Efficient, Safe and Sustainable Traffic at Sea

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EfficienSea was an EU flagship project, which sought to utilize navigation to improve maritime safety and the state of the environment in the Baltic Sea region. The project aimed to transform the Baltic Sea into a pioneer of electronic navigation.


The project was awarded a record 8 million euros from the EU’s Baltic Sea Region Programme, constituting the latter’s biggest project.

Project partners

  • Danish Maritime Authority (coordinator)
  • Chalmers University of Technology
  • SSPA Sweden
  • Swedish Maritime Administration
  • Swedish Transport Agency
  • Møre and Romsdal County
  • Norwegian Coastal Administration
  • Runde Environmental Center
  • Aalto University
  • Finnish Transport Agency
  • Kymenlaakso University of Applied Science
  • Estonian Maritime Administration
  • Gdynia Maritime University
  • Maritime Institute in Gdansk
  • Maritime Office in Gdynia
  • Maritime University of Szczecin
  • National Institute of Telecommunications

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Implementation time

1.1.2009 - 31.12.2011