Flag State Summary – Germany


  • Date: 31/08/2010

Main administrative office
TBA

Certification Procedure

Certification procedure is explained on the BSH website. Click here to go directly to the site.

Information on applying for certificates can be obtained from:
http://www.bsh.de/en/Maritime_shipping/Commercial_shipping/Liability_for_oil_pollution_damage/index.jsp

Application forms for Bunkers certificates should be downloaded in the first instance from:
http://www.bsh.de/de/Antraege/Oelhaftung/Antrag_Bunkeroel.doc


Contact Details in respect of Bunkers Convention certification

Ms. Grit Tüngler
Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrogrphie 
Bernhard – Nocht - Str. 78
Postfach 30 12 20 
20359 Hamburg

E - Mail: Grit.tuengler@bsh.de
Tel: +49 – (0) 40 - 3190 - 7140
Fax : +49 – (0) 40 – 3190 – 5000
Internet : www.bsh.de

Miscellaneous
Applications for Civil Liability Certificates concerning the insurance year 2009 should be submitted to the BSH by 19th January 2009

Will not accept electronic Blue Cards – will accept copy in the first instance.
Fee: EUR 125

Last updated: 20th May 2009

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