EU Documents

  • Communication from the European Commission “An Integrated Maritime Policy for the European Union”, 2007 – Download
  • Communication from the European Commission “Roadmap for Maritime Spatial Planning: Achieving Common Principles in the EU”, 2008 – Download
  • Study on the economic effects of Maritime Spatial Planning, 2011 – Download
  • Maritime Spatial Planning in the EU – Achievements and Future Development, 2011 – Brochure – Download
  • Communication from the European Commissioin “Maritime Spatial Planning in the EU – Achievements and Future Development”, 2010 – Download
  • Stakeholder consultation on MSP and ICZM – Summary result – Download
  • Proposal for DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL establishing a framework for maritime spatial planning and integrated coastal management, March 2013 – Download


  • HELCOM-VASAB MSP Working Group Mandate – Download
  • Joint HELCOM-VASAB Maritime Spatial Planning principles - Download
  • HELCOM-VASAB MSP Working Group workplan 2010-2013 – Download
  • Compendium on MSP systems in the BSR countries – Download

Other Projects

  • BatlSeaPlan “Findings” – Download
  • BaltSeaPlan “Vision 2030 – Towards the sustainable planning of Baltic Sea” (Download Part 1) (Download Part 2)
  • BaltSeaPlan “Integrated Pan-Baltic Data Infrastructure for MSP – Framework Analysis and Recommendations for an MSP Data Model, Data Exchange and Good Governance” - Download
  • Plan Bothnia “Necessary common minimum requirements for MSP in the Baltic Sea” – Download
  • Plan Bothnia “MSP best practices in the BSR and other European maritime regions” – Download
  • Implementing Multi-Level Governance in the Baltic Sea Region – Download
  • MESMA findings on governance issues related to MSP – Download