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About STM BALT SAFE Project

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About STM BALT SAFE Project

650 million reasons for STM BALT SAFE

Accoring to the Finnish National Audit Office a tanker accident could result in an oil spill between 50 000 and 60 000 tonnes. The average response and clean-up costs resulting from such an accident could grow up to 650 million euros. GOFREP two main suggestions to improve the safety and fluency of the maritime are

  1. Electronic route plan exchange service both between ships and between ships and GOFREP centres
  2. Improved e-navigation services in general

The STM Balt Safe project contribues to this. Learn more about the Objectives and results of the STM Balt Safe project

Short facts

  • Full Project name: Safety of Navigation in the Baltic Sea by Sea Traffic Management
  • Acronym name: STM BALT SAFE
  • Lead partner: Swedish Maritime Administration
  • Partnership: Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia
    See all partners here
  • Total budget: 4,376,658.65 euro
  • EC contribution: 75-85% from Interreg Baltic Sea Programme, 50% Norway
  • Time frame: Jan 2019 – Jun 2021
  • Associate organisations from: Denmark, Latvia, Poland, Russia, International
    See all associated partners here

Work Packages

The projects is divided into six work packages presented below.

 

Work Packages

WP 1

WP 1

Swedish Maritime Administration

Project Management and administration

The purpose of this WP is to coordinate the technical and financial implementation of the Project in a way so …

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WP 2

WP 2

Swedish Maritime Administration

Digital Maritime Service Infrastructure

The Work Package aims to ensure an interoperable exchange of information ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore by managing and developing a digital …

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WP 3

WP 3

Swedish Maritime Administration

STM capability on board ships

This WP will provide the ships in the testbed with STM capable onboard system in order to facilitate ship-to-ship and …

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WP 4

WP 4

Vessel Traffic Services Finland Ltd

STM capability in VTS

The objective is to provide VTS services digitally to create means to increase navigational safety, reduce administrative burden and information …

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WP 5

WP 5

Norwegian Coastal Administration

Ship Reporting Services

The aim of this work package is to develop and demonstrate automatic exchange of information from ship system to shore …

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WP 6

WP 6

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB

Analysis, Evaluation and Verification

The primary aim of Work Package 6 is to analize and validate the use case of STM for tanker shipping, …

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