main
President
Regional Government
Citizen Space
Business Space
About Azores
  news Legislation Schedule Communities Contacts Portal Map Links Help
Versão PortuguesaMUDAR LÍNGUA
INFORMATION
 

Press releases

 

Regional Directorate for Sea Affairs

The Regional Directorate for Sea Affairs was established within the new structure of the X Regional Government of the Azores, established by the Regional Implementing Decree no.17/2010/A of September 21.

Our most important mission is to enhance the Azores sea by increasing its usefulness, maintaining its splendour and ensuring its environmental quality.

We draw special attention to the activities related to the protection of the marine environment, including the implementation or reinforcement of marine protected areas, and their biodiversity.

This new service aims to provide a response to challenges such as the implementation of the Azores Marine Park, the conclusion of the Maritime Spatial Plan in the Azores, always taking into account the contribution to the maintenance or recovery of the environmental quality of the Azores sea.

In order to stimulate the balance between the different pillars of sustainable development, we will contribute to the development of new activities based on the use of marine resources, such as the production of renewable energies as an alternative to fossil fuels. As a result of the misuse of thermal energy worldwide, this service will be charge of coordinating the investment deemed necessary to adapt the Azorean coastal areas to global climate change.

All of these activities may be always followed by active citizens committed in informed participation within the limits set by law.


Filipe Mora Porteiro
Regional Director for Sea Affairs
 Filipe Mora Porteiro

Biography

 

 
Know Us Better

 

 
  Powers and Competences | Constitutive documents
Recently Updated

Regional Directorate for Sea Affairs raises awareness of participants in Sea Week nautical festival for the problem of marine litter
Azores_Between_Seas_2018_campaign_promotes_literacy_on_the_oceans_throughout_the_archipelago
Regional_Government_promotes_three_workshops_on_maritime_spatial_planning_in_the_Azores
70_bathing_waters_approved_in_the_Azores_for_2018
Half_a_thousand_students_from_Pico_and_Faial_aware_of_lifesavers_importance
Regional Government launches awareness campaign to prevent waste produced on board from being disposed at sea
 
 

Contacts

Phone: (+351) 292 207 317

Fax: (+351) 292 391 568

Address

Rua Cônsul Dabney - Colónia Alemã
Apartado 140
9901-014 Horta

 
Subscribe to azores.gov.pt RSS feed
Search
 
Where?
Advanced Search >>
 
  
 

This e-mail address is at your disposal for you to place your questions to the Regional Government of the Azores.
Ask the Government!

 

Health Ombudsman
  
Listen to this Page LISTEN
Go to top of page TOP
help HELP
Versão PortuguesaMUDAR LÍNGUA

 
Símbol of Acessibilidade on Web
main | President | Regional Government | Citizen Space | Business Space | About Azores | My Site