The Database and Maritime Spatial Information Interlinking Department is responsible for:

  • the management of all spatial information resulting from the research activities carried out by the Maritime Hydrographic Directorate
  • the management of spatial information resulting from research activities carried out by other institutions
  • issuing the research permit for institutions wishing to carry out research activities in the area of responsibility in the Black Sea
  • Marine Spatial Information Infrastructure (MSDI) Management
  • the dissemination of spatial information through network services or other digital formats, in line with current standards
  • linking with working groups for spatial, national and international information
  • the provision of marine spatial information for the Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE)


  • Technical room

  • Spatial information servers

  • Spatial information processing

  • Issue of the research permit