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Find below the latest issues of the EMSA Newsletter during the current year.

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  • Newsletter December 2018

    Published 06.12.2018

    s emsa newsletterIn this issue : Focus on ro-ro deck fire continues as fourth workshop is held in EMSA ; Collecting evidence on human factors in marine accidents; Copernicus maritime surveillance supports African ‘NEMO’ operations; Developing satellite AIS capacities at national level; EMSA contracts addition RPAS drones for maritime surveillance services; Tunisia to become part of the EU LRIT Cooperative Data Centre; LNG bunkering for port authorities and administrations.

  • Newsletter November 2018

    Published 08.11.2018

    s emsa newsletterIn this issue: Learning from ro-ro ferry accidents; Users explore how RPAS flights can contribute to operational activities; Strong rise in use of EMSA's Integrated Maritime Service; EMSA holds first oil spill sampling course in Spain with Sasemar; Workshop addresses STCW maritime education, training and certification workshop; EMSA welcomes a delegation from the Portuguese Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture and Sea.

  • Newsletter October 2018

    Published 16.10.2018

    s emsa newsletterIn this issue: EMSA Administrative Board appoints new Executive Director; European Parliament Transport Committee delegation visits EMSA; EMSA exchanges technical views with Intertanko committees; Dispersants shipped to Bulgaria to back up ongoing clean-up operations; EMSA joins event-packed inaugural Portugal Shipping Week; Brezzamare response vessel called in to assist in clean-up operations after collision in the Mediterranean; Addressing the issue of invasive species from ballast water; EMSA’s Rulecheck legislation guide opens to PSC regimes worldwide.

  • Newsletter September 2018

    Published 10.09.2018

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    In this issue: EMSA to take part in Portugal Shipping Week; Bulgaria requests oil spill monitoring assistance from EMSA; Alternative detection systems tested on the Stena Scandinavica; Accident investigation - new EMCIP platform goes live; Updated statistics of EU-wide picture of seafarers now online.

  • EMSA events scheduled to be held within the framework of Portugal Shipping Week

    Published 06.09.2018

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    List of EMSA events scheduled to be held within the framework of Portugal Shipping Week (17-21 September 2018)



    Find out more about EMSA and our many tasks and responsibilities in this guided tour which includes a visit to the Maritime Support Services Operation Centre, where you will get to see first-hand EMSA’s maritime monitoring and information systems in action.
    17 and 19 September @ 2pm - 3:30pm
    EMSA premises, Praça Europa, Cais do Sodré, Lisbon
    Send an email to
    Places are limited, so book early to secure a spot



    Join us for a guided tour on board EMSA’s Stand-by Oil Spill Response Vessel, the Bahia Tres. EMSA project officers, assisted by the ship’s crew will present the challenges of recovering oil at sea and the various techniques and equipment installed on board the ship.
    19 September, tours start @ 11:00, 13:00, 14:00 & 15:00.
    The Bahia Tres ship will be located at the Alcantara public berth
    (access via the side entrance of the Gare Maritima de Alcantara)
    No prior registration required
    [Max. 20 participants per slot]



    Find out more about EMSA’s tasks and responsibilities in relation to marine accident investigation with a focus on the European Marine Casualty Information Platform (EMCIP) and the development and use of EMSA’s safety analysis methodology.
    19 September @ 9 am - 10 am
    Auditorium, Gare Maritima de Alcantara
    To attend, you must be a registered delegate of the Portugal Shipping Week conference.



    Find out more about EMSA’s activities in the domain of maritime surveillance and how these are channelled to member states and EU bodies to support them in the implementation of their tasks.
    19 September @ 10 am - 11 am
    Auditorium, Gare Maritima de Alcantara
    To attend, you must be a registered delegate of the Portugal Shipping Week conference.

  • Newsletter August 2018

    Published 03.08.2018

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    In this issue: Training targets greater safety on board fishing vessels; EMSA participates in pollution response exercise in Black Sea; Strengthening EMSA’s Equipment Assistance Service in the Baltic Sea; Energy interconnection summit sees high level group visit EMSA; EMSA Facts & Figures 2017 just published

  • Newsletter July 2018

    Published 16.07.2018

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    In this issue: Reinforcing technical cooperation in accident investigation; EMSA holds 51st Administrative Board; Norwegian Barents Watch delegation pays visit to EMSA; Preparatory audit in Algeria in view of IMO Member State Audit Scheme.

  • Newsletter June 2018

    Published 06.06.2018

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    In this issue: Learning how surveillance systems can be used to detect pollution; Adriatic 2018 – oil spill response exercise coordinated by Croatia; EMSA hosts ECSA Safety & Environment Committee meeting; President of Malta receives warm welcome at EMSA; EMSA participates in Paris MoU annual committee meeting.

  • Newsletter May 2018

    Published 16.05.2018

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    In this issue: Boosting technical expertise in the EU’s Enlargement Countries; Port State Control – Caribbean MoU, Indian Ocean MoU and IMO visit EMSA; Integrated Maritime Services for Member States – Training in Romania; EU Agencies meet on future activities of the European Coast Guard.

  • Newsletter April 2018

    Published 13.04.2018

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    In this issue: 50th Administrative Board meeting led by new chair Andreas Nordseth; Drawing lessons from EMCIP data – greater safety on fishing vessels; Working together for a cleaner environment; EMSA plays active role at Interspill 2018 in London; Interagency cooperation brings together different authorities for common training; EMSA gives IMS training in Croatia with attendees from Slovenia and Montenegro.

  • Newsletter March 2018

    Published 08.03.2018

    s emsa newsletterIn this issue: Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc addresses all EMSA staff; European Marine Casualty Information Platform revamped; Maritime Security Advisory Group and Committee meetings held in EMSA; EMSA’s RPAS on multipurpose maritime surveillance operations in Portugal; Training auditors for higher maritime safety levels throughout the Mediterranean.

  • Newsletter February 2018

    Published 07.02.2018

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    In this issue: EMSA publishes guidance document on LNG bunkering for ports; Workshop offers Agency support to Member States as Flag States; EMSA on mission to Lebanon; Joint French-Portuguese delegation visits EMSA; Offering insight into EMSA’s maritime information services.

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