Summary: On 10 October 2007, the European Commission adopted the Blue Paper proposing an Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) for the EU, and a detailed Action Plan. The European Council endorsed the IMP and the Action Plan on 14 December 2007. Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) is a key instrument for the IMP.
Authors: Commission of the European Communities
Geography: INT-European Union
Source or Agency: Not Applicable
Organization: European Commission/DG Maritime Affairs
Document Type: Case Study