Draft for a Regional Maritime Strategy for the Gothenburg Region
Land Sea Act project partners made case studies in six geographical locations in six countries around the Baltic sea – Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Latvia and Estonia.
This report – Draft for a Regional Maritime Strategy for the Gothenburg Region (Orust and Uddevalla) – constitutes the case-report for the pilot case Regional Maritime Strategy for the Gothenburg Region within the Land-Sea-Act project (Land-Sea-Act Land-sea interactions advancing Blue Growth in Baltic Sea coastal areas).
The aim of the pilot case is to contribute to a better understanding of the preconditions and spatial aspects of maritime business in the region, for better integration of a blue economy perspective in municipal and regional planning. The increased knowledge base can also serve as a basis for the development of a regional maritime strategy.
This report describes the pilot case, in terms of geography, environment as well as demographics and other aspects. It also gives an overview of the political preconditions for the blue economy with strategies on different levels aiming to support blue economic development. The pilot case report also describes
shortly the composition of the blue economy in the area and overall trends affecting the development of the blue economy. Finally, the report gives insight in the pilot case activity result and conclusions and recommendations and lessons learned from the pilot case in western Sweden.