NTU has been shortlisted for EU funded project TRACECA Maritime Safety and Security II

This project of 3 million EUR is to support the further ratification and implementation of international maritime safety and security conventions as well as improving the level of quality and coordination of maritime administrations in the Black Sea and Caspian Sea partner countries with the overall objective of making shipping safer, more secure and environment friendly. The project will promote the further alignment of the maritime safety and security legislation of the beneficiary countries with the relevant EU legislation in the field and especially with the EU’s Third Maritime Safety Package. The expected outcomes of this project are: improved level and coordination of maritime administrations, improvement of the performance of the beneficiary countries on the Paris Memorandum Black and Gry lists, reduced maritime pollution cause by ships, better information available regarding vessel movements and increased sharing of data between neighbouring countries and better secured ship and port facilities and enforcement of related measures.