Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) is "a cross-cutting policy tool enabling public authorities and stakeholders to apply a coordinated, integrated and trans-boundary approach. The application of an ecosystem-based approach will contribute to promoting the sustainable development and growth of the maritime and coastal economies and the sustainable use of marine and coastal resources"

Taken from Directive 2014/89/EU.

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Jeroen van Overloop
(November 2017)