An international conference on European maritime research was organised at the University of Turku on 24–25 September. In addition to maritime planning and the technology within, the speeches covered oil spill accident response.
Keyword: Baltic Sea
Sewage-collecting Network Located around Baltic Sea Coastline Needs Developing – Boaters Want to Do the Right Thing
Many boaters are still occasionally releasing their sewage directly into the sea. The reason, however, may not be their own indifference, but rather the result of a lack of sewage pump-out stations or the fact that stations may be located in the wrong places, in poor condition or have insufficient user instructions. The purpose of the BATSECO-BOAT project is to survey the needs of boaters and improve the sewage pumping services throughout the entire central Baltic Sea region.