The second roundtable was held as part of the project “CoRE” on a theme the safety of navigation in alluvial areas on 05th October 2017. in Bečići/Budva (Hotel The Queen of Montenegro).
On the roundtable was attended by representatives of the project partners from Institute of Hydrometeorology and Seismology of Montenegro, Hydrographic Institute of Croatia, University in Dubrovnik – Institute for Marine and Coastal Research, Public Enterprise for Coastal Zone Management of Montenegro and associate on the project PAP RAC and numerous members of the project, representatives of public institutions and institutions responsible for navigation safety, representatives of the Armed Forces of Montenegro, Maritime Affairs Directorate Ministry of Transport and Maritime Affairs, Port Authority, Port Authority of Bar, Municipality of Kotor, Environmental Protection Agency of Montenegro, TV Budva others.
At the roundtable were presented preliminary results of hydrographic and oceanographic and biological research and sampling that was done in March in Dubrovnik waters, the waters of the Neretva delta (access to the port of Ploce, compound Baćinska lakes and seas), the delta of the river Bojana, beach Sutomorska and Mogren. The Status of Maritime Goods in the Republic of Croatia and Montenegro was presented. Guest lecturer prepared a presentation about the security of navigation and a set of recommendation regarding the security of navigation in alluvial areas in Montenegro.
Furthermore, the equipment provided by EU funds has been presented, namely Directional wave rider buoy, Side Scan Sonar, Multibeam, multiparameter probe, herbarium equipment and spectrophotometer for chemical component research worth more than 250.000,00 EUR.
After presentations from the participants of the roundtable was followed by a discussion, consultation and exchange of views on the problems and the state of the maritime domain in the Republic of Croatia and Montenegro. Proposals were made to actively involve target groups in project activities, as well as exchanging ideas and findings related to the maritime sector segment in the cross-border area.