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EU makes 22 new commitments for clean, healthy and safe oceans and launches The Ocean Tracker

The European Union will announce 22 new commitments at the 2019 edition of Our Ocean conference, which will take place in Oslo, Norway on 23-24 October 2019, for better governance of the oceans. In addition, the EU is also launching ‘...

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Single-use plastics: Commission welcomes ambitious agreement on new rules to reduce marine litter

The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have reached a provisional political agreement on the ambitious new measures proposed by the Commission to tackle marine litter at its source, targeting the 10 plastic products most o...

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EU RO MR Workshop 05 September 2018

A Mutual Recognition Workshop was organized on 05 September 2018 in Hamburg by the EU RO MR Group. The aim of the Workshop was to discuss the status of implementation of EU Regulation 391 / 2009, Art 10.1 on the Mutual Recognition of Class...

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European Union commits €300 million for clean, healthy and safe oceans

The European Union makes 23 new commitments at the 5th edition of Our Ocean conference, in Bali, Indonesia for better governance of the oceans. The European Commission has announced €300 million of EU-funded initiatives, which include...

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Statement by European maritime sector on Brexit negotiations

The members of the European Network of Maritime Clusters (ENMC) have unanimously agreed, during the annual meeting held in Malta, to release the following statement on the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union; “The...

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