The Hellenic Coast Guard has been delegated a number of powers and functions in relation to marine surveying. These include, inter alia:
- The conduct of various kinds of marine inspections in the context of flag & port state control.
- The implementation of ISM and ISPS codes.
- The authorisation, supervision and control of classification societies.
International cooperation with competent EU (EMSA) and international (IMO) bodies and entities in the field of marine surveying.