Uniresearch was requested by the coordinator MARSS to write and compile the grant application. After approval of the project, Uniresearch was responsible for project management tasks (planning, progress monitoring, control and administrative affairs) and dissemination and exploitation tasks.
The overall goal of the PROMERC project is to reduce the vulnerability of European Union (EU) merchant fleets and maritime supply lines to criminal abduction and extortion and thereby reduce risk to mariners, shipping, and the environment, while also reducing costs and remaining cognisant of legal and social constraints. This will be delivered through the provision of the following tangible project results:
The project consortium consists of 16 partners from eight (8) EU countries.