INTERREG III B CADSES
project part-financed by the European Union
Work Package 3
Maritime Spatial Planning
ICZM strategies are not restricted to the land areas of the coastal zones. In offshore areas use demands and resulting conflicts get more numerous and complex – transportation, wind farming, tourism, nature protection and hazard prevention are only a selection of sectors effected. The current management and planning practices are unable to deal with the growing complexity of problems in the maritime areas.
PlanCoast is going to lead the way in introducing in the participating regions a brand new planning instrument – the Maritime Spatial Plan, advocated in the Green Paper of the EU–Commission.
Maritime Spatial Planning in Action Working Group is going to: