Applications open for 11 new MAR2030 notices

New applications cover several areas of MAR2030 intervention

Eleven new notices for the submission of applications under the Mar 2030 Program have been open since yesterday the 31st, announced the Ministry of Economy and the Sea.

The new competitions are aimed at economic operators in the fishing, aquaculture, processing of fishing and aquaculture products sector, support for the protection and restoration of biodiversity and Marine Ecosystems and the implementation of the Integrated Maritime Policy with public support of 140,1 .XNUMX million euros.

António Costa Silva, Minister of Economy and the Sea, highlighted “the support to be given for the conservation of biodiversity and oceanic marine ecosystems in order to meet the national target of protecting 30% of the national maritime space by 2026”.

In the same vein, he highlighted the opportunity to “strengthen” the maritime surveillance network and systems essential to guarantee sustainable management of the Ocean.

For her part, for Maria do Céu Antunes, Minister of Agriculture and Food, who oversees the fisheries sector, “the opening of these new notices definitively puts Mar2030 at cruising speed, ensuring in a transversal way access to this financing cycle, being an essential instrument to reinforce the competitiveness of companies in the fishing and aquaculture sector.”

Of these notices, support for starting the activity of young fishermen, investment in fishing ports, the costs of preparing and executing Production and Marketing Plans and data collection and control and inspection within the framework of the Common Policy for Fishing.

The public support rate varies between 40% and 100% depending on the type of operation.

Applications for these notices must be submitted through the Balcão dos Fundos, available at

These warnings are in addition to the five extra-plan warnings already available, with public support in the amount of 52,2 million euros.

The Mar 2030 Program is part of the Portugal 2030 Partnership Agreement and operationalizes, in Portugal, support from the European Fund for Maritime Affairs, Fisheries and Aquaculture (FEAMPA), which involves an allocation from FEAMPA of 392,6 million euros to which in addition to the national public contribution, a total of public support of 539,9 million euros.