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Multi-use in ocean space, and seas, entails the co-location of different industries or technologies and their corresponding activities that take place at the same time in a specific location.

Ocean and Coastal Management

Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) has been heralded as the key means of achieving a more integrated approach to marine use across sectors and spatial scales.

Pan Baltic Scope 

The report aims at inspiring planners to work together for coherent maritime spatial planning. It acts as an institutional memory of the work done in the Planning Forum in the Pan Baltic Scope project.


Marine aquaculture is the most promising industry for ensuring future provision of seafood.


Marine spatial planning aims to create a framework for the oceans and seas that minimise conflicts between economic activities within the marine environment while maintaining good environmental status.

Macaronesian Maritime Spatial Planning - MarSP 

The document describes the stakeholder engagement strategy for maritime spatial planning in the Macaronesia. It is produced under the MarSP project, aimed at assisting the competent authorities of Portugal and Spain in implementation of the mariti

Macaronesian Maritime Spatial Planning - MarSP

The document provides a comprehensive analysis of the maritime governance institutions and processes in Macaronesia.

Marine Management Organisation (UK)

This study results from a programme of work with stakeholders with interests in England's eleven marine plan areas to gain insights into experiences, attitudes and behaviour toward engagement with the marine planning process.


This document sums up the main finding of the SIMNORAT “stakeholder engagement in MSP” component, which aimed to assess stakeholders’ perception of MSP and to support their engagement in the process, particularly concerning crossborder aspects.


Land-Sea Interactions (LSI) and how they should be addressed play a key part in the successful delivery of the Maritime Spatial Planning Directive (2014/89/EU).


The Eforie Case Study was undertaken by the National Institute for Marine Research and Development “Grigore Antipa”, Constanta, Romania, as part of the EU co-funded project on cross border maritime spatial planning in the Black Sea, Romania and Bu

Union for the Mediterranean - UfM

The Mediterranean Blue Economy Stakeholder Platform (MedBESP), originally called the Virtual Knowledge Centre (VKC), is an online web portal designed for sharing knowledge and supporting the development of the Blue Economy in the Mediterranean.