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Modern and attractive small ports network through cross-border interactive information system, joint marketing and improved port services (SmartPorts)

SmartPorts project aims were:
During the SmartPorts project the ports have improved quality of their services by investing in safety- and environment equipment and port technology. A modern ICT solution to integrate region’s small port network has been launched. Ports have made investments in marketing tools and activities to double the number of visitors by the sea in 2020.

SmartPorts project resulted in:
Improvement in level of services in 16 ports, in 4 countries (services were harmonized) by end of 2017, increased in number of foreign visitors by the sea (doubled by 2020), increased in length of stay of foreign visitors by the sea (doubled by 2020).

Project partners from Latvia:
Riga Planning Region
Kurzeme Planning Region
Jūrmala Port Authority
Mērsrags Port Authority
Skulte Port Authority
Salacgrīva Port Authority
Pāvilosta Port Authority

Project partners from Estonia:
Estonian Small Harbour Development Centre (Eesti Väikesadamate Arenduskeskus)
Port of Purtse
Port of Kärdla
Kalev Yacht Club (Tallinn)
Port of Lõunaranna
Port of Kõiguste

Project partner from Finland:
Sottunga municipality (Åland)

Project partner from Sweden:
Archipelago Foundation (Stockholm County)

Project Information

The project SmartPorts ran between 2015 och 2017.

Budget: 1 468 657.60 EUR, ERDF funding 1 225 259.96 EUR

Project Manager

Jonas Davidson
Phone: 08-123 124 50


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