Frontex, EMSA and EFCA open second annual European Coast Guard EventPublished17.04.2019
On 16 April, Frontex Executive Director Fabrice Leggeri opened the annual European Coast Guard Event in Świnoujście, Poland. This is the second such event jointly organised by Frontex, the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) and the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). The Annual Coast Guard Event provides a platform for national authorities, the EU agencies involved in the cooperation ...
RPAS drones monitored ship emissions in Danish watersPublished12.04.2019
EMSA’s service of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) was used by the Danish authorities to monitor ship emissions around the area of the Great Belt where many large tankers transit on their ...
EMSA contingency plan for emergencies activated in response to the Grande America accidentPublished14.03.2019
Following the fire on board the Grande America which subsequently sank on 12 March in the Bay of Biscay, EMSA has been providing emergency assistance at the request of the French authorities. It was ...
RPAS drone flights get underway in Spain to assist SASEMAR in its search and rescue and pollution monitoring operationsPublished06.02.2019
EMSA’s service of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems is being used by the Spanish maritime safety agency SASEMAR in the southern province of Huelva for the purpose of identifying and monitoring oil ...
EMSA contracts additional RPAS for maritime surveillance, emissions monitoring and pollution responsePublished28.11.2018
EMSA has recently secured four contracts for maritime surveillance services based on remotely piloted aircraft systems. These contracts will provide increased maritime surveillance capabilities ...
EMSA pollution response measures mobilised following collision in the MediterraneanPublished10.10.2018
EMSA is assisting French and Italian authorities as they engage in clean-up operations following a collision between Tunisian ro-ro vessel Ulysse and Cypriot general cargo ship CSL Virginia in the ...
RPAS enter into operation in Portugal for border surveillancePublished26.09.2018
The first flight of the operation took place on 25 September and marks the beginning of a two-month cycle targeting real-time pre-border monitoring and law enforcement. EMSA contracted Remotely ...
EU agencies meet on future activities of the European Coast GuardPublished12.04.2018
On 11-12 April 2018, the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) hosted the first European Annual Coast Guard event which took place in La Toja, Spain. It was co-organised by the European Border ...Categories
Press Release: EMSA response vessel engaged in fisheries control in the Mediterranean operated by the European Fisheries Control AgencyPublished07.09.2017
Interagency cooperation between EMSA and the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) was taken a step further following a request for an inspection vessel by EFCA. EMSA identified the Aegis I ...
Newsletter August 2012Published01.08.2012
In this issue: New vessel reinforces oil spill response in western Med; Debate grows on expanding MARES regional server; Plotting the course for port State control; French navy cadets pay a visit to ...CategoriesTags