The Critical Maritime Routes Programme is composed of six projects. Three of these projects – CRIMSON, CRIMARIO and GoGIN- are currently ongoing, while the other three – CRIMGO, CRIMLEA and MARSIC – are concluded.
The Critical Maritime Routes Programme is financed by the European Union for an amount of 31.9 million euros over a period of nine years.
The following chart shows the budget distribution of the Critical Maritime Routes Programme per project:
- CRIMARIO - 5,5 M. Euro - 17%
- CRIMLEA - 3,6 M. Euro - 12%
- GoGIN - 9.3 M. Euro - 29%
- CRIMSON - 3 M. Euro - 9%
- CRIMGO - 4,5 M. Euro - 14%
- MARSIC - 6 M. Euro - 19%
Non-CMR maritime security actions
Among the several important actions sponsored by the EU (which can be found in the EU Mapping Datasheet), six initiatives, which share similar general objectives of the CMR, are worth to be highlighted.
These actions are:
- SWAIMS, Support to West Africa Integrated Maritime Security
- MASE, the regional Maritime Security Programme in the EA-IO region
- Operation ATALANTA, launched within the framework of the EU Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP)
- EUCAP Nestor, a civilian CSDP mission supported by military expertise, renamed EUCAP Somalia in 2016
- SMTS, the Support to the Maritime Transport Sector
- PMAR, The Piracy, Maritime Awareness & Risks research carried out by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre