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European Maritime Heritage (EMH) is a non-governmental organization for private owners of traditional ships, as well as for maritime museums and other interested bodies.

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Safety Rules for historical Ships
01-6-2018



In October this year new safety rules for historical ships on Europe’s inland waters will enter into force. It is a major step in the right direction. It first of all is the recognition of the fact that historical ships exist, are operational, deserve a future as operational ships and therefore need to be addressed by modern safety regulations. EMH has invested heavily in getting a chapter for historical ships in European law and keep them from forcefully being phased out.

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Two Danish EMH pioneers passed away
10-5-2018



Jørgen Josephsen (1935-2018) died unexpectedly after a routine operation on Saturday 5 May. By coincidence his longtime friend and colleague Arne Gotved (1939-2018) died the day after on Sunday 6 May after a battle with cancer.

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John Robinson (1943-2018) passed away
02-5-2018



This is to bring you the very sad news that our very gently and great friend, John Robinson, died last Saturday 28 April after a battle with cancer and the last few weeks in hospitals in London and Gloucester and latterly a care home near his home in Stonehouse.

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Historic British excursion vessel faces uncertain future
05-3-2018



Nearly seventy years ago, a new motor ship called Balmoral was delivered from John Thornycroft’s Woolston yard to the Red Funnel Line for its Southampton to Cowes ferry service. The new vessel replaced two paddle steamers lost in hostilities, and was additionally used for coastal cruising from Southampton during the summer season.

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EMH PRESENTATION BARCELONA CHARTER MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
 
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Barcelona Charter
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London, 2005
Momorandum of Understanding (MoU)
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COUNCIL OF EUROPE
Parliamentary Assembly
Council of Europe Recommendation 1486 (2000)
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Faro convention (2005)
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