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Project title:

  • Energetic small ports in Central Baltic region, CB845

 Project result:

  • The project’s main results are Central Baltic small ports with improved energy efficiency and climate friendly services in a network of small ports in the whole CB area.


  • The Cooperation Programme “Interreg Central Baltic Programme” 2014-2020 financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
  • Programme priority No. 3 “Well-connected region”; Specific Objective No. 3.2. “Improved services of existing small ports to improve local and regional mobility and contribute to tourism development”.

 Aim of the project:

to provide climate friendly services to boaters in the Central Baltic region by investing in energy efficient technology and to formulate a joint network of energetic small ports that will be more cost efficient on operations, and jointly marketing the small ports to port visitors.

Project activities:

  • Define energy efficiency of small ports and make a practical guidance on energy efficiency (energy saving and investments) to small ports.
  • Do investments to energy efficient, green and safety services on land (e.g. solar energy, led lightning, floating bridges).
  • Formulate a network of CB small ports (for small port operators with each other), and on an online platform (based on, and Masapo/SmartMarina tools), study visits and boating fairs in Finland, Sweden and Germany together with marketing actions in social media.

Project partners:

  • Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (Finland) – the Lead Partner
  • University of Turku (Finland)
  • Airiston Matkailukeskus Ltd. (Finland)
  • South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • Riga Planning Region (Latvia)
  • Kurzeme Planning Region (Latvia)
  • Municipality of Söderhamn (Sweden)
  • NGO “Bläse Kalkbruk” (Sweden)
  • NGO “Estonian Small Harbour Development Center” (Estonia)
  • Foundation Hiiumaa Harbours (Estonia)

 Project duration:

  • 01.03.2020. – 30.11.2022.

Project budget:

  • Total: 2,421,089.43 €, incl. ERDF Interreg Central Baltic 2014-2020 programme’s co-financing EUR 1,924,156.90 €.
  • Kurzeme Planning Region participates in the project as a partner with the planned project budget of EUR 137,219.85 (ERDF support 116,636.87 €).

Project marketing manager

Zane Gaile
+371 29206098


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