Bureau d'Enquêtes sur les Événements de Mer

Bureau d'Enquêtes sur les Événements de Mer (BEAmer, "French Marine Accident Investigation Office") is the French agency that investigates accidents and incidents of ships. Its head office is in the Grande Arche Sud (South) in the La Défense business district and the commune of Puteaux, Hauts-de-Seine, in the Paris metropolitan area.[1]

History

France established BEAmer, a marine casualties investigation board,[2] on 16 December 1997.[3] In 2003 and 2004 the agency's role within the framework of the French government was finalized.[2]

Governance

The director since May 2019 is rear admiral François-Xavier Rubin de Cervens, (Administrator for Maritime Affairs). Merchant marine Captain and chief engineer.


See also

References

  1. "Contact us." Bureau d'Enquêtes sur les Événements de Mer. Retrieved on June 22, 2017. "Bureau d’enquêtes sur les événements de mer (BEAmer) Arche Sud 92055 LA DEFENSE CEDEX FRANCE" - Note the pedestrian access map
  2. "Activity." (Archive) Bureau d'Enquêtes sur les Événements de Mer. Retrieved on 15 February 2012.
  3. "Rapport d'Activité 2002-2003." (Archive) Bureau d'Enquêtes sur les Événements de Mer. 1. Retrieved on 16 February 2012.


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