Atlantic News

  • Portugal to auction 3-4 GW of floating offshore wind farms in summer

    LISBON, March 16 (Reuters) - Portugal plans to hold its first auction for floating offshore farms this summer, which it hopes will be able to produce between 3 and 4 gigawatts (GW) of power in 2026, Environment and Energy Transition minister Joao Matos Fernandes told Reuters.

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    Source: Reuters, Reporting by Sergio Goncalves

  • Participation of Spanish National Hub in the Macro Regional Strategies week

    Today, March 10th, the Spanish National Hub of the Atlantic Action Plan took part as speaker at a workshop organized by DG MARE and DG REGIO within the Macro Regional Strategies week (7 to 11 March 2022). The workshop, titled “S3 interregional cooperation on sustainable blue economy: Cross fertilisation among MacroRegional Strategies an

  • European Maritime Day 2022

    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.

  • Atlantic Action Plan 2.0

  • A new approach for a sustainable blue economy in the EU

    The European Commission has published a new communication adopting a new approach for a sustainable blue economy in the EU.

  • Kick off meeting of the AsPBAN project

    Kick off meeting of the Atlantic Smart Ports Blue Acceleration Network (AspBAN) project

  • Convocatoria BlueCrowdMED

    En el marco del proyecto Blue Crowdfunding – “Capacity Building of BLUE Economy Stakeholders to Effectively use CROWDFUNDING”...

  • #AtlanticArea Programme is now launching a PUBLIC CONSULTATION

    The Managing Authority of the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme together with the members of the Task Force are preparing the new programme for the 2021-2027 period. After several meetings and the benefit of advice from a team of experts, they are now presenting a summary of the strategy for the next Atlantic Area Programme and launching a public consultation, open to all Atlantic stakeholders and interested parties.

  • Call for Tender on Algae & Climate

    EASME wishes to enter into a service contract to assess the potential of algae to contribute to the EU’s climate, food and biodiversity strategies under the 2019 EU Green Deal proposal resetting the Commission's commitment to achieving zero emissions of greenhouse gases in 2050 with economic growth decoupled from resource use. Learn more here:
  • BlueInvest Day 2021 announces new funds for the ocean economy

    Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, is participating today at the BlueInvest Day 2021 conference co-organised jointly by the European Commission and the European Investment Fund where participants from 67 countries, including all EU Member States, are registered to attend.