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Workshop for the seafaring profession

The European Commission, Directorate General for Mobility and Transport is pleased to invite you to our upcomingworkshop for the seafaring profession.

The impact on maritime safety of seafarers’ living and working conditions, education and training.

The event will take place on 5th of December, in Brussels with an in person format only.


  • Maritime transport stakeholders with an interest in future-proofing seafarers’ education, and the impact of living and working conditions on maritime safety;
  • Representatives of Member States’ maritime administration in coordination with employment and social affairs sector.


The event will be held in English.

Organised by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport in cooperation with other relevant Commission services, EMSA and social partners.

The Study on Social aspects within the maritime transport sector, published by the Commission in July 2020, made recommendations relating to the need for change across the seafaring profession. Ongoing technological development and green transformation of shipping are also driving change.

It is important that representatives from Member States and the shipping sector come together to discuss challenges and solutions to future-proofing education for seafarers, and improving living and working conditions at sea, to make seafaring jobs more attractive to European youth.

Please inform us of your interest in participating by replying to the survey.

If you have any questions, you may contact us at


  • maritime transport
  • Dienstag, 5. Dezember 2023, 09:00 (CET)

Praktische Informationen

Dienstag, 5. Dezember 2023, 09:00 (CET)