Welcome to the German flag
ADVANTAGES FOR SHIPOWNERS AND SEAFARERS
The website "deutsche-flagge.de" is
the central internet presence of the German flag state administration.
Here, you will find all important
information concerning maritime shipping under the German flag.
NEW INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS
Maritime shipping is a pioneer in the field of environmental protection. Several international conventions provide environmental standards for ships, e.g. in the fields ballast water, energy efficiency, underwater paints and environmentally responsible breaking up of ships.
Here you will find further informationen on this topic.
Dienststelle Schiffssicherheit (Ship Safety Division)
The Ship Safety Division has published its Annual Report 2013. It informs about all of the division's activities and contains statistical data concerning maritime shipping under German flag.
You can find the annual report here (in German with English summary on page 42).