cultural heritage

Maritime Studies (2022)

Coastal and maritime cultural heritage (CMCH) is a relative newcomer on spatial development policy agendas and in spatial planning activities.


Historically cultural heritage management has not been integrated in coastal policies. Some examples from Southern European countries are available, but usually natural heritage has been the main concern for integrated policies.

Maritime Cultural Heritage (MCH) today stands as a witness of early human naval endeavours.

Maritime Spatial Plan for the German EEZ in the North Sea

The SEA is part of the Maritime Spatial Plan for the German EEZ (North Sea). It assesses biotic and abiotic conditions of the marine environment and describes the impacts of prospective uses.

The Italy-Croatia CBC Programme’s overall objective is to increase the prosperity and the blue growth potential of the area.