BSS Vision and Values

The BSS aim is to see that people and property are safer as a result of its work and, in doing so, be effective, efficient, trusted and supported in all that it does.

BSS Vision and Values:

  • having the trust of the Navigation Authorities and the boating public;
  • delivering a high-quality BSS verification service;
  • being alert to new safety risks and learning from the past;
  • being open with stakeholders when proposing change and making key decisions;
  • the BSS is run on a not-for-profit basis and always striving to improve effectiveness as well as provide value for money;
  • making the BSS open and accessible to all UK navigation and harbour authorities.