Overview of MSP related maritime uses

Current main uses:

Shipping Ports
Oil and gas Nature conservation
Fisheries Aquaculture
Military Scientific research
Coastal protection Cables and pipelines
Tourism and leisure Underwater cultural heritage

Which marine spatial plans exist?

Legal framework

  • General Law of Ecological Equilibrium and Environmental Protection (LGEEPA): article 5 fraction IX, article 20 BIS 6, article 20 BIS 7
  • Regulations of the LGEEPA on ecological management: article 1 fraction I, article 4 fraction II, chapter five, article 77


Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

Mr. Salomón Diaz Mondragón – Director of Ecological Management

Av. Ejército Nacional 223
Mexico City, Mexico

Last updated: June 2020
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