Maritime safety, security and marine environmental protection in the Black and Caspian Sea Regions

Project Description
The "Maritime safety, security and marine environmental protection in the Black and Caspian Sea Regions" project aims to improve maritime safety and security, and to prevent marine pollution in the region. It does so by supporting the efforts of coastal states in implementing relevant international legislation, approximating their regulatory frameworks with EU legislation and improving the performance of their maritime activities.
Specific Objective
The specific objective of the Project is to improve maritime safety and security, and to prevent marine pollution in the region.

The Project conducts a multitude of activities designed to meet its objectives, namely workshops, seminars and studies; operational support (on-site actions, provision of services including drafting of legislation, pilot projects); high-level seminars at national level with parliamentary committees, to facilitate the adoption/ratification of updated legal framework; targeted bilateral assistance.
The activities are conducted under seven components: flag state implementation; port state control; vessel traffic monitoring and implementation systems; protection of the marine environment; human element; security of ships and port facilities; bilateral activities.
Expected Results
- Improved maritime safety.
- Improved security of ships and port facilities.
- Reduced pollution of the marine environment.
- Improved level of maritime training and qualification of seafarers.
- Improved living and working conditions on board ships.
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PROJECT DETAILS
Regional
Priority Area:
Partnership that greens, Partnership that protects, Partnership that protects
Subsector:
Environment & climate change, Governance & public administration, Security & conflict response
Topic:
Environment, Good government, Security
EaP Countries:
Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine
Project Status:
Completed
Start Date:
01.01.2017
End Date:
31.12.2021
Implementing Organisation:
European Maritime Safety Agency
Funding by the EU:
€4 000 000

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