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Motorways and Electronic Navigation by Intelligence at Sea (MonaLisa 2.0)
Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2015 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The project entitled Motorways and Electronic Navigation by Intelligence at Sea (MONALISA 2.0) aims at contributing to a continuous improvement and development of efficient, safe and environmentally friendly maritime transport in the European Union by implementation of a series of measures in accordance with the EU's transport policies. MONALISA 2.0 is a concrete step in the process of further developing the Motorways of the Sea concept by implementing concrete pilot actions and studies that will foster deployment of new maritime services and processes. The following Activities are included in MONALISA 2.0:Act. 1 – Sea Traffic Management Operations and ToolsAct. 2 – Sea Traffic Management Definition Phase StudyAct. 3 – Safer ShipsAct. 4 – Operational SafetyMONALISA 2.0 builds on top of the MONALISA 1 project and will take further steps towards:• Testing of concrete applications and services which would allow rapid commercial deployment• Integration of route planning tools with additional environmental information and maritime spatial planning.• Joint private-public action to elaborate better standards for route information exchange through a common interface and common data format allowing equipment from all manufacturers be used for Sea Traffic management• Demonstrating concrete/hands-on services using new technology to enhance maritime safety, making Search and Rescue and mass-evacuations more efficient than today and by addressing the urgent issue of safety in ports.• Re-using results of previous EU investments in Air Traffic Management as well as from other sectors and their application into the maritime domain. Achievements: State of project on 31 December 2013:The project is slightly delayed in terms of Development of the Icebreaking Management Network, Human element and training (both due to later start) and Acquisition of a new icebreaker (due to procurement issues) but the whole Action should be completed timely and in its entirety.
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