Vella is travelling to Tromsø, Norway, to attend the Arctic Frontiers conference, one of the biggest Arctic gatherings of the year. The Commissioner's attendance is preparation for a midsummer arctic showcase of EU commitment to the region. That event will take place on 15-16 June in Finland and is designed to promote action to protect and support sustainable development in the region and the 4 million who live there.

09 January 2017

Charting the water depth is an activity almost as old as sailing. Now measurements are made by acoustic soundings rather than plumb lines dropped from ships but, until recently, the purpose was the same – avoiding the grounding of ships in areas where the water was too shallow.

22 December 2016

Quels États membres sont les principaux producteurs de céréales, de tomates ou de pommes? Quelle quantité de lait de vache est collectée dans les laiteries de l'Union européenne (UE)? Quels États membres produisent le plus de fromage, de beurre ou de crème? Et lesquels produisent le plus de viande de bœuf, de porc ou de volaille? Combien de personnes travaillent dans le secteur agricole dans chaque État membre de l'UE? Comment les prix ont-ils évolué au cours des dernières années? Quelle est l'importance des ressources forestières dans l'UE? Combien de tonnes de poissons ont été capturés et quelle est la production de l'aquaculture?

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