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ES - Competent Authorities for European Legislation

To be completed by the MS


Responsibilities of the Competent Authorities

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


Ministerio de Transportes, Movilidad y Agenda Urbana
Dirección General de la Marina Mercante.
Subdirección General de Seguridad, Contaminación e Inspección Marítima.



SASEMAR Sociedad de Salvamento y Seguridad Maritima 






Ministerio de Transportes, Movilidad y Agenda Urbana
Comisión Permanente de Investigación de Accidentes e Incidentes Marítimos




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Authorities responsible for the implementation of the EU maritime legislation

Legal Act Competent Authorities

Directive 97/70/EC on safety of fishing vessels


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


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


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



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


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


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


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


Directive 2009/16/EC on port State control


Directive 2009/18/EC on accident investigation


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


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


Regulation (EU) 1257/2013 on ship recycling


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


Directive 2014/90/EU on marine equipment


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


Directive (EU) 2019/883 on Port Reception Facilities  
Directive (EU) 2005/35/EC on Ship-Source Pollution