The last ten years have seen a steadily growing maritime traffic - a sign for
the intensified co-operation in the Baltic Sea region and a prospering
This also means that ship accidents causing marine pollution
have become more probable. HELCOM is annually collecting data on ship accidents
in the Baltic Sea.
Check the HELCOM Map and Data Service and HELCOM Shipping Accidents map viewer for more information on the accidents in the Baltic Sea and
preparedness of the Baltic Sea countries to respond to them.
A table containing
information on the dedicated response resources in the Baltic Sea (as of
December 2011) can be found here.
HELCOM Map and Data Service
HELCOM Shipping Accidents map viewer