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Slide Alain

Slide Alain

“Fishers are more and more eager to implement new technology on board their vessels to achieve a more sustainable fishery and education should supply them with the tools to learn about this.”

Alain Pomes CEFCM

 

Slide Catherine

Slide Catherine

“Fishers are willing to apply sustainable fishing techniques in order to preserve all resources, thus their employment and working environment. Education should support this.”

Catherine Germillac
CEFCM

Slide Rosalie

Slide Rosalie

“Sustainable fishing requires good working conditions, human and environmental protection. Safety at sea is therefore paramount and everyone’s responsibility”

Rosalie Tukker
Européche

Core Team

Core Team

Slider Roos

Slider Roos

“Those at sea can make the difference. That’s why we invest our time and expertise in sustainable fisheries training.”

Roos Swart
ProSea Marine Education

Slide Bopp

Slide Bopp

“The fishing sector has changed, it’s education system has to change with it to enhance the capacity of fishers.”

Bopp van Dessel
ProSea Marine Education

Why you want to join us

The fishing sector has changed, it’s education system has to change with it. In Catching the Potential we form an international network of fishery educators and we develop and conduct seven sustainable fisheries training pilots. The ultimate goal is to, together with the international network of fishery educators, work towards an international standard for sustainable fisheries training and a strategy for implementation in the EU.

Join us in this revolution, we need all kinds of fishery and education expertise to make this work.

Training

Catching the potential builds upon more than 14 years of experience with sustainable fisheries training. Learn more about the training here.

Project

Catching the potential’s ultimate goal is to develop a European standard for sustainable fisheries training. Learn more about the steps of the project.

Partners

Partner organisations involved in Catching the Potential.

ProSea Marine Education
A center of expertise developing/conducting courses on marine awareness and sustainability to professionals working at the ocean
Europeche
Europêche promotes sustainable fishing that ensures a healthy marine environment and preserves a sustainable fishing sector
Centre Européen de Formation Continue Maritime (CEFCM)
European Maritime Training Center is a French professional training organization dedicated to training maritime personnel
BBZ am Nord-Ostsee Kanal
We are a vocational school in Northern Germany, offering education for young people to broaden their knowledge and skills
Novikontas Maritime College
Novikontas Maritime College is an educational institution providing the highest level of real-life competencies for careers at sea
The Pelagic Freezer trawler Association
PFA represents interests of 9 European companies. Our aim is to maintain a sustainable fishing industry, now and in the future.
Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM)
BIM helps the Irish Seafood Industry with technical expertise, business support, training and promoting sustainable practices
Centro Tecnológico Del Mar (CETMAR)
Foundation promoting innovation and sustainability for the improvement of the marine environment, its resources and related sector
Enaleia
Enaleia is a social enterprise aiming for a sustainable marine ecosystem, first professional fishing school in Greece since 2016
Direção Regional dos Assuntos do Mar (DRAM)
Our mission is to enhance the Azorean seas by increasing usefulness, maintaining splendour and ensuring environmental quality
European Union
Catching the potential is with the contribution of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund of the European Union.