Country information

Basic facts on marine waters
  • Territorial sea (12 nm): 62 170 km2 approximately
  • Exclusive Economic Zone: More than 500 000 km2
Technical resources related to MSP

Overview of MSP related maritime uses

Current main uses:

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

Which marine spatial plans exist?

Legal framework


Ministry of People’s Power for Ecosocialism – General Directorate of Ecosystem Management and Conservation Policies

Josué Alejandro Lorca Vega –Minister

Last updated: August 2022
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