Marine Policy 

This paper documents how to apply INSPIRE Directive 2007/2/EC principles for efficient implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive 2008/56/EC (MSFD).


The technical report is developed within the PLASMAR project and represents one of its final outputs.

Macaronesian Maritime Spatial Planning - MarSP

The study analyses whether, and how, the use of the INSPIRE data model can support and benefit the data management processes.


As part of SIMNORAT and SIMWESTMED, data portals were developed for sharing transboundary MSP knowledge for the Northern Atlantic and Western Mediterranean, respectively.

Baltic LINes

This report summarizes the results of the analysis of the prerequisites for a Systems Architecture for a Transnational Data Infrastructure for MSP (BASEMAPS).

Maritime Spatial Planning Data Expert Sub-group of the HELCOM-VASAB MSP Working Group

The reports shows which data relevant for MSP should be shared among countries, what gaps exist as well as how the INSPIRE process can support MSP.

VKoopUIS Project

MDI-DE provides data and information coming from coastal engineering and marine environmental protection. The database helps German administration to fulfill reporting for EU directives like MSFD and INSPIRE.

ADRIPLAN and Ritmare

The Tools4MSP Geoplatform (former ADRIPLAN Portal) is a community-based, open source portal based on GeoNode, a web-based Content Management System (CMS) for developing geospatial information systems (GIS) and for deploying spatial data infrastructure (SDI).