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GET READY Project Reaching the Goals


The Centre for Maritime Studies at the University of Turku (CMS) finalized a three-year project GET READY. The CMS’ main outputs were a curriculum for short-term professional training and examination of best practices on sustainable spatial planning in the Eastern Gulf of Finland. The training course provides a general level introduction of the principles and practices of sustainable spatial planning. It was based on the best practices identified by the project consortium.

Experiences of challenges and solutions in online teaching will be utilized in the future


At the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic, in spring of 2020, universities in Europe moved to distance learning with very short notice and from different situations. The InCompEdu project collected experiences of teachers with an extensive survey: which challenges the sudden change created, solutions found and how online teaching methods developed during the pandemic.

GET READY – Boosting Sustainable Shore Use in the Eastern Gulf of Finland


The Eastern Gulf of Finland hosts a variety of human activities as well as sites of cultural, historical and natural values. The geographically small coastal and marine area is rich with major ports, busy waterways, blue economy businesses activities, and a wide variety of leisure activities. Inevitably, environmental challenges cannot be avoided. Therefore, the needs and interests of different actors need to be considered and balanced, natural and cultural values should be preserved, environmental impacts mitigated, and efforts made to improve the state of the environment where needed.

Getting Ready for Cross-Border Cooperation in Sustainable Shore Use


The first round of EU’s maritime spatial planning (MSP) is about to be completed in Finland. It also calls for dissemination of information between neighbouring coastal countries. GET READY project is doing its share to boost cross-border cooperation with Russia.

ECOPRODIGI webinar: "Harnessing Digitalisation for the Benefit of Maritime Industry" 2.12.2020


The event focuses especially on the benefits digital tools and solutions can offer for industry end-users. Findings from ECOPRODIGI’s industry cases on digital performance monitoring, optimisation of cargo stowage and shipyard processes will be presented as concrete examples of how digital technologies can be utilised and what kind of advantages they can provide e.g. in terms of:

  • reductions in fuel consumption and emissions
  • improved utilisation of assets and resources
  • more efficient processes and better productivity
  • training solutions