In this issue: First meeting of the year for EMSA’s Administrative Board; Popular workshop on Shore-Side Electricity gathers valuable feedback for EMSA’s ongoing guidance project; Pollution response services: Annual Report of Drills and Exercises available online; Pollution response services: public procurement in the pipeline; RPAS services start up in Lithuania for emissions monitoring and resume in France and Belgium; CleanSeaNet user group gathers 40 participants at 20th meeting; EMSA delivers presentation at IALA VTS 50 committee; Tendering opportunity: study to identify key competences of autonomous ship operators; Sister agencies strengthen cooperation on coast guard functions.