Nachrichten für Seefahrer (NfS issue 16/2018 online from 19th April 2018)
Digital NfS are available at the same price as printed NfS.
per month 10,50 Euro – per issue 3,00 Euro
Your orders should be addressed to the official distributors of Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie. - Distributors in Germany and distributors abroad.
As the Ship Safety Ordinance requires carriage of the current year's NfS
issues and of all issues of the preceding two years, the complete 2017 and 2016 issues are now available separately on CD at a price of
168,50 Euro per year.
Information to shipping
valid navigational warnings (NWN) from Seewarndienst Emden (radio
navigational warnings service)
Temporary shoals off the German Baltic Sea coast
Temporary measuring instruments within German warning area
Regional notifications to mariners (BfS) issued by the Waterways and Shipping Boards
Official posting sites of notifications to mariners
Maritime transport regulations
Information and extracts from Nachrichten für Seefahrer
Overview of the German navigational information service (extract from issue 1/2017 of NfS)
of valid P and T corrections (issued monthly), PDF
of corrections and notices (semi-annually)
List of sea areas and charts covering them (semi-annually), PDF
Information to small and pleasure craft users
Operators of small craft that are not subject to chart carriage requirements may continue to use the BSH's correction service(list of corrections) for the charts and nautical publications issued and recommended by the BSH. The lists of corrections, which are available free of charge, do not replace the printed or digital official NfS.
Notifications from Notices to Mariners
Correction service for nautical publications based on Nachrichten für Seefahrer (NfS)
of nautical charts
of nautical books
As from now, the central E-mail address for hydrographic data sent to
the BSH is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any information provided that helps to complete or correct the BSH‘s nautical publications is a contribution to the safety of navigation.
Please use the form Nautischer Bericht (hydrographic note) to submit such information to the BSH.
To obtain additional information about voluntary co-operation, click on Freiwillige Mitarbeit.
All relevant data used by the BSH's Nautical Information Service to
produce and update its products will be collected via this address.