In this issue : Administrative board members put heads together to set 2020-24 priorities; EMSA assists French authorities following Grande America accident; Building up national capacity across flag, port and coastal states; Taking a proactive approach to cybersecurity awareness; Distance learning modules on cybersecurity now open to all; EFCA and EMSA sign new agreement extending cooperation to new areas; Recently published ‘Outlook 2019’ gives visual and concise view of Agency’s upcoming activities.