Completing management options in the Baltic Sea Region to reduce risk of invasive species introduction by shipping COMPLETE
Research Project , 2017 – 2020

Aim of the COMPLETE project is to minimize the introduction and spread of harmful aquatic organisms and pathogens by shipping through the development of consistent and adaptive management strategies and tools for the Baltic Sea Region by addressing both major vectors: Ballast water and Biofouling


Lena Granhag (contact)

Docent vid Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Maritime Studies, Maritime Environment and Energy Systems


Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (Helsonki Commission HELCOM)

Helsinki, Finland

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)

Hamburg, Germany

Finnish Environment Institute

Helsinki, Finland

Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association (KAT)

Turku, Finland

Klaipedos Universitetas

Klaipeda, Lithuania

Kotka Maritime Research Association

Kotka, Finland

Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology (LIAE)

Riga, Latvia

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (XAMK)

Mikkeli, Finland

University of Gdańsk

Gdansk, Poland

University of Helsinki

Helsingin Yliopisto, Finland

University of Tartu

Tartu, Estonia



Funding Chalmers participation during 2017–2020 with 1,018,332.00 SEK

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