Germany: Lower Saxony

Regional information

Basic facts on marine waters
  • Territorial sea (12 nm zone): approximately 5,924 km²
  • Exclusive Economic Zone: N/A
Regional projects
  • N/A

Overview of MSP related maritime uses

Current main uses:

Offshore renewable energy Shipping
Ports Nature conservation
Fisheries Aquaculture
Coastal protection Cables and pipelines
Tourism and Leisure

Which marine spatial plans exist?

Legal framework

  • Federal Spatial Planning Act (ROG) 
  • Regional Planning Act of Lower Saxony (NROG)
  • Regional Planning Programme of Lower Saxony, 2017



Last updated: May 2020
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