15 October 2020

The European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) Administrative Board held its 34th meeting on 14 October. During this meeting, that took place online this time due to the COVID-19 related restrictions, the Administrative Board members elected a new Chair, Ms Veronika Veits and Deputy Chair Ms Melanie Seibert.

29 September 2020

The EU's maritime transport industry strives to reduce its impact on the environment with innovative solutions like battery-operated vessels, wind-powered ships and carbon-neutral shipping. The industry sets new environmental goals — but can it deliver?

23 September 2020

Yesterday, the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached a provisional agreement on legislation that would allow fishermen and -women affected by the dire condition of certain fish stocks in the Baltic Sea to leave the fishing sector with the financial support from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), received under specific conditions.

18 September 2020

Saturday 19/9 is World Cleanup Day. To raise awareness about the challenge of marine litter and encourage citizens worldwide to take action, the European Commission and the European External Action Service is organising the third edition of the #EUBeachCleanup campaign. In 2019, the campaign mobilised over 40,000 volunteers at events in nearly 80 countries.

16 September 2020

With the newest release of the European Atlas of the Seas today, citizens from all around Europe now have access to stunning marine maps and interactive oceanic information in their own language, making the atlas an even more accessible and useful educational tool.

15 September 2020

EUMOFA is inviting you to join its free webinar: “Introduction to EUMOFA – The European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products”.

14 September 2020

Ahead of this autumn’s negotiations on fishing opportunities for 2021, the Commission has adopted a report taking stock of the multiannual plan (MAP) for the Baltic Sea.

09 September 2020

Following the coronavirus outbreak with its sudden and unprecedented impact on fisheries and aquaculture, the European Commission took rapid action to help the sectors, including amendments to the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).