Maritime spatial planning

Maritime spatial planning promotes blue growth and the good status of marine waters by coordinating the needs of different uses. It is important for all interest groups to participate actively in the planning. Together we can be successful!

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The Situational picture of the blue economy 2018 is complete – there is plenty of untapped growth potential in maritime areas while national objectives are unclear

According to the Situational picture of the blue economy (Sinisen talouden tilannekuva), Finland has the greatest off-shore wind energy potential in the Baltic Sea Continue reading

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Future Scenarios for Marine Areas – Workshop in Helsinki, 3.4.2019

The Finnish Ministry of Environment has launched preparation of the future scenarios and their impact assessments for the maritime spatial planning. Draft scenarios and Continue reading

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Maritime spatial planning themes

Maritime spatial planning examines the needs of different uses and strives to coordinate them.