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ISSN 2083-6473
ISSN 2083-6481 (electronic version)




Associate Editor
Prof. Tomasz Neumann

Published by
TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
3, John Paul II Avenue
81-345 Gdynia, POLAND
Blue Growth Circular Innovation
1 Public Institution Strategic Self‐Management Institute, Klaipeda, Lithuania
ABSTRACT: Maritime sector’s growth is defined and specified by Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, Integrated maritime policy and Blue growth strategy. However, practical implementation of such positive regulations isn’t so resultative, because Blue growth, same as overall EU zone economic development meets significant troubles. Blue growth methodology needs to be more certain and sustained in overall system of EU development approaches. Here is highlighted, that further growth is possible in several areas: aquaculture, coastal tourism, marine biotechnology, ocean energy, seabed mining. Majority of core maritime activities as industry, logistic and infrastructure hasn’t provided as valuable in reason of methodological understanding of a growth in terms of physical and economic growth. Applied author Circular economy 3.0 methodology discovers sense of qualitative growth of holistic maritime economy system what enforces all maritime branches by advanced growth abilities of CleanTech, HealthTec and SmartTech approaches. This opens panel for discussion with business, politicians, communities on matter of improvement EU Blue growth strategy towards radicalisation of EU growth trends.
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Citation note:
Paulauskas S.: Blue Growth Circular Innovation. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 12, No. 4, doi:10.12716/1001.12.04.21, pp. 813-818, 2018

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