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Ministry of Mercantile Marine (various projects)

PROGRAMMES
Programme Type
Funding organisation
Origin
National (Greece)
Greece
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Duration
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Overview

Background & Policy context

The Ministry of Mercantile Marine is an administrative body that accumulates valuable maritime expertise, skills and know-how, as a large number of its staff deals exclusively with issues about shipping policy, safety of navigation, research, maritime traffic management, merchant ships' inspection and marine environment protection.

These services are supplemented domestically by an extensive inspectors' network operating at the regional port authorities.

Research undertaken by the Ministry of Mercantile Marine covers all areas of maritime transport, maritime safety and environmental protection.

The Ministry supports also projects undertaken by the following supervising organisations: Piraeus port organisation and Thessaloniki port organisation.

After several restructuring the Ministry of Mercantile Marine was turned into the "Department of Marine and Aegean" in 2009.

Strategic Objectives

Research and technological activities of the Ministry have the following objectives:

- Maritime Transport Policy
- Telematics application
- Electronic communication systems
- Safe carriage of freight and passengers
- Maritime safety

Programme organisation

The Ministry of Mercantile Marine supports research activities of the Greek universities, the private sector and supervises research activities of Piraeus port organisation and Thessaloniki port organisation.

Funding

Institution Type
Institution Name
Ministry of Mercantile Marine
Type of funding
Public (national/regional/local)
Programme funding arrangements and funding conditions

The public funding spend over five years on the above mentioned projects amounts to approximately EUR 40 000

Participating countries
Greece

Projects covered

No projects covered for this programme.

Contact

Name
N/A
Organisation
Ministry of Mercantile Marine
Zipcode
GR-185 18
City
Piraeus
Country
Organisation Website

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