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Company that develops its activity mainly on the Tagus River (Río Tajo) offering river cruises for tourism and leisure activities.


BIM provides essential training and skill development for the Irish seafood industry, at its two National Fisheries College of Ireland, mobile coastal training units, in-person workshops and online programmes.

Yachting Malta

Yachting Malta is a public private partnership between the Government of Malta and the Royal Malta Yacht Club. Launched in April 2015, the organisation’s primary role is to identify and attract high profile yachting events to the Maltese Islands, including sailing regattas, power racing, boat shows, yachting awards & conferences. Yachting Malta also aims to enhance the quality and growth of already established event.


AX Hotels earmarked prime locations around Malta over the years for its distinct hotels, namely Valletta, Sliema and Qawra, all providing a unique set of experiences for its guests.


It is a company from Extremadura that organizes all kinds of water activities for tourists, groups, families or corporate events, paying special attention to their accessibility.

Mar Interior

This is a project developed by several organizations and institutions with the ultimate purpose of bringing maritime knowledge to inland regions of the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia, which has historically been closely linked to the blue economy.


Incubazul was created as a business incubator in Cadiz that aims to be a benchmark for the blue economy throughout Spain and to promote talent and innovative ideas with the seas and oceans as the main focus.

EnvironSmart Navigation Natura

It is an entity specialized in the development of technological solutions with smart technology implementation, also in the blue economy sector.

Cádiz Atlántica

It is a company located in the province of Cadiz, presenting an immersive experience around the Atlantic Ocean.


The BlueNet project aims to reduce marine litter on the coasts of northern Spain through research and participation in other science and technology projects in marine environments.


The Alqueva region is an area of cross-border cooperation between Spain and Portugal whose economic activity revolves largely around the exploitation of its aquatic resources.

The Great Bubble Barrier

Capturing plastic pollution through a bubble barrier in rivers.


Restoring connection between the Wadden Sea World Heritage and Friesland to improve quality of life, turnover and jobs.


Bringing 49 regions form different countries around the North Sea to create new opportunities for Blue Growth.


Creating better conditions for sustainable development of the area in the fields of shipping, energy and environment while capturing synergies and preventing incompatibilities.


Creating a framework to monitor ambient noise in the North Sea.

Zero Emission Services

Zero Emission Services (ZES) aims to create a more sustainable inland shipping possible with a new, clean and affordable transportation system


An ocean renewable consultancy and project agency that works towards blue economy through the close linkages between sources of energy, climate change and the wellbeing of people in the field of innovative offshore renewable energy solutions.


Boskalis is a leading global contractor and service provider that provides innovative and competitive all-around solution from their unique combination of experts, vessels an services to their clients in the offshore energy sector, ports and coastal and delta regions of the world.

A review of the main programmes and certificates for responsible tourism development

Dozens of different programmes, systems and certifications are available for tourism companies to develop responsible tourism. These certificates provide a number of tools for enterprises to develop their practices and products to be more responsible. Many of the certificates offer initial status surveys, a continuous development model, communication support, and instructions for creating an action plan. Some of the systems and programmes cover all aspects of sustainable tourism, others emphasize minimizing environmental impacts.


Aavameri Open-Air Adventures is a specialist enterprise for responsible sea kayaking in Finland. It offers an example of socially, ecologically and financially responsible kayaking in the Finnish Archipelago Sea.

ChangeMakers Donegal

The project aims to raise awareness, understanding and most importantly action for a more fair and just world. We connect with adults throughout County Donegal through a broad range of activities.

Grow Remote Irish Chapter 

Grow Remote, How to and Why, The Meitheal is at the core of Grow Remote, meaning we were built by many hands over the past few years Grow Remote exists to enable communities to thrive. Using remote work as a tool to do that, it removes location as a barrier to employment, and is one of the most efficient ways we can support local communities.

Failte Ireland

Failte Ireland is the national tourism body in Ireland. Their role is supporting the long-term sustainable growth across all sectors in Ireland.

Hellenic Marine Technology Society

Hellenic marine technology society (HMTS) is a non-profit organization that aims to bring together individuals as well as organizations in the maritime industry.

Blue Horizons

Blue Horizons is an initiative to present and promote the blue economy sector and its opportunities to entrepreneurs.

Navigator Travel & Tourist Services Ltd

Navigator Travel & Tourist Services Ltd is a company providing travel and cruise sales while cooperating with a wide range of companies from the blue economy sector such as ports, marinas and entrepreneurs.


EPE is a company located in Piraeus and offers a range of environmental consultancy rervices in the marine sector.