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Although adoption of Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) is increasing worldwide (in August 2018, about 70 countries were preparing or had prepared MSP plans at the regional, national or local scale), many regions, countries or municipalities still need support to adopt...

  • 2021
Assessment framework for successful development of viable ocean multi-use systems

Sustainable and efficient use of ocean space can be achieved through a combination of different ocean uses both in close proximity, through joint operations, or on the same platform. This requires a radical change from the concept of exclusive resource...

  • 2020
Multi-Use in European Seas

An ever increasing variety of commercial activities are hosted nowadays by the European sea basins: oil and gas extraction, renewable energy production, pipelines, cables for telecommunications and electricity; shipping; cruise industry; fishery; aquaculture and blue biotechnology; sand and mineral extraction...

  • 2018
Multiple-use-of Space for Island Clean Autonomy

MUSICA project has developed a replicable smart multi-usage of space (MUS) platform for the concurrent use of three types of renewable energy – wind, PV and wave – at small islands. This will also contribute to the advancement of a...

  • 2024
A Scientific Basis for the Integration of Nature Conservation Issues into Marine Spatial Planning under Consideration of International Requirements
The project intends to review and revise scientific methods for the implementation of the ecosystem approach. It further investigates which ecosystem processes and functions are essential for the implementation of the ecosystem approach.
  • 2017
Nature and Nurture of the Northern Baltic Sea

The archipelago of Finland, Åland and Sweden is naturally nutrient-rich and highly productive, featuring a diverse and unique flora and fauna. However, there are conflicting needs when it comes to the use of the area. Therefore, sustainable planning becomes very...

  • 2012
Cooperation Governance for Next-Level Maritime Spatial Planning in the North Sea

The Norsaic Project aims to create a future-proof and innovative cooperation governance for next-level transnational Maritime SpatialPlanning (MSP) in the North Sea.
The North Seas marine space is an intensely used area, shared by many countries and actors who have...

  • 2026
North Sea Wrecks - An Opportunity for Blue Growth: Healthy Environment, Shipping, Energy Production and - transmission

NSW provides tools necessary for planners, response organisations, economic actors and other stakeholders to assess and propose solutions for risk mitigation regarding wrecks and munitions in the North Sea. The North Sea is littered with thousands of ship and aircraft...

  • 2023
The creative rehabilitation, protection and development of cultural and natural landscapes and townscapes through integrated spatial planning.

The central aim of the North SEAfaring project was to raise the status of maritime heritage in regional and national spatial planning strategies. Hence the project referred to a creative rehabilitation, protection and development of cultural and natural landscapes and...

  • 2007
A North Sea Perspective on Shipping, Energy and Environment Aspects in MSP

The NorthSEE project promotes a better exchange among Maritime Spatial Planning authorities and related experts and institutions in the North Sea Region (NSR). In this context, NorthSEE aims at achieving greater coherence in MSP across the NSR for three transnational...

  • 2021
South-Western Indian Ocean Maritime Spatial Planning (Ocean Metiss)

The Ocean Metiss project is a joint action presented by Regional Council of Réunion Island as a local government in the quality of project coordinator, and the Prefect of the Région Réunion as State Representative, jointly sharing the responsibility of...

  • 2020
OceanPlan - ​Marine Spatial Planning under a Changing Climate.

The OceanPlan project is a 3-year research project that investigates how Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) can be affected by and adapt to global climate change. ​​The project is funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), and is led by an international team of...

  • 2022