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Employer European Commission
Job Title Seconded National Experts, Move: Mobility And Transport, Waterborne



MOVE: Mobility and Transport
D: Waterborne
D.2: Maritime Safety

The SNE will actively collaborate in the tasks of the unit which are to conceive, develop, implement and monitor European policies and related activities in the area of maritime safety and pollution prevention. In particular he/she will be in charge of:

-{ Questions relating to maritime safety, prevention of pollution and response to pollution by ships, and in particular the further development of maritime monitoring and information activities and services.

-{ Questions relating to the implementation of the Vessel Traffic Monitoring (VTM) Directive such as vessel traffic routeing, places of refuge for ships in need of assistance, Long Range and Identification and Tracking (LRIT), satellite monitoring within the Union Maritime Information and Exchange System (SafeSeaNet), links with Reporting Formalities Directive and the National and future European Single Window environment – interoperability with other systems (such as customs and trade), etc.;

-{ Contribution to the development or possible modification of Union legislation relating to the VTM Directive and associated fields;

-{ Contribution to the assistance of national authorities involved in various Coast Guard functions, in particular Places of Refuge for Ships in Need of Assistance, for enhanced cross-sector and cross-border concerted action;

-{ Review of the existing ship reporting and routeing systems (SRS) of Member States, in view to their alignment to the requirements of the VTM Directive; contribute in the examination of future submissions of proposed SRS to IMO by Member States;

-{ Follow-up of the work of the European Maritime Safety Agency in these areas and ensure the assessment of the inspection work undertaken by EMSA in the above fields; Participation in the related technical sub-groups and in the preparation of the High Level Steering Group on the Governance of the maritime system and services.
-{ Follow-up and possible participation in meetings in relation to Copernicus and other satellite-related EU programmes and activities supporting maritime surveillance;

-{ Possible participation in meetings in relation to the European Maritime Security Strategy, to Regional Sea Bed Strategies, to the Common Information Sharing Environment in the Maritime Domain and to the Eurosur system for border surveillance;

-{ Possible participation in relevant IMO Committees or Sub-Committees' meetings in close cooperation with the accredited Commission representative at IMO;

-{ Assistance with general policy matters related to maritime safety and environmental protection.

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Location Brussels
Date Added 7 days ago
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