Mediterranean Decision Support System for Marine Safety

Department of Merchant Shipping, Republic of Cyprus

Limassol, Cyprus website

MEDESS is a project that started in April 2012 and ended in 2015. It was dedicated to the strengthening of maritime safety by mitigating the risks and impacts associated to oil spills. MEDESS-4MS capitalized on existing pan-European frameworks and embraced recent advances in oceanography in the Mediterranean area.
  • Finalised
Geographical coverage
  • Regional (including Mediterranean sea basin)
Intended Users
  • Administrations/Authorities
  • Policy-makers/managers/planners
  • Researchers and scientists
Source of funding
  • EU Funds
Information format
  • Map/Gis
  • Forecast tool
  • Multimedia
  • Documents
Information sources
  • Public body
  • Public-private body
Country coverage
  • Cyprus
  • France
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Malta
  • Montenegro
  • Spain
Downloadable databases
  • No