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CISE Transitional Phase

In 2018, as the EUCISE2020 project was coming to an end, the Commission set the grounds to prepare for the full implementation of CISE and to support the transition into operations. The Commission proposed to involve EMSA for setting up and coordinating the actions envisaged for the transitional phase. The transitional phase was discussed with the Member States, several agencies and the EEAS during the 19th, 20th and 21st meeting of The Member States Experts Sub-Group on the Integration of Maritime Security and Surveillance (MSeG).

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A Grant Agreement with an initial duration of two years was signed on 16 April 2019 between EMSA and the European Commission’s DG MARE, to entrust EMSA to set up and coordinate the action.

The governance structure of CISE for the transitional phase is defined in the document "CISE Transitional Phase: Governance Structure”.

The Activities of the transitional phase are defined in the document "CISE Transitional Phase: Activities".

The main objectives of the transitional phase, according to document "CISE Transitional Phase: Activities" are to:

  • evaluate, and if appropriate streamline, maintain and consolidate the CISE network and interoperability building blocks resulting from the EUCISE2020 project;
  • work towards information sharing and interoperability with existing EU maritime surveillance systems;
  • define and configure additional data exchange services required in the current pre-operational CISE network; and
  • on the basis of the above: define the baseline for CISE for post-2020 operations.

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CISE Stakeholder Group notes great progress for CISE at the 5th CSG meeting


At the 5th CISE Stakeholder Group meeting on 6 and 7 October 2020, members got together by virtual means to get updated on the activities of the transitional phase of...

5th CISE Stakeholder Group meeting to take place on 6 and 7 October 2020


  The CISE Stakeholder Group will convene for the 5th time, this time in a virtual setting on two consecutive mornings on 6 and 7 October 2020. The meeting will be...

Second CISE Test Campaign launched!


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MAOC (N) joins the CISE Stakeholder Group as observer


Following a request from The Maritime Analysis and Operation Centre – Narcotics (MAOC (N)) to join the CISE transitional phase, the CISE Stakeholder Group decided at its 4th meeting on...

CISE Node Administrator Training


  CISE successfully completed the first remote training course for Node Administrators. Twenty five participants from 10 different countries and three agencies attended the two day training exercise that took place...