BG Verkehr / Dienststelle Schiffssicherheit
Seeärztlicher Dienst
Brandstwiete 1
20457 Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 361 37-365
Fax: +49 40 361 37-333

Dr. Philipp Langenbuch
Phone: +49 40 36137-350
Fax: +49 40 36137-333

Dr. Jörg Abel
Phone: +49 40 36137-336
Fax: +49 40 36137-333

Selected health matters

Maritime Medicine comprises many health matters

Ships are an own microcosm: As well as on shore, at work accidents happen and seafarers get sick. In the shipping the diversity of health topics is great: from influences of the UV radiation of the sun to hypothermia of persons fallen over board and up to contagious tropical diseases.

We summarized chosen health topics for you on the following pages.