SWIMWAY is devoted to global efforts on protecting migratory fish species. In the European Wadden Sea, a specific group of scientists, administrators and NGO representatives focuses on diadromous and some other fish species which use the tidal flats and estuaries as integral part of their life cycle: WG-SWIMWAY. Kellermann-Consultants has been tasked with coordination of the group in 2019.

 

Kellermann-Consultants was contracted as Consultant of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems GmbH for oXeanpedia, a start-up project in order to demonstrate how advanced technology can contribute towards an improved sustainable fishing practice. For more information see http://www.oxeanpedia.de/en/home.html
Kellermann-Consultants has advised the oXeanpedia team on developing and adapting the fish finder (see picture) to the needs and specifications of fishing companies and research institutes and conducts
North Atlantic-wide/EU-wide market research and identification of customers from among leading national fishing companies/quota owners

The European Wadden Sea is a world heritage area under a special protection regime. The Trilateral Cooperation between the countries bordering the Wadden Sea has established a monitoring and assessment programme, the TMAP. Currently, a task group is established in order to implement the Wadden Sea Plan and implement the TMAP strategy as part of the plan. In particular, the Task Group Monitoring and Assessment is charged with further developing a harmonized programme of observations and data exchange and handling. Kellermann-Consultants has been tasked to coordinate and chair the work of the TG-MA 2019-2022.