Estonian Maritime Administration

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Estonian Maritime Administration
Estonian: Veeteede Amet
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Agency overview
Formed 16 January 1990 (1990-01-16)
Jurisdiction Government of Estonia
Headquarters Valge 4, Tallinn
59°26′11.94″N 24°47′59.81″E / 59.4366500°N 24.7999472°E / 59.4366500; 24.7999472Coordinates: 59°26′11.94″N 24°47′59.81″E / 59.4366500°N 24.7999472°E / 59.4366500; 24.7999472
Agency executive Andrus Maide, Director General
Parent agency Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Website www.vta.ee

The Estonian Maritime Administration (Estonian: Veeteede Amet) is a governmental agency that operates within the area of government of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, has a directing function, exercises state supervision and applies enforcement powers of the state on the bases and to the extent prescribed by law in order to ensure maritime safety in Estonian territorial and inland maritime waters and navigable inland waters. [1]

The headquarters of Estonian Maritime Administration is located at Valge 4 in Uuslinn, Tallinn.[2]

The agency conducts investigations of shipping accidents and incidents.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.vta.ee/atp/public/Statute_of_the_EMA_01.03.03.pdf
    §1 Status of the Maritime Administration, Statute of the Maritime Administration
  2. ^ "Home." Estonian Maritime Administration. Retrieved on 16 January 2012. "Valge 4, 11413 Tallinn"
  3. ^ "No 1/2010 REPORT OF IIIVESTIGATION Grounding of the MT Pacific Empire in Muuga Bay on 02.01.20." Estonian Maritime Administration. Retrieved on 16 January 2012.

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