Current status of the revision of the maritime spatial plans for the German EEZ

The 2009 maritime spatial plans for the German exclusive economic zone (EEZ) are currently being updated by the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (BMI) together with the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH). Starting in the fall of 2020, a participation process… Read More »Current status of the revision of the maritime spatial plans for the German EEZ

Group picture international shipping meeting
Group picture international shipping meeting

International exchange in the informal shipping group for the North Sea

The German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) participated in another meeting of the informal shipping group in the North Sea on the 18th of February 2021. The participants of the sixth meeting of this group were from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Norway… Read More »International exchange in the informal shipping group for the North Sea

BSH has published the results of the Preliminary Investigation of Sites for N-3.7, N-3.8 and O-1.3 in the EEZ of the North and Baltic Sea

The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has conducted preliminary investigations of the sites N-3.7, N-3.8 and O-1.3 in accordance with Sec. 12 para 1 sentence 1 in conjunction with Sec. 10 para 1 of the Offshore Wind Energy Act (WindSeeG). The results of the… Read More »BSH has published the results of the Preliminary Investigation of Sites for N-3.7, N-3.8 and O-1.3 in the EEZ of the North and Baltic Sea

Group picture exchange with Poland
Group picture exchange with Poland

Exchange with Poland on the subject of environmental assessments

On the 29th of January 2021, the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) took part in a meeting on the subject of environmental assessments with representatives from Poland and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. At this meeting, the… Read More »Exchange with Poland on the subject of environmental assessments

Presentation international consultation
Presentation international consultation

International discussion on the draft maritime spatial plan

The German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) conducted a meeting on the draft maritime spatial plan in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea on the 27th of January 2021. Participants particularly came from the neighbouring coastal… Read More »International discussion on the draft maritime spatial plan

BSH has made available for inspection the 1st WindSeeV and other documents concerning the suitability assessment

On the 15th of December 2020, the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) determined the suitability of sites N-3.7, N-3.8 and O-1.3 for tendering by the Federal Network Agency pursuant to Part 3 Section 2 of the WindSee Act by means of a statutory… Read More »BSH has made available for inspection the 1st WindSeeV and other documents concerning the suitability assessment

BSH declares the suitability of areas for offshore wind energy by the first statutory order

On the 15th of December 2020, the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) declared the suitability of the areas N-3.7, N-3.8 and O-1.3 in the German exclusive economic zone (EEZ) for the use by wind energy in line with the first statutory order for… Read More »BSH declares the suitability of areas for offshore wind energy by the first statutory order

Group picture exchange shipping studies
Group picture exchange shipping studies

Presentation of the first results of shipping studies and exchange with neighbouring countries

On the 10th of December 2020, the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) hosted a workshop with participants from Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom. At this meeting, the first results of two shipping studies were presented from the contractors… Read More »Presentation of the first results of shipping studies and exchange with neighbouring countries

Site development plan 2020 and environmental reports (North Sea and Baltic Sea) published

The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) published the Site Development Plan 2020 and the Environmental Reports (North Sea and Baltic Sea) on December 18, 2020. The update of the Site Development Plan serves the planning implementation of the increased legal expansion target for offshore… Read More »Site development plan 2020 and environmental reports (North Sea and Baltic Sea) published