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16 May 2019

Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella has opened the 2019 European Maritime Day conference in Lisbon. This year, the main focus is on boosting a “blue” economy, the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, through entrepreneurship, investment, and research and innovation. On this occasion, the European Commission launches the second edition of its Blue Economy Report.

08 May 2019

Cooperation on marine research and innovation in the Black Sea region is receiving a strong boost today, with the adoption in Bucharest of the Black Sea Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA).

06 May 2019

The first WestMED Hackathons will take place on Tuesday 14 May 2019 in Palermo, Italy.

29 April 2019

Just a few days left to register for European Maritime Day (EMD) in Lisbon. Registration will close on 10 May 2019 (17.00 Brussels time)!

29 April 2019

A series of European Maritime Day local events are organised between from April to July 2019, as every year, across Europe. This enables the many European regions with a maritime culture to join in the celebrations and highlight the vital role of the seas and oceans.

17 April 2019

If you are visiting the fair, come and experiment with our interactive web mapping application at the European Commission stand (7-1411), on 8 May 2019.

17 April 2019

What do the European Union and the Smurfs have in common? Both are blue, and both care deeply about the health of our – blue – planet. And now they will partner to clean up beaches across the world, and encourage people to take care of our ocean.

08 April 2019

At the European Commission we know a thing or two about the impressive power of the ocean. But what if we use this power not just for food or health or transport, but for… power?