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Sustainable fishing in the EU: state of play and orientations for 2024

The European Commission has put forward an initiative on sustainable fishing in the EU. This initiative consists of a report and a consultation on the implementation of the common fisheries policy. On one side, the report will assess, in particular: On the other side, the consultation aims to gather feedback from stakeholders on fishing opportunities …

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AquaWind at FIMAR 2023

AquaWind continues with its stakeholder engagement actions! On 16-18th June 2023, the project has been showcased by the Canary Islands’ Maritime Cluster at FIMAR 2023, the International Fair of the Sea, held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The fair has contributed to raise awareness about the project activities and the relevance of multi-use innovation projects in …

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First public results of AquaWind

AquaWind releases it first public documents, approved by the EU Commission: – The Project Factsheet, entailing information about the project, the activities, and the expected results – The Dissemination and Communication Plan, establishing the roadmap for dissemination & communication activities – The Stakeholder Engagement Plan, setting up the framework for contacts and connections with local …

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AquaWind meets its sister project FLORA

On 1st June 2023, the AquaWind consortium has met the EU FLORA project. Along with AquaWind, FLORA is one of the sister projects co-funded by the European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFAF) under the Call for proposals “EMFAF-2021-PIA-FLAGSHIP – Flagship projects promoting a sustainable Blue Economy through regional maritime cooperation in the Atlantic”. The AquaWind …

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The EU Blue Economy Report 2023

The European Commission has released the EU Blue Economy Report for 2023 in its sixth edition. This year the report continues to analyse the scope and size of the Blue Economy in the European Union. Its main objective remains to provide support to policymakers and stakeholders in the quest for a sustainable development of oceans, …

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European Maritime Day 2023

The European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual two-day event during which Europe’s maritime community meet to network, discuss, and outline joint action on maritime affairs and sustainable blue economy. The EMD is the place where ‘Ocean Leaders Meet’. It provides an engaging and completely interactive experience to catch up on the current state of …

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AquaFuture Spain receives the AquaWind project during its first day

Today the AquaWind project was presented at AquaFuture Spain 2023, one of the most renowned exhibitions within the aquaculture industry. Taking place at the Feira Internacional de Galicia Abanca exhibition center, near Santiago de Compostela, this second International Aquaculture Industry Exhibition will be available from today until this Thursday, with the aim of becoming the …

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Latest EU policy measures for more sustainable fisheries, aquaculture and marine ecosystems

The European Commission is presenting a package of measures to improve the sustainability and resilience of the EU’s fisheries and aquaculture. It includes four elements: The main objectives of all these measures are to promote the use of cleaner energy sources and reduce dependency on fossil fuels as well as reduce the sector’s impact on …

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Spain will receive €1.12 billion from the EMFAF 2021-2027

Following the adoption of the Partnership Agreement 2021-2027 with Spain, the Commission has adopted the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund (EMFAF) programme for Spain, to implement the EU common fisheries policy (CFP) and EU policy priorities outlined in the European Green Deal. The total financial allocation for the Spanish programme 2021-2027 is €1.57 billion, …

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