WP 1. The project will identify target species for the risk assessments relevant for intra-Baltic ship voyages.
WP 2. The project will propose protocols on biological surveys in ports of the Baltic Sea to be commonly applied when surveying the ports for the purposes of gathering the information on alien species, taking into account the need for and benefits of having a consistent approach with the North Sea region.WP 3. The project will propose how to structure the collected data to support the decision-making on exemptions (according to regulation A-4 of the BWMC). This will include a structure for sharing of information as well as developing decision support tools.