28 February, Athens Ballast Water Management and the Marine Environment  “Διαχείρισης Θαλασσίου Έρματος και το Θαλάσσιο Περιβάλλον” Non-indigenous species (NIS) can be transported across regions through ballast water of large vessels and can become invasive (IAS), out-competing local flora and fauna. This can severely damage the environment, human health and economic interests. To prevent the […]

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7 February 2018 Istanbul, Turkey Blue Growth and Sea Transportation in TSS Mavi Büyüme ve Türk Boğazlar Sistemi’nde Deniz Taşımacılığı The Turkish Straits System (TSS) acts as a biological corridor between two distinctly different basins and has a sensitive marine ecosystem. The region also harbors a lot of industrial activities and as well as 1/3 […]

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The second round of MARINA workshops – running from January to May 2018 – has just started. These participatory workshops organized in the framework of the MARINA project are part of a Mobilization and Mutual Learning (MML) process composed of two phases at local and international levels held across Europe over the last 12 months. […]

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8 February 2018 MARINA Mobilisation and Mutual Learning Workshop Tartu, Estonia Turning sea transportation threats into sea transportation opportunities on the Baltic Sea Muudame Läänemere meretrantspordi ohud meretranspordi võimalusteks There is a saying that every port in the world has at least one Estonian in it. Estonians pride themselves with being a sea nation, expert […]

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Yacht tourism constitutes a major part of marine tourism activities, particularly in Mediterranean countries; with economic, cultural and social implications on coastal communities. In addition to the esteemed recreational benefits to yachting enthusiast, the sector provides livelihood to a significant number of people through touristic services (accommodation, restaurants, shopping etc.), marinas and yacht building and […]

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23th  February 2017 Harbour and urban development – cooperation, strategy and growth The harbours play a vital role in several larger Danish cities. The decisions taken these years will be crucial in terms of the function of the ports for years to come. The influences of these decisions will be massive, both in terms of how […]

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