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The Marine Institute welcomes the publication of a new report published on the 18th September 2018, that brings together for the first time a clear picture of all activity in Ireland's seas. The National Marine Planning Framework Baseline Report is a key part of the process of developing Ireland's first marine spatial plan, which will be the equivalent of the National Planning Framework for the marine area.