This Consolidated Annual Activity Report for 2014 provides a detailed account of the actions carried out in accordance with: the above framework new legal basis following the revision of the Agency's Founding Regulation, which came into force in March 2013; the updated 5-year Strategy as approved by the Administrative Board in November 2013; the Commission's Communication on programming of human and financial resources for decentralised agencies 2014-2020 (COM (2013)519); and Regulation (EU) 911/2014 on the multiannual funding for the action of the European Maritime Safety Agency in the field of response to pollution caused by ships and to marine pollution caused by oil and gas installations, which entered into force in mid-2014 and was applicable from 1 January 2014.
Part I reports on the achievements of the year. Information is provided per activity, focusing on the added value of each activity with respect to higher level objectives. Budget and staff resources devoted to each activity are indicated, in terms of both "planned" and "actual" inputs, and performance targets and results are provided. Parts II, III and IV focus on the management of the Agency and the building blocks of assurance. Annex VII contains the dedicated report on the multi-annual funding of the Agency's pollution preparedness and response activities.