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Periodic Report - MARPOS (MARitime POlicy Support)

Project ID: 218522
Funded under: FP7-TRANSPORT


This is the periodic summary report of the MARPOS project, funded under the European Commission (EC)'s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The MARPOS project aimed at assisting the EC in the implementation of the European Union (EU) maritime transport policy objectives by utilizing the results of past research work in the field of maritime transport and related expertise from the transport sector. The project addresses the above issue by consolidating and synthesizing the results of maritime transport research in the past two Fifth and Sixth Framework Programme (FP5 and FP6) and the most recent FP7 in order to come up with a set of conclusions as they apply to five maritime transport research themes, namely: competitiveness, environment, energy, safety and security, human factors.

The report consists of four main sessions. Namely, these are: project context and objectives; work performed since the beginning of the project and main results achieved so far; expected final results and their potential impact and use; and the project public website. Moreover, the report contains a figure with a snapshot of the MARPOS website.

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Record Number: 14741 / Last updated on: 2013-01-13
Category: PROJ