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Cross-Border MARitime Spatial PLANning in the Black Sea
The MARSPLAN BS Project aims to support the implementation of the EU Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning in the Black Sea Basin, starting with its Member States, Romania and Bulgaria.
  • 2018
Cross-border Maritime Spatial Planning for Black Sea, Bulgaria and Romania

The MARSPLAN-BS II project follows on from MARSPLAN-BS, which ended in early 2018. It foresees the further development of Maritime Spatial Plans in Bulgaria and Romania, as well as the development of a common cross-border strategy between the two countries...

  • 2021
Preparatory Action on Marine Spatial Planning in the North Sea
MASPNOSE was a follow up activity to the Integrated Maritime Policy, and was designed to assess the 10 key principles in DG MARE’s "Roadmap for Maritime Spatial Planning: Achieving common principles in the EU". The aim was to develop a common, cross-border, ecosystem based approach for MSP.
  • 2012
Maritime Alliance for fostering the European Blue Economy through a Marine Technology Skilling Strategy

MATES’ objective is to develop a skills strategy that addresses the main drivers of change in the maritime industry, with a specific focus on the shipbuilding and offshore renewable energy sectors. Both sectors are strongly linked and require new capacities...

  • 2022
Marine Energy Alliance

The aim of MEA is to progress the technical and commercial maturity level of early-stage (TRL 3 – 4) marine energy technology companies with the overall goal of reducing the risk of device failure in subsequent demonstration phases.

Via MEA...

  • 2022
Med-IAMER - Integrated Actions to Mitigate Environmental Risks in the Mediterranean Sea

Med-IAMER was the first maritime project of the MED Programme to apply the strategic goals of the ecosystem-based approach, as introduced and adopted in the Mediterranean region, at the transboundary level.

The main aim of the project was to provide recommendations...

  • 2015
MedAves Pesca

The MedAves Pesca project aims to develop ways to reduce the number of sea birds that die accidentally caught in fishing.

The main objectives of this project are:

  1. Understand, among the marine areas of the Natura 2000 Network at sea...
  • 2020
Mediterranean Blue Economy Stakeholder Platform

The Mediterranean Blue Economy Stakeholder Platform was established by the European Union, the European Investment Bank and the International Maritime Organisation to provide a centralised web platform for marine and maritime information and to improve synergies across different initiatives and projects...

  • 2017
MEDPAN Network of marine protected area managers in the Mediterranean

MedPAN is the network of Marine Protected Areas managers in the Mediterranean.

It gathers today close to 100 institutions and NGOs that either have direct responsibility for managing Marine Protected Areas (MPA) or are involved in the development of MPAs...

  • 2016
MEDTRENDS – Future Trends in the Mediterranean Sea

MEDTRENDS aimed to illustrate and map the most likely integrated scenarios of marine economic growth at the transnational level in EU Mediterranean countries for the next 20 years. It shows an in-depth analysis of the current situation and future trends...

  • 2015
Development of a framework for Mapping European Seabed Habitats

Led by the JNCC the “Development of a framework for Mapping European Seabed Habitats”, or MESH for short was an international seabed habitat mapping programme. The project was undertaken by a consortium of 12 project partners covering all five countries...

  • 2008
Mapping Atlantic Area seabed habitats for better marine management
The Mesh Atlantic project aimed to promote harmonised production and use of marine habitat maps covering the Atlantic Area by adapting and enhancing previous achievements in this area.
  • 2013