Safety of navigation

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The Hellenic Coast Guard prioritises safety of navigation for the entire maritime community. Major functions in the field of safety of navigation include:

  1. Provision of maritime traffic control (VTS) and other safety of navigation services in accordance with international requirements (e.g.: Safe Sea Net, Automatic Identification System, Long Range Identification and Tracking of ships etc)
  2. Operation and maintenance of the national maritime telecommunications network.
  3. Issuing maritime safety instructions in cooperation with other domestic competent authorities
  4. Investigation of maritime accidents in accordance with national and international law

National Maritime Single Window