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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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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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Royal support for maritime heritage in UK
07-11-2017



National Historic Ships UK is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) responsible for advising British Government Departments and funding agencies on historic ship preservation and leading on policies in this sphere. As part of its programme of widening the public appeal of floating heritage, it co-ordinates an annual photographic competition.

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EMH present at “Dia da Marinha do Tejo” in Lisbon
17-8-2017



EMH was invited as official guest to be present at the Portuguese “Dia da Marinha do Tejo” on the 17th of June in Lisbon. On that festive day tens of beautifully decorated wooden sailing ships sailed to Lisbon and dropped their anchor. The skippers and crew were brought ashore to the Market Place to meet the official guests: the mayors of the rivertowns alongside the Tagus and – not in the least – the president of Portugal: Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. He also greeted the EMH with a warm welcome.

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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)
Maritime and fluvial cultural heritage ... 
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Faro convention (2005)
The Treaty of Lisbon amending the ... 
 
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Europa Nostra        International Council of Maritime Museums


Association of Meditereanean Maritime Museums