Country information

Basic facts on marine waters
  • Territorial sea (12 NM): N/A
  • Exclusive Economic Zone: N/A
Strategic documents related to MSP
  • Barbados Integrated Coastal Zone Management Plan 2021
Technical resources related to MSP
  • N/A
Relevant MSP projects
  • N/A

Overview of MSP related maritime uses

Current main uses:

Cables and pipelines Shipping
Coastal protection Tourism and Leisure
Fisheries Underwater Cultural Heritage
Nature conservation Offshore island development
Ports Marine bioprospecting

Which marine spatial plans exist?

Legal framework

There is no legislation related to MSP presently. The process of developing the MSP will include preparation of legislation


Coastal Zone Management Unit

Dr. Leo Brewster – Director

Last updated: July 2022
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