Federal Bureau for Maritime Casualty Investigation

The Federal Bureau for Maritime Casualty Investigation (German: Bundesstelle für Seeunfalluntersuchung, BSU) is the German agency for investigating maritime accidents and incidents. It is subordinate to the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development.[1] Its head office is in the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (BSH) facility in St. Pauli, Hamburg-Mitte, Hamburg.[2][3]

The office also investigates marine environmental-related incidents, such as incidents of oceanic pollution or incidents which cause a risk of pollution.[4]

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References

  1. "Homepage Archived 2011-12-21 at the Wayback Machine." Federal Bureau for Maritime Casualty Investigation. Retrieved on 16 January 2012.
  2. "Imprint." Federal Bureau for Maritime Casualty Investigation. Retrieved on 16 January 2012. "Bundesstelle für Seeunfalluntersuchung (BSU) Bernhard-Nocht-Strasse 78 20359 Hamburg " - Map
  3. "Impressum Archived 2015-05-10 at the Wayback Machine." Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany. Retrieved on April 19, 2014. "Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH) Bernhard-Nocht-Straße 78 20359 Hamburg Postfach 30 12 20 20305 Hamburg"
  4. "Federal Bureau of Maritime Casualty Investigation." Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development. Retrieved on 22 January 2012.


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