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Atlantic Blue Port Services - Discharge polluted water in port, not at sea

The EU Port Reception Facility directive obliges ports to provide adequate port reception facilities, ships delivering waste in the port and recommends a cost recovery system as an incentive. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has also developed a Port Reception...

  • 2020
New opportunities for more competitive and sustainable blue growth in Atlantic Area

Access2Sea aims to improve the attractiveness of the Atlantic shore for aquaculture SMEs by enabling new business opportunities and providing sustainable and easier access to it. Its objective is to enhance the exploitation and preservation of the Atlantic Area’s natural...

  • 2022
Accessibilità Intermodalità – A.C.E
The Accessibilità Intermodalità is a joint management project in the Western Mediterranean basin of regional, national and cross-border transport systems to ensure a higher level intermodal services and accessibility to the poles of attraction, with regard to the flow of people and goods.
  • 2004
Blue Mining: Breakthrough Solutions for the Sustainable Exploration and Extraction of Deep Sea Mineral Resources

Earth provides natural resources, such as fossil fuels and minerals that are vital for human life. As the global demand grows, especially for strategic metals, commodity prices rapidly rise. Thus there is an identifiable risk of increasing supply shortage for...

  • 2018
The BLUEMED initiative fosters integration of knowledge and efforts to develop the Blue Growth in the Mediterranean basin, promoting joint actions on relevant research and innovation priorities. Its Agenda (SRIA) identifies three major groups of twelve key challenges that need to be addressed, as well as a set of goals and a wide list of actions to achieve those goals.
  • 2021
Interaction in European coastal waters: A roadmap to sustainable integration of aquaculture and fisheries

COEXIST was a broad, multidisciplinary project which evaluated competing activities and interactions in European coastal areas. The ultimate goal of the COEXIST project was to provide a roadmap for a better integration, sustainability and synergies across the diverse activities taking place in the European...

  • 2013
Developing Education and Employment Partnerships for a Sustainable Blue Growth in the Western Mediterranean Region

DEEP BLUE will promote collaboration between marine and maritime education, research, and training centres to strengthen relevant skills and increase capacity building for blue career development in the Western Mediterranean Region.

Education and training programmes will be created through this...

  • 2020
DEVelopment Of innovative Tools for understanding marine biodiversity and assessing good Environmental Status

The overall goal of DEVOTES is to better understand the relationships between pressures from human activities and climatic influences and their effects on marine ecosystems, including biological diversity, in order to support the ecosystem based management and fully achieve the Good Environmental Status...

  • 2016
ECOAST - New methodologies for an ecosystem approach to spatial and temporal management of fisheries and aquaculture in coastal areas

ECOAST aimed to identify, develop and test new methodologies for spatial and temporal management of fisheries and aquaculture in coastal areas. The overall approach assessed the impact of fisheries and aquaculture on coastal ecosystems, as well as synergies and conflicts...

  • 2018
Ecocentric management for sustainable fisheries and healthy marine ecosystems

The EcoScope project will develop an interoperable platform and a robust decision-making toolbox, available through a single public portal (The EcoScopium), to promote an efficient, ecosystem-based approach to the management of fisheries. Design and development of The EcoScopium will be...

  • 2025
European Network on Coastal Research
The ENCORA project (European Network on Coastal Research) has been initiated to improve sharing of knowledge and experience within Europe, in two respects: overcome existing fragmentation of coastal expertise and better exploit scientific knowledge in practice and adapt it to non-expert coastal and marine professionals.
  • 2009
European Seas and Territorial Development, Opportunities and Risks

As Europe seeks to emerge from the consequences of the economic crisis, the importance of territorial cohesion in supporting ‘smart sustainable and inclusive growth’ is becoming ever more apparent. However the rhetoric has for many years equated territorial cohesion with...

  • 2013