In this issue: Just published: annual overview of marine casualties and incidents 2019; Training up German officers in the use of EMSA’s maritime security reporting tool; Taking stock of past training activities and planning for future training using new technologies; Places of refuge for ships in need of assistance: guidance and preparation for every eventuality; Integrated Maritime Services, SafeSeaNet & Copernicus info session given in Germany; Interest in EMSA’s Integrated Maritime Services continues unabated; EMSA hosts visit organised by Ciencia Viva as part of World Space Week 2019.