Pre-Announcement of Measure MI.20 under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) Operational Programme for Malta 2014-2020

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The Maritime and Fisheries Operational Programme for Malta in respect of the current programming period provides funding opportunities to the fishing industry and related coastal communities to help them adapt to ever-changing sectoral conditions whilst fostering their economic resilience and ecological sustainability. The Fund will be of assistance in reaching the objectives of the reformed Common Fisheries Policy and support the implementation of the Integrated Maritime Policy, as delineated in pertinent Regulation (EU) No. 508/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

The Funds and Programmes Division is hereby informing the general public that Measure I.20 will be launched on Thursday, 24th October 2019. This measure is aimed at fishing vessel owners for investments in equipment or on board, energy efficiency audits and schemes and studies to assess the contribution of alternative propulsion systems and hull designs.

Article 41(1) – Measure I.20
Energy efficiency and mitigation of climate change
On board investments; energy efficiency and audit schemes; studies

The above-mentioned Measure has a total allocation of €150,000.00 in public eligible funds (European Union and Malta shares). However, the Managing Authority reserves the right to increase or decrease the said allocation.

Prospective applicants should note that the Application Form and relevant documentation may be downloaded from the website of the Funds and Programmes Division at: / as from Thursday, 24th October 2019.

An information session for prospective applicants will be held on Thursday, 24th October 2019. A Registration Form to participate in such information session will be available at the above-mentioned link. Interested parties should submit their request for registration to or call on 2200 1108 by not later than Friday, 18th October 2019. Time and venue of the information session will be communicated by the Managing Authority to fishers who have registered for the information session.

More information can be requested by email on, by calling on telephone number 2200 1108 or by visiting our website

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