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Department for waterways transport and navigation safety

 

 

In the Sector for Water Transport and Navigation Safety, the following activities are carried out: preparation, monitoring and application of legal and other regulations and initiation of amendments to the legislation in the field of water transport and navigation safety; arranging and encouraging the development of water transport and navigation safety; strategy and plans for the development of water transport; initiating the development, monitoring and implementation of multilateral and bilateral agreements in the field of water transport; cooperation with international organizations in the field of water transport; giving opinions on materials prepared by other bodies and organizations from the scope of the Sector; preparation of proposals for answers to parliamentary questions; preparation of analyzes, reports and information from the scope of the Sector; monitoring projects related to the construction and reconstruction of navigation facilities and regulating works on inland waterways in order to increase the safety of navigation; obligatory and property-legal relations in the field of water transport; performing in-and-out audits at river border crossings in cooperation with other competent authorities; monitoring the movement and retention of the vessel; issuing ship documents and books, issuing personal and other documents for crew members; enacting the decision on vessel entries, keeping the register of vessels and records of: vessels, crew, navigation, state of the waterway and navigation facilities; carrying out technical and other professional tasks for the safety of navigation; technical supervision and inspection of boats and floating objects for sport and leisure and floating bodies; collection of statistical data on water transport on waterways; giving opinions and instructions on the application of laws in the field of water transport and navigation safety, as well as other activities from the scope of the Sector.

 

The activities from the area of ​​the Water Transport and Navigation Department are performed at the headquarters of the Ministry and in the regional units for the area of ​​several municipalities and for the area of ​​cities - port authorities.

 

In the Department of Water Transport and Navigation Safety, the following routine indoor units are formed: