Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)

Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)

Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)   link
Location: Hamburg
20359 Hamburg

Affiliation: Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI)

The BSH is a higher federal authority within the portfolio of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI). It is the public institution for maritime tasks. This concerns tasks such as averting dangers at sea, issuing official nautical charts and surveying tasks in the North Sea and Baltic Sea, as well as forecasting tides, water levels and storm surges. In addition, the BSH is responsible for the surveying of ships, flag law, the testing and approval of navigation and radio equipment and the issue of certificates for seafarers. With regard to construction projects in the North and Baltic Seas, the BSH is responsible for spatial planning and for the testing and approval of power generation systems (offshore wind turbines), cables and other systems within the scope of federal responsibility.



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