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EMSA launches a monitoring, reporting and verification system to help reduce CO2 emissions from shipping at EU level

THETIS-MRV goes live today marking the first of several steps in the EU’s efforts to include the maritime transport sector in its overall policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The system will enable companies responsible for the...

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EDA study confirms benefits of laser for detection & identification of underwater targets

For underwater applications, laser based technologies offer a complementary solution to existing sensors (sonar) for the detection and identification of underwater targets, particularly in shallow waters or in complex marine terrain such as arch...

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European Commission - Joint Statement on the occasion of World Oceans Day

On the occasion of the World Oceans Day (8 June), Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Karmenu Vella; Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, made the followin...

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H2020 Waterborne Research Conference

This is your chance to discover the latest developments concerning Waterborne transport research supported by Horizon 2020, expected impacts and how results can be used for policy-making. High level key notes will shed light in the pol...

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Maritime transport: Commission refers Portugal to the Court for failing to respect its flag State obligations

The European Commission decided today to refer Portugal to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to respect its obligations as a flag State. The European Commission decided today to refer Portugal to the Court of Justice of the EU for...

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