Maritime Safety Administration of the People's Republic of China (China MSA), by virtue of its AtoN & Hydrography and Maritime Communication Division, undertakes the responsibility for navigation guarantee management under theMaritime Traffic Safety Law of the People's Republic of China,Marine Environment Protection Law of the People's Republic of China, and the Act on Management of Marine Aids to Navigation of the People's Republic of China, as well as international conventions to which China has accepted or accessed.
China MSA is responsible for:
Development and implementation of policies, laws and regulations in regard to management of aids to navigation and hydrographic affairs;
Management of marine aids to navigation and radio navigation affairs;
Maintenance and management of public marine aids, as well as industry management for other coastal special-purpose aids;