EU-funded SAFEMED project reviews activities performed and endorses 2020-2021 Action Plan

EU-funded SAFEMED project reviews activities performed and endorses 2020-2021 Action Plan

01 October 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) organised the 3rd SAFEMED IV Steering Committee in early September 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal. The meeting was attended by various participants from the project’s beneficiary countries, namely from Egypt…
EU-funded SAFEMED provides training to Vessel Traffic Service Supervisors of partner countries

EU-funded SAFEMED provides training to Vessel Traffic Service Supervisors of partner countries

30 September 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) organised a training for Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) Supervisors. Overall, ten participants from Algeria, Israel, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia have undergone the training early this month in Turku,…
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EU-Neighbourhood Partner Countries cooperation help dismantle criminal networks in the Mediterranean

20 September 2019
A maritime border operation coordinated by INTERPOL has detected more than a dozen suspected foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) travelling across the Mediterranean. Operation Neptune II (24 July – 8 September) focused on the threats posed by suspected FTFs potentially using maritime routes between…
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EU-funded training for Maritime Labour Convention Inspectors

05 July 2019
The training for Inspectors on the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 was held at EMSA premises in Lisbon, Portugal, on 25-26 June 2019 with the participation of EU-funded SAFEMED IV project beneficiary countries (Algeria, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia). The training…
EU trains Mediterranean partners on maritime international standards

EU trains Mediterranean partners on maritime international standards

03 July 2019
In the framework of the EU funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has undertaken the organization of the Med MoU PSC Seminar. The seminar was hosted at EMSA premises, in Lisbon, from 18 to 21 June 2019. Overall, 10 participants from Algeria, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon,…
Tunisia participates in EU Working Group on ships identification and tracking

Tunisia participates in EU Working Group on ships identification and tracking

20 June 2019
Tunisia having recently become a Contracting Government to the European Union Cooperative Data Centre (EU LRIT CDC), attended the Long-Range Identification and Tracking of ships (LRIT) Session of the 5th SafeSeaNet/LRIT Group Meeting, which was held at the European Maritime Safety Agency last month…
UfM annual report 2018 : 10 years of building regional cooperation together

UfM annual report 2018 : 10 years of building regional cooperation together

28 May 2019
Message from the Secretary General Nasser Kamel: “This year’s annual report is particularly special as it provides an overview of UfM activities during 2018; a year that marked the 10th anniversary of the Union for the Mediterranean. (..) While several regional challenges had stalled cooperation…
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The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…
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EU-supported FEMISE annual conference in June: registration is now open

06 May 2019
FEMISE annual conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on 13-14 June 2019. This year’s theme will be on “Sustainable development: drawing an impactful EU-Med roadmap”. The objectives of this conference are threefold: (1) To take stock of what the South-Med region has achieved in the past…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV project held training on conducting marine casualty safety investigation

EU-funded SAFEMED IV project held training on conducting marine casualty safety investigation

16 April 2019
The EU-funded SAFEMED IV project held a core skill course for Accident Investigation at the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) premises in Lisbon, Portugal, on 1-5 April 2019. Sixteen participants from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Libya, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia attended the…