– With an emphasis on smaller and mediums sized European shipyards and ship builders, to increase competiveness and growth of the European sector, particularly within international markets.
– Reinforce and grow European employment and the necessary skills development for the successful uptake of innovative production processes and technologies.
– Improve environmental performance of shipyards and ship builders. Support a multiplication effect within Europe beyond the immediate participants.
– Maximise EU added value by appropriate means of minimising knowledge and technology leakage. »