The “Limassol Declaration” has been described as the milestone for the future development of the EU Integrated Maritime Policy.

This innovative cross-cutting EU Integrated Maritime Policy will address relevant challenges in an efficient and sustainable way, at European level, and by focusing on the “Blue Growth” initiative, it will stimulate growth, jobs and competitiveness from marine and maritime sectors which represent a source of untapped economic potential that is vital for Europe’s future and economic recovery.