BALANCE aimed towards development of informed marine management tools for the Baltic Sea based on spatial planning and cross-sectoral and transnational co-operation.
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The aim of the BaltCoast project was to combine numerous concrete pilot projects and measures across the German, Swedish and Finnish Baltic Coast with the development of processes and regulations for spatial planning.
The Interreg project Baltic InteGrid analysed the framework conditions for the development of a common offshore power grid infrastructure of the Baltic Sea states.
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 u
Baltic Maritime Science Park (BMSP) constitutes the first concept of an arena aiming at stimulating a dynamic cluster development in the Baltic Sea Region.
The main outputs of the project are Guidelines for local and regional preparedness, a Vision of the PSSA 2020, a Tool for Marine Spatial Planning and an Action Plan for the Baltic Sea Region.
A key aim of the EU Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) Directive adopted in 2014 is to promote consistency and coherence of maritime spatial plans across marine regions.
The project focused on the supply and demand of marine ecosystem services in the Baltic Sea region. The time focus is on the future 80-100 years.
The on-going MSP processes and related mapping and public participation for MSP in many Baltic Sea countries provide a chance for the MCH community to alliance with. During the project, capacities of the MCH / MSP actors and of other blue sectors will be enhanced, resulting in cross-sectorial solutions and benefits to be integrated into the MSPs and related management initiatives until and beyond 2021. Project results will target all levels from local solutions to guidance for MSP processes across whole Europe.
BaltSeaPlan accompanied the EU Maritime Policy by supporting the introduction of Integrated Maritime Spatial Planning within Baltic Sea Region.
BALTSPACE posits that achieving the ambitions of Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) depends on obtaining different forms of integration (e.g. across policies, sectors, stakeholder inputs, knowledge, ecological and (geo)political scales, scientific disciplines).
One of the key elements in the Northern Dimension transport market is the concept of the Baltic Sea Motorways aiming at the promotion of maritime transport, multimodality covering also hinterland and logistics in general.