The EMSA website uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience, in accordance with the EMSA privacy notice. Find out more on how we use cookies



CISE Contacts

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is the single point of contact for administrative requests or questions.


This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is the single point of contact for the CISE Stakeholders Group members to request any technical and operational support.

CISE Technical specifications

The following documents provide technical details about the functionality of CISE. They can also serve as examples of the documentation that can be used during a national procurement of CISE services.


This document provides information about the technological stack of the CISE nodes, their components, deployment, network, and the conceptual model of the data that can be exchanged and the services that shall be implemented by the CISE nodes.

Adaptor development resources

The links below give access to the online technical documentation of the interface with the CISE Node. It is intended to support the development of the CISE Adaptor, connecting the Legacy Systems to the CISE Node and the CISE Network.

external link icon blueCISE Service model guidelines 

external link icon blue CISE Data model version 1.5.3

XML Schema for the CISE Data model version 1.5.3

Technical and Operational support

This document provides the following information to the tenderer: the support processes to be executed, the actors and role involved in the support processes, and the level of support expected.


More Info

copernicus banner

Cise logo final mute


4th CISE Stakeholder Group (virtual) meeting to take place on 9 June 2020


Despite the current COVID outbreak, the CISE Stakeholder Group (CSG) will meet as planned on 9 June 2020, for the first time in a virtual meeting. The Transitional Phase will...

Training for CISE Node Administrators to be held on 1 and 2 July 2020 in VTC


During the transitional phase of CISE and as one of the key activities of the project, EMSA and the CISE Stakeholder Group (CSG) will collaborate to define the training needs...

CISE FAQ published on the CISE website


A set of FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions) have been created and published on the CISE website, to address the most commonly questions asked about CISE. The basis for the FAQ...

CISE Transitional Phase contributed to the joint EMSA-ECGFF workshop in Lisbon


The current French Chairmanship of the European Coast Guard Functions Forum (ECGFF) organised together with EMSA a joint workshop on “Information sharing and data security in the maritime safety and...

3rd CISE Stakeholder Group meeting


The 3rd CISE Stakeholder Group meeting of the transitional phase of the Common Information Sharing Environment (CISE) took place on 13 February 2020, where members joined to discuss the activities...