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EDA call for papers: Maritime Surveillance Capabilities

The European Defence Agency (EDA) today published a call for papers on the topic of Maritime Surveillance which is open to defence industry, academia, research institutes and associations or groupings of industrial suppliers. The...

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European Union leads the way on global actions for better governance of the oceans

More than six billion euros committed by public and private actors to better manage our oceans at European Union-hosted conference in Malta. The European Commission has announced over €550 million of EU-funded initiatives to tackle glo...

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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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