In this issue: EMSA unveils new 5-Year Strategy to take effect from January 2020; Autonomous shipping: Following the changing landscape & offering technical support to member states; Cybersecurity in the maritime sector: sharing good practices; preparations well underway for the upcoming 2020 sulphur limit; Coast guard authorities hold annual plenary conference in Italy; EMSA encourages debate on promoting gender equality in the maritime sector; ‘POLEX 2019’ pollution response exercise held in Spain; Gaining a clearer picture of ship emissions from THETIS-MRV; New authorities in Italy get to explore the many possibilities of EMSA’s maritime data services.