Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable port and maritime policy in the Baltic Sea Region

The New Hansa of Sustainable Ports and Cities was a joint project of 18 ports, cities and other partners from all sides of the Baltic Sea. The project aimed at ecologically, socially and economically sustainable ports in the Baltic Sea region. As a result of this successful project, a Memorandum of Understanding on Sustainable Port and Maritime Policy for the Baltic Sea Region was signed and endorsed by the Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) on the 30th of September 2005, in the General Conference in Turku, Finland.