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20 years of EMSA

This year we celebrate our 20th anniversary! Starting two decades ago with just a handful of staff, today EMSA supports the European Commission and Member States across issues related to maritime sustainability, surveillance, safety, security, simplification, digitalisation, and capacity-building.

Discover the EU Maritime Profile

Developed to provide relevant and up-to-date statistics highlighting the details and importance of individual sectors and domains within the maritime transport sector in the European Union, the EU Maritime Profile is now live.
Strengthening the EU capacity to protect the marine environment, manage climate change and respond to new environmental challenges at sea.
Strengthening EMSA’s role as the core information management hub for maritime surveillance.
Contributing to higher maritime safety standards, anticipate new maritime safety challenges and expectations and provide knowledge-based solutions.
Facilitating the simplification of EU shipping by supporting EU-wide digital maritime solutions.
Contributing to the strengthening of maritime security in Europe and globally, where there is a European interest.