Maritime Forum

While Tacitus called it Mare Suebicum after the Suebi people, the first to name it also as the Baltic Sea (Mare Balticum) was eleventh century German chronicler Adam of Bremen. The origin of the latter name is speculative. It might be connected to the Germanic word belt, a name used for two of the Danish straits, the Belts, while others claim it to be derived from Latin balteus (belt). (source Wikipedia)

Are the marine data collected in the Baltic fit for purpose?

difficulties with fisheries data, wind profiles, alien species distribution, Marine Protected Areas. Comments invited

Last update: 01/02/18

Checkpoint Baltic - stress tests on marine data

Are the data that we collect the right ones? Can we access them easily? Do they meet the needs of industry, public authorities, scientists and civil society?

Last update: 08/07/15

New Calls for Tenders and Proposals on Maritime Spatial Planning

With the adoption of the new EU Directive on Maritime Spatial Planning, the Commission aims to expand the development of MSP processes throughout the EU, by facilitating cooperation between Member States in the management of the maritime space in sea basins surrounding the EU.

Last update: 27/08/14

Marine Knowledge 2020 - 2014 calls for tender launched

The aim is to assess monitoring programmes and data availability in the Arctic, Atlantic, Baltic and Black Sea and to examine how the mapping of water depth in shallow coastal water scould be accelerated.

Last update: 17/08/14

Study on Blue Growth, Maritime Policy and the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

The “Study on Blue Growth, Maritime Policy and the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region” identified the potential for Blue Growth in each of the EU Member States (MS) of the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) and at sea basin level.

Last update: 01/02/18


Start date: 04/07/2013 - 10:00
Last update: 23/01/15


Start date: 11/06/2013 - 13:00
Last update: 23/01/15

BSRAC Joint Working Group

Start date: 06/05/2013 - 13:00
Last update: 23/01/15

BSRAC Executive Committee and General Assembly

Start date: 07/05/2013 - 10:00
Last update: 23/01/15

BSRAC Executive Committee

Start date: 22/01/2013 - 10:00
Last update: 23/01/15

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