SAFEMED II – Maritime Safety and Pollution Prevention

Project Duration
2009 - 2011
€ 5.5 million (ENPI South)

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia

Brief Description

Promotes co-operation in maritime safety and security and prevention of pollution from ships by providing technical advice and support
Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey

Actions in brief

  • Offers capacity building through training and commissions studies;
  • Provides technical advice and support, while increasing awareness and visibility;
  • Supports an effective flag state implementation and fulfilment of international obligations;
  • Strengthens the port state control regime in partner countries;
  • Funds scholarships for ministry officials from the partner countries to international recognized maritime universities;
  • Procures traffic monitoring system equipment. 
Environment & Climate change