Marine Safety Organizational Chart and Responsibilities

Marine Safety Organizational Chart

Responsibilities

Marine Safety Executive Secretariat (AMSI)

  • Backgrounder documents
  • Briefing Notes to the Director General and above
  • Communications Assessments
  • Communications liaison
  • Director General approvals
  • Media Lines
  • Media monitoring
  • Memoranda to the Minister/Deputy Minister
  • News Releases
  • Presentations for the Director General and above
  • Publications editorial review
  • Q&As
  • Question Period Notes
  • Transportation Safety Board Communications
  • Requests from the Director General and above
  • Scenario Notes
  • Speeches for the Director General and above

+ Common Functions

Strategic Planning and Technical Training Services (AMSB)

  • Business Planning
    • Contributing to departmental planning processes (Performance Report, Report on Plans and Priorities, Annual Report, etc.)
    • Data Analysis
    • NTARS (National Time Activity Reporting System)
    • Performance Measurement
    • Program Analysis
    • Service Line Plan
    • Strategic Planning
  • Facilities Management/Building Security
  • Finance
    • Accounts Payable
    • Accounts Receivable
    • Budgeting/Reporting
    • Material Management (contracting, inventory control)
    • Procurement
    • Travel Audits
  • Human Resources Management
    • Accounts Payables / Receivables
    • Financial Analysis and Reporting
    • Inspector Appointments/Recruitment
    • Salary Management
    • Staffing/Classification/Compensation/Staff Relations Services
  • Information Management
    • Forms Management (Canadian Maritime Documents, Registry Certificates, etc.)
    • Marine Safety Management System
    • Records Management (RDIMS/Ships' Plans)
    • Resource Materials (TPs/Ship Safety Bulletins/MIB (Marine Inspector's Bookshelf))
  • Integrated Management System
  • Quality Assurance (Internal)
  • Training
    • Headquarters Non-technical Training
    • National Training Program including Navigable Waters Protection Program

+ Common Functions

Domestic Vessel Regulatory Oversight (AMSA)

  • Inspection and Operations Standards
  • Vessel Certification Program
  • Small Vessel Compliance Program
  • Safety Management Systems
  • International Safety Management (ISM)
  • Delegated Ship Inspection Program (DSIP)
  • Authorization and Monitoring of Recognized Organizations
  • Safety and Risk Analysis
  • Vessel Safety Performance Measurement
  • Education and Awareness

+ Common Functions

Operations & Environmental Programs (AMSE)

  • Cargo Handling and Ship Port Interface 
  • Port State Inspection Standards
  • Environmental Protection
  • Environmental Response Systems
  • Navigation Safety and Radio Communications
  • Navigable Waters Protection Program
  • Ship Registration Office
  • Sustainable Development 
  • Tonnage 

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Marine Personnel Standards and Pilotage (AMSP)

  • Examination and certification standards for Seafarers
  • Approval of Training Programs for Seafarers
  • Central Registry of Seafarers
  • Marine Emergency Duties (MED) Facilities Support
  • Marine Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH)
  • Review and amendments to the Pilotage Act and Regulations and oversight of Pilotage Authorities
  • Development of the Pleasure Craft Operator Competency Program
  • Review of medical examination for Seafarers

+ Common Functions

Design, Equipment & Boating Safety (AMSR)

  • Arctic Shipping
  • Electrical
  • Fire Fighting, Detection
  • Fishing Vessels / Offshore
  • Life Saving Equipment
  • Machinery
  • Office of Boating Safety (Pleasure Craft)
  • Passive & Active Fire Protection
  • Product Approval
  • Research & Development Coordination
  • Ship/Hull Design
  • Ship Stability/ Load Lines
  • Small Commercial Vessels
  • Special Projects:
    • Fishing Vessel Regulations
    • Small Vessels Program
    • White Water Rafting Regulations

+ Common Functions

Regulatory Services (AMSX)

  • Conference Planning and Coordination
  • Consultations and Coordination
  • IMO Secretariat
  • International Affairs (IMO, ILO, APEC, etc.)
  • National CMAC Secretariat
  • Regulatory Process and Tracking:
    • Acts and Regulations
    • Orders in Council
    • Standing Joint Committee Response
  • Regulatory Reform

+ Common Functions

Common Functions

  • Access to Information
  • Board Decisions
  • Briefing Notes / QP's
  • Communications
  • Develop Regulations, including Consultation
  • Develop RIAS (Regulatory Impact Assessment Statement)
  • International (including IMO, ILO, U.N.)
  • Legislation and Regulations Interpretation
  • Marine Safety Management System
  • New Legislation, Regulations and Revisions
  • Notices to Inspectors
  • Policy Planning/Development/Interpretation/Advice
  • Publications/Safety Education Material
  • Research and Development
  • Ship Safety Bulletins
  • Transportation Safety Board