The most common technique in the world of food packaging is single-use plastic films. With a little help from the EU, the SeaFilm food packaging project aims to create a substitute for single-use plastic film in conserving frozen fish.
The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) launches its fully unified marine data service
The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet), supported by the European Commission, has launched its fully unified marine data service, integrating all the data into one single portal.
Treaty of the High Seas: the United States of America join the High Ambition Coalition on biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction
The United States of America has announced their intention to join the High Ambition Coalition on Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction.
Today, the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) presented three new patrol vessels that will strengthen fisheries inspections in European and international waters.
The blue bioeconomy includes any economic activity associated with the use of renewable aquatic biological resources to make products. The 2022 edition of the EU blue bioeconomy report focuses on algae and seaweeds, as the algae sector has been recognised as the most notable sector of the
The Commission has adopted a report on the outcomes of the Western Mediterranean (WestMED) initiative which has been in place for 5 years. Since 2017, five EU Member States (France, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Malta), and five southern partner countries (Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and
Today, the Commission decided to identify Cameroon as a non-cooperating country in the fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing, giving it a so-called ‘red card'.
Greening maritime shipping is a major objective of the European Green Deal. The objective of moving away from fossil fuels and reducing CO2 emissions is not only being sought at political level.
From sails to electric propulsion — new 'green ships' steer away from fossil fuels, showing a way for some marine transportation to reduce their emissions to zero.
Maritime and fisheries industry increasingly needs to adapt to higher fuel costs and new regulations to reduce harmful emissions. The Aspiring Wingsails project developed, tested and validated a wind propulsion system (eSAIL®) that reduces the fuel use and pollutant emission of fishing vessels.