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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 Transitional Phase

In 2018, as the EUCISE2020 project was coming to an end, the Commission set the grounds to prepare for the full implementation of CISE and to support the transition into operations. The Commission proposed to involve EMSA for setting up and coordinating the actions envisaged for the transitional phase. The transitional phase was discussed with the Member States, several agencies and the EEAS during the 19th, 20th and 21st meeting of The Member States Experts Sub-Group on the Integration of Maritime Security and Surveillance (MSeG).

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A Grant Agreement with an initial duration of two years was signed on 16 April 2019 between EMSA and the European Commission’s DG MARE, to entrust EMSA to set up and coordinate the action.

The governance structure of CISE for the transitional phase is defined in the document "CISE Transitional Phase: Governance Structure”.

The Activities of the transitional phase are defined in the document "CISE Transitional Phase: Activities".

The main objectives of the transitional phase, according to document "CISE Transitional Phase: Activities" are to:

  • evaluate, and if appropriate streamline, maintain and consolidate the CISE network and interoperability building blocks resulting from the EUCISE2020 project;
  • work towards information sharing and interoperability with existing EU maritime surveillance systems;
  • define and configure additional data exchange services required in the current pre-operational CISE network; and
  • on the basis of the above: define the baseline for CISE for post-2020 operations.

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CISE Best Practice Workshop to be held on 11 December 2019 in Lisbon


One of the activities during the transitional phase of CISE, is to facilitate the sharing of best practices among the CISE stakeholders. For that purpose, a workshop is arranged to...

2nd CISE Stakeholders Group meeting


The second stakeholder group meeting of the transitional phase of the Common Information Sharing Environment (CISE) took place on 3 October, gathering representatives from 17 EU/EEA member states, the European...

2nd CISE Stakeholders Group meeting to be held on 3 October 2019


The 2nd CISE Stakeholder Group (CSG) meeting will take place at EMSA premises in Lisbon on 3 October 2019. Members of the CSG will discuss the progress of the transition...

EMSA launches procurement for Technical and Operational Services for the CISE Project


On 27 August 2019, EMSA published the call for tender EMSA/OP/11/2019 “Technical and Operational Services for the CISE Project”. The objective of the call is to contract technical services: 1) To...

Transitional Phase of CISE launched and discussed at European Maritime Day 2019


The European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual two-day event during which Europe’s maritime community meet to network, discuss and forge joint action. It targets maritime professionals, entrepreneurs and ocean...