Best Available Technologies of Sewage Collecting for Boat Tourism

Improving leisure boat sewage management across Central Baltic area

BATSECO-BOAT project improves the capacity and service level of sewage collecting in small boat ports in Estonian coast and in Finnish and Swedish archipelagos.

The project focuses on finding and investing in best solutions for sewage collecting pump-out stations and implementing digital technology for easily locating and monitoring of the available sewage collecting stations.

The project is led by University of Turku and partners include KAT (Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association) in Finland, Ecoloop AB, Campus Roslagen and Norrtälje Municipality in Sweden, Brändö Municipality in Åland and KEST (Keep the Estonian Sea Tidy) and Viimsi Municipality in Estonia. The Swedish Transport Agency is included as an associated partner.

BATSECO-BOAT is funded by the European Union Interreg Central Baltic program and the total budget of the project is 1,48 million euros.


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Project goals


Evaluating the current situation and the need for improvement


10 new pump-out stations for the central baltic area


10 existing stations to be repaired

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Our partners around the Baltic sea


  • 1University of Turku
  • 2Pidä Saaristo Siistinä Ry


  • 3Campus Roslagen
  • 4Ecoloop AB
  • 5Norrtälje Kommun


  • 6Hoia Eesti Merd
  • 7Viimsi Vallavalitsus