SAFEMED – Maritime Safety and Pollution Prevention

Project Duration
2006 - 2008
€4 million (MEDA)

Countries covered:

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

Brief Description

Develops cooperation with the Mediterranean Partner Countries in the field of maritime safety and security, and in marine environmental issues
lgeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey

Actions in brief

  •     Promotes the MARPOL convention for the protection of maritime environment.

  •     Develops vessel traffic monitoring systems and an associated Geographical Information System (GIS Over).

  •     Organises seminars and workshops in which over 200 government officials participate.

  •      Provides technical advice and support to the Mediterranean Partner Countries in maritime safety and security.

  •      Carries out training courses for operators in Vessel traffic Management, pollution prevention, etc.

Environment & Climate change