Countries Overview

The following tables provide summary information on the status of MSP in countries. Previews of each table are shown in the images below, and the full table can be downloaded as a PDF via the link below each image. The information summarised on this page and in the linked documents does not have any legal effect.

1) Overview of MSP Authorities & plans per country: includes national and sub-national authorities per country coupled with an indication of the status of the national Maritime Spatial Plans (in preparation or adopted).

2) Overview of maritime spatial plans, visions, and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs) per country: presents the status of the MSP in the Member States, including the area covered, year the plan was adopted, year when the plan will be reviewed and whether the Member State has developed a vision document or a Strategic Environmental Assessment.

3) MSP Processes Overview: collates publicly available information about stages of MSP development in EU Member States.

4) Overview of MSP authorities in each country

5)  Sectors addressed in MSP Plans: overview of the sectors that are integrated in each of the adopted Maritime Spatial Plans.

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Please see the individual country pages for information on the status of MSP in each country.

Overview of msp authorities & Plans per country

Overview of MSP Authorities & Plans per Country (February 2022)

Overview of MSP plans, visions and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA) per country

Overview of MSP plans, visions and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA) per country  (February 2022)

MSP Processes overview


MSP Processes Overview by Country (February 2022)


MSP authorities per country

MSP Authorities per Country (February 2022)

Sectors addressed in adopted MSP plans

Sectors Addressed in Adopted MSP Plans (November 2018)