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DE - 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

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication 

(Dienststelle Schiffsicherheit (DS) of Berufsgenossenschaft Verkehr)

   
   

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency

(Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)

   

Directorate General for Waterways and Shipping

(Generaldirektion Wasserstraßen und Schifffahrt - GDWS)

         

Federal Bureau of Maritime Casualty Investigation

(Bundesstelle für Seeunfalluntersuchung - BSU)

 

 

 

     

German Weather Service

(Deutscher Wetterdienst - DWD)

 

         

German Maritime Search and Rescue Service

(Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger -  DGzRS)

           

Federal States

(Bundesländer)

           

German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

(Bundesministerium für Digitales und Verkehr - BMDV)

   

 

 

 

Authorities responsible for the implementation of the EU maritime legislation

Legal Act Competent Authorities

Directive 97/70/EC on safety of fishing vessels

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication

 

German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

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

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication

 

German Maritime Search and Rescue Service

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

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication

 

Federal States (Bundesländer)

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

Directorate General for Waterways and Shipping

 

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

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Reg. 725/2004/EC)

 

Federal States (Bundesländer) ( Dir. 2005/65/EC on maritime security with regard to ports/port facilities)

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

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication

 

German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

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

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication

 

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency

 

Federal States (Bundesländer)

 

German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

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

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication

 

German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

 

Directive 2009/16/EC on port State control

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication

 

German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

 

Federal States (Bundesländer)

Directive 2009/18/EC on accident investigation

Federal Bureau of Maritime Casualty Investigation

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

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication

 

German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

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

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication

 

German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

Regulation (EU) 1257/2013 on ship recycling

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication

 

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency

 

Federal States (Bundesländer)

(regarding CA 7 c.f. in detail: entries for Germany as reported to the Commission under article 18 and 19 of the Regulation https://ec.europa.eu/environment/topics/waste-and-recycling/ships_en )

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

Regarding market access

Federal States (Bundesländer)

 

German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

 

With regard to navigational aspects

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication

 

Directorate General for Waterways and Shipping 

 

Federal States (Bundesländer)

Directive 2014/90/EU on marine equipment

Ship Safety Division of the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication

 

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency

 

German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

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

German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection

 

For enforcement 

German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

Directive (EU) 2019/883 on Port Reception Facilities

German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (coordination)

 

Federal States (Bundesländer)