Country information

Basic facts on marine waters
  • Territorial sea (12 nm zone): 4,000 km2
  • Exclusive Economic Zone: 22,000 km2

Overview of MSP related maritime uses

Current main uses:

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

Which marine spatial plans exist?

Legal framework



Planning Administration

Ms. Anat Arieli – Director of the Ocean and Coastline Unit, National Planning Division

Beit Hashenhav – building C, 12 Beit Hadfus Street
Jerusalem, Israel

Last updated: March 2021
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