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BE - Competent Authorities for European Legislation

 

Responsibilities of the Competent Authorities

Competent Authorities Flag State Port State Coastal State Accident Investigation ISM Recognised Organisation Recognised Security Organisation

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

 

FPS Finance - Customs and excises

 

         

Openbare Vlaamse Afvalstoffenmaatschappij (OVAM)

 

Environment Brussels

 

Service Public Wallonie (SPW)

           

Maritime Rescue and Coordination Centre (MRCC)

 

 

       

Federal Bureau for the Investigation of Maritime Accidents (FEBIMA)

 

 

       

 

 

Authorities responsible for the implementation of the EU maritime legislation

Legal Act Competent Authorities

Directive 97/70/EC on safety of fishing vessels

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Directive 98/41/EC (as amended) on the registration of persons sailing on board passenger ships

Maritime and Coastal Services (MDK)

 

FPS Finance - Customs and excises

Directive 2001/96/EC on bulk carriers loading and unloading

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

 

Department Mobility and Public Works (MOW)

Directive 2002/59/EC on a Community vessel traffic monitoring and information system

Maritime and Coastal Services (MDK)

 

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Regulation 725/2004/EC & Directive 2005/65/EC on maritime security

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Regulation (EC) No. 336/2006 (Implementation of the Safety management Code)

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Directive 2008/106/EC on the minimum level of training of seafarers

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Directive 2009/15/EC on common rules and standards for ship inspection and survey organizations and for the relevant activities of maritime administrations

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Directive 2009/16/EC on port State control

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Directive 2009/18/EC on accident investigation

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Directive 2009/21/EC on compliance with flag State requirements

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Directive 2009/45/EC (as amended) on safety rules and standards for passenger ships

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Regulation (EU) 1257/2013 on ship recycling

 

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

 

Openbare Vlaamse Afvalstoffenmaatschappij (OVAM)

 

Environment Brussels

 

Service Public Wallonie (SPW)

Directive 2013/53/EU on recreational craft and personal watercraft

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Directive 2014/90/EU on marine equipment

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Directive 2016/802/EU relating to a reduction in the sulphur content of certain liquid fuels

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

Directive (EU) 2019/883 on Port Reception Facilities

Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport - Directorate General Shipping (DGS)

 

Openbare Vlaamse Afvalstoffenmaatschappij (OVAM)

 

Environment Brussels

 

Service Public Wallonie (SPW)