Country information

Basic facts on marine waters
  • Territorial sea (12 nm zone): around 4 673 km2
  • Exclusive Economic Zone: around 19 000 km2
Strategic documents related to MSP
  • None
Technical resources related to MSP
  • N/A
Relevant MSP projects
  • None

Overview of MSP related maritime uses

Current main uses:

Cables and pipelines Ports
Coastal protection Scientific research
Fisheries Radars
Nature conservation
Oil and Gas
Tourism and Leisure
Underwater Cultural Heritage

Which marine spatial plans exist?

Legal framework

Marine Spatial Planning does not exist in Lebanon.


National Center for Marine Sciences-CNRSL

Milad Fakhri – Director of the Center & Research Director

Last updated: July 2022
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