• World Maritime Week launches in Bilbao

    World Maritime Week launches in Bilbao

    • 12th February 2019

    Bilbao Exhibition Centre has opened its doors today for the launch of World Maritime Week 2019. The show runs from February 12 to 14 hosting four separate maritime events under one banner – Sinaval, Eurofishing, FuturePort and Marine Energy Week. More than 35 shipowners and shipyards are due to attend the three-day celebration, which welcomes

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  • BBC World News presenter to join Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon

    BBC World News presenter to join Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon

    • 4th September 2018

    BBC World News presenter and anchor, Lucy Hockings, will be joining the Seatrade Cruise Med Conference, which takes place this September in Lisbon, Portugal. The anchorwoman, who has interviewed global opinion leaders and influencers and covered some of the major news events of the past decade, will put her skills into action as moderator for

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  • Portugal plots ocean territory expansion

    Portugal plots ocean territory expansion

    • 29th June 2018

    Portugal is set to extend its continental platform multiplying ocean territory by several times to grow national resources. The project was initially presented in August 2017 to the United Nations which has power to approve the extension. The project continues to develop following a second round of presentations in February this year and is set to be approved early next decade, according to Portugal’s minister of foreign affairs,

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  • Spanish telecoms firm Eurona reveals crew comms demand on national fishing fleet

    Spanish telecoms firm Eurona reveals crew comms demand on national fishing fleet

    • 23rd May 2018

    Less than 20pc of Spanish fishing vessels have an integral connection to a network to guarantee crew communication with the life they leave on land, according to Eurona, the Spanish multinational telecoms company. The news was released ahead of the seventh edition of Navalia, an international fair of the naval maritime industry, taking place in Vigo, northern Spain. This gap in the

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  • Mozambique and Madagascar to strengthen maritime cooperation

    Mozambique and Madagascar to strengthen maritime cooperation

    • 10th May 2018

    Mozambique’s Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries Minister Agostinho Mondlane and his Madagasy counterpart Gilbert François have expressed interest to sign a pact to combat illegal tuna fishing in the maritime waters that separate the two countries. Mondlane told journalists on Tuesday night that Mozambique and Madagascar are planning to sign a memorandum of understanding, “with

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  • Net cast for funding for Faro Monument to Fishermen

    Net cast for funding for Faro Monument to Fishermen

    • 1st May 2018

    A long-time expat is towing the fascinating research of a Portuguese journalist and driving a campaign to raise funds for a monument to be created in honour of the heroism of Portuguese fishermen and the pivotal role they played in saving lives from the sea during World War II. It was the work of journalist

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