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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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Latest Copernicus launch will improve services for farmers, fishermen and other users of land and sea maps

The latest addition to the Copernicus satellite Earth observation family will halve the time needed to provide precision land-use data to benefit farmers, builders, fishermen and anyone who needs rapid access to up-to-the-minute data on conditio...

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