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EU compares skipper qualifications
12-1-2015



TCC-SCV is a running EU project (from 1st September 2014 until 31st August 2016) aiming to analyse and compare the skipper qualifications for small commercial vessels (up to 24 meters or 200GT) of six EU Member States and summarise its commonalities in a new European Common Core Curriculum. This Core Curriculum will then be presented in two other EU Member states to build the base of their new qualifications.

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Enkhuizen Nautical School
10-1-2015



Hundreds of people have in recent years opted for a career sailing traditional vessels for a living. Many of the jobs available in this sphere were formerly filled by transfer from the Merchant Navy, but with increasing mechanisation and automation aboard conventional merchant vessels, employment in that sphere no longer provides regular experience in the skills required to operate a large sailing vessel in commercial traffic.

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Dutch transport minister will speak with Danish counter part
03-1-2015



Dutch transport Minister Melanie Schulz is to speak with her Danish counterpart about the certification crisis of traditional ships on international voyages. At stake is an agreement between the two states.

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Commission organises workshop on coastal tourism
20-12-2014



The European Commission organises a workshop to “strengthen the role of cluster organizations and networks as drivers for growth and jobs in the maritime and coastal tourism sectors in Europe”. Among others the Commission wants to find out what role Maritime heritage can play to help.

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6-11 February
Boot Holland
Leeuwarden , Netherlands

11-15 March
HISWA + Hiswa Classic (Fair)
Amsterdam , Netherlands

30-5/4 March
Race of the Classics
Rotterdam/Brugge/Ramsgate/Amsterdam , Netherlands

11-12 April
Pieperrace
Volendam , Netherlands

25 April
Matten Schippersrace
Blokzijl , Netherlands

2 May
National Lifeboat day
Nederland , Netherlands

ROTTERDAM DECLARATION
Rotterdam Declaration
April 2007


EMH PRESENTATION BARCELONA CHARTER MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
 
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Barcelona Charter
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London, 2005
Momorandum of Understanding (MoU)
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COUNCIL OF EUROPE
Parliamentary Assembly
Council of Europe Recommendation 1486 (2000)
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Faro convention (2005)
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