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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
Demonstration of large scale seaweed cultivation at open sea and the positive effects thereof on the ocean

Agriculture has been developing for millennia, but on the oceans hunting and gathering is still the norm. The project consortium sees opportunities for sea agriculture (i.e. seagriculture or mariculture) - more specifically the cultivation of seaweed - as it is...

  • 2022
Coherent Linear Infrastructures in Baltic Maritime Spatial Plans

Baltic LINes sought to increase the transnational coherence of shipping routes and energy corridors in Maritime Spatial Plans in the BSR, in order to avoid cross-border mismatches while securing transnational connectivity as well as an efficient use of Baltic Sea space.


  • 2019
Bringing Land and Sea Together
BLAST was a regional project for better integration of information across the coastal margin in the North Sea region.
  • 2012
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
Blue Nodules

Blue Nodules is a research and innovation project to develop a deep sea mining system for the harvesting of polymetallic nodules from the sea floor with minimum environmental impact.

The Blue Nodules project will develop a new highly-automated and technologically sustainable deep sea...

  • 2020

Blue4All is focused on the analysis of the MPA process comprising all steps needed to successfully conserve and/or restore biodiversity by means of MPAs and other effective conservation measures (OECM). These steps comprise :

  • designation (i.e., delineation, eventual enlargement, identification...
  • 2026
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
Coherent & Cross-compliant Ocean Governance for Delivering the EU Green Deal for European Seas

CrossGov aims to enhance knowledge on how coherence and cross-compliance of marine related policies and legislation affect realizing the Green Deal goals for biodiversity protection, zero pollution and climate change adaptation and mitigation. The project will develop 5 case studies...

  • 2025
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
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
Emerging ecosystem-based Maritime Spatial Planning topics in North and Baltic Seas Region (eMSP NBSR)

The aim of the eMSP NBSR project is to enable Maritime Spatial Planners of managing authorities and policymakers from the North and Baltic Sea Regions to reflect on current MSP practices, to learn effectively from each other, and to collectively...

  • 2024