Regional marine pollution emergency response centre for the Mediterranean Sea


Valletta, Malta website

GIS on Maritime Traffic: this system was produced within the framework of the EU-funded Safemed Project to help users assess the risks associated with vessels’ traffic flows within the Mediterranean, using data on vessels' movements and data on maritime incidents. Link:
Mediterranean Oil Spill Waste Management Study and Decision Support Tool: it is implemented to be used by any country of the Mediterranean Sea when establishing or revising its national waste management strategy for oily waste resulting from marine accidental pollution. It helps determining the most suitable techniques for the countries and also at highlighting, where necessary, regulatory amendments. The tool is designed to assist countries to develop a complete and operational Oil Spill Waste Management Plan, which includes developing the plan and choosing the best oil spill waste treatment. Link:
MEDGIS-MAR: the Mediterranean Integrated GIS on Marine Pollution Risk Assessment and Response was developed within the framework of the MEDESS-4MS Project. The system allows for the display of customized vulnerability maps, following the setting by the user of the vulnerability of the different socio-economic and environmental criteria available. The map features areas from low to high vulnerability areas all around the Mediterranean. Link:
  • Permanent
Geographical coverage
  • Mediterranean (widespread)
Intended Users
  • Administrations/Authorities
  • Organisations/Associations
  • Policy-makers/managers/planners
Information format
  • Data
  • Documents
Country coverage
  • Cyprus
  • France
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Malta
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Lebanon
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Palestine
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey