EfficienSea - efficient, safe and sustainable transport at sea
The EfficienSea project was completed in January 2012
What is it?
EfficienSea was the largest INTERREG project ever. It had a budget of 8 million Euros and is financed by the EU, the Norwegian government and partner organisations.
EfficienSea was chosen as a Flagship Project in the European Union’s Strategy for the Baltic Region.
What is the purpose?
As the overall objective, EfficienSea’s purpose is to improve maritime safety in the Baltic region. We will develop the necessary tools to create a safe, sustainable and efficient traffic at sea. We are working towards common international solutions for less pollution and better management of marine resources.
Who is involved?
EfficienSea consisted of 17 partners from 6 countries in the Baltic region. The partners included national authorities, a regional authority, research institutes and maritime organisations.
The Danish Maritime Authority was the leading partner and responsible for the agreement with the EU. The Danish Maritime Authority was executing the project itself, the financial part and the communication around it.
What activities are on the programme?
EfficienSea was structured around 6 work packages:
- Management and Administration
- Communication, Information and Dissemination
- Competences and Recruitment Challenges
- Vessel traffic data & maritime planning
- Dynamic Risk Management