Lot 2 of the 'Studies in the fields of the Common Fisheries Policy and Maritime Affairs' framework aimed to set up a framework service contract to ensure the ability to assess the feasibility and the best format for proposals of a legal nature under the future maritime policy. Specific projects undertaken by MRAG and the Consortium include: WP1: Legal Aspects of Maritime Data: Marine Environmental Data and Vessel Surveillance Data -Legal Marine Spatial Planning WP2: National and International Legal Regime Applicable to the Arctic (Shipping and Related Natural Resources Activities) WP3: Preparatory study for an impact assessment concerning a possible revision of the current exclusions of seafaring workers from the scope of EU social legislation WP4: Marine Data Infrastructure WP5: Legal Aspects of Arctic Shipping WP6:Legal Regime Arctic WP7: Study on Interim Evaluation of EMODNET