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Monitoring Working Group (MWG)

Terms of reference

(based on MWG TORs as approved by BSHC 13th Conference, 20 August 2008, updated on 20 Sept 2017 by BSHC22

  1. To maintain the Baltic Sea Harmonised Re-survey Scheme
  2. To maintain the re-survey metadata database
  3. To monitor the progress of the execution of the Harmonised Re-Survey Scheme
  4. To identify possible problems and propose solutions or workarounds to them
  5. To specify and propose updates and changes to the Harmonised Re-Survey Scheme
  6. To liaise with national Maritime Administrations, HELCOM Secretariat, and other relevant organisations.
  7. To support IHO working groups and other European projects in issues concerning IHO S-44 and survey status. Any official decisions shall be brought to BSHC Conference to be decided.
  8. The MWG should report to the BSHC at least once a year.

Future work


DK: Mr Lars Hansen, Mr Jesper Vedel

EE: Mr Peeter Väling

FI: Mr Seppo Mäkinen (Chair)

GE: Ms Cindy Niemeyer, Mr Jean-Guy Nistad

LV: Mr Aigars Gailis, Mr Bruno Spels

LT: Mr Emilis Tertelis, Mr Mindaugas Zakarauskas

PL: Mr Witold Stasiak

RU: n/n mail to &

SE: Mr Anders Åkerberg, Mr Hans Öiås


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