Baltic Marine Environment
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Tackling spills across Europe

HELCOM hosts a pan-European meeting today on pollution incident cooperation, with the view to maintain a thorough exchange of experiences… Read More »

Dredging damage managed by expert group

​Helping to minimize impact of any disposed material containing heavy metals and other hazardous substances is the ultimate goal of… Read More »

Live video from 40-year HELCOM Jubilee session next month

HELCOM invites all interested to join by watching live video stream on HELCOM website next month, when the main event… Read More »

Improving ship safety of main routes

​Today’s meeting of the HELCOM Group of Experts on Safety of Navigation () will discuss further measures to improve safety… Read More »

Regional leaders on maritime spatial planning decide on future actions

​The actions in immediate future for more coherent Baltic spatial planning are in key focus in the regular of HELCOM… Read More »

Task force on Baltic migratory fish established

A new task force on migratory fish species, established under the HELCOM Fisheries and Environment , held its first meeting… Read More »

Communication procedures considered in assistance to spills

​The , consisting of competent pollution incident authorities of all the Baltic Sea coastal countries and European Union services, convenes… Read More »

New platform launches on green technology and alternative fuels for ships

To advance sustainable shipping and reduce emissions of pollutants such as Sulphur (SOx) and Nitrogen (NOx) in the Baltic, the… Read More »

New round kicks off to jointly assess the entire Baltic

An expert workshop today kicks off the second round of HELCOM work on core indicators, which measure the state of… Read More »

Coordinated monitoring of the Baltic improves

The work for a revised, scientifically sound, well-coordinated and cost-effective HELCOM monitoring programme moves forward in a project workshop closing today,… Read More »