Maritime spatial planning cooperation between countries on the Baltic Sea and the North Sea

Finland’s maritime spatial planning coordination group is involved in a joint Baltic Sea and North Sea maritime spatial planning project eMSP NBSR. The study Continue reading

Metsähallitus to launch natural resource plan focusing on marine areas next year

Metsähallitus, the Finnish forestry agency, administers more than half of Finland’s outer territorial waters, about 2.8 million hectares. As the body in charge of large Continue reading

Maritime spatial plan 1.0 – Wrap-up seminar 3 December 2021

Coming up: the wrap-up seminar for the first maritime spatial planning cycle for parties engaged in maritime cooperation. Date and time:    Friday 3 Continue reading

International visibility for Finland’s maritime spatial plan

Finland’s maritime spatial plan 2030 was presented internationally at the invitation of IOC UNESCO. Particular interest was expressed in the regional approach, collaborative planning Continue reading

4th Baltic MSP Forum on 1-2 June 2021

The 4th Baltic MSP Forum ‘Delivering MSP – Interactions and Capacities Across All Levels’ will take place on 1 – 2 June 2021, online. Continue reading

Maritime spatial plan 2030 has been approved

NOTICE 18 Dec 2020 (MRL 67 d § inform about the approved maritime spatial plan) Maritime spatial plan 2030 for Finland has been approved Continue reading

Application of the ecosystem approach to maritime spatial planning – from theory to practice

Maritime spatial planning can enhance the sustainable use of marine resources by identifying synergies and conflicts between different sectors and reconciling human activities with Continue reading

The Impact assessment of the Finnish Maritime Spatial Plan is ready

The completed Impact assessment of the Finnish Maritime Spatial Plan explores the indirect impacts and impact paths of the strategic maritime spatial plan. The Continue reading

The first Maritime Spatial Plan proposal for Finland is ready

The Finnish maritime spatial plan proposal was prepared after going over statements and general feedback given on its initial draft. You can get acquainted Continue reading – The treasure trove of Finnish marine data now available in English

Everything you wanted to know about the Baltic Sea is now gathered in one place. Go to to find real-time data from the Continue reading