The consultation on ocean energy aims at gathering opinions on how to help the ocean energy sector make its contribution to security of energy supply in Europe. Off-shore wind energy which is considered to be at a different stage of development is not covered. The deadline for the consultation is 14 September 2012.
The consultation on maritime and coastal tourism aims at gathering opinions on the implementation of the EU political framework for tourism in Europe which is part of the Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP), and which JPI Oceans aims to support by providing the necessary knowledge base. The deadline for the consultation is 6 August 2012.