Established August 2002, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) is a European Union (EU) agency charged with reducing the risk of maritime accidents, marine pollution from ships and the loss of human lives at sea by helping to enforce the pertinent EU legislation.
Based in Lisbon, Portugal is one of the EUs decentralised agencies.
EMSA Coast Guard Camcopter in Croatia, 23-Jul-19 : #drones Croatia requested the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) for Coast Guard services. Schiebel S-100 Camcopter drones based on Brač island will provide maritime functions such as SAR, criminal and pollution surveillance and accident and disaster response
Skeldar Drone to Patrol Danish Waters, 14-Apr-19 : #environment The Danish Maritime Authority and the Environmental Protection Agency will start using Saab drone Skeldar north of The Great Belt sniffing large tankers when they pass going to and from the Baltic Sea to check if they comply with the sulphur limit