Navigation Safety Directorate


The Navigation Safety Directorate ensures safe navigation conditions are established to protect human life and property at sea, the establishment of a national regulatory framework for safe navigation, including those relating to technical issues of construction and equipment of ships and the International Conventions ratified by the country and the EU legislation, the organization of the execution and the exercise of quality controls of the inspections of the ships under Greek flag as well as ships with foreign flag arriving in Greek ports according to the Memorandum of Understanding of Paris (Paris MOU ), the recognition and authorization of Recognized Organizations, the administrative control of maritime accidents, the design and support of positions and the coordination of actions on maritime safety issues at the international level. It also plans, plans, develops, establishes and implements the legal framework, operates the maritime traffic monitoring and coastal field surveillance systems owned or used by H.C.G. and related to the location of ships, through the following Departments:

a) Safe Shipping And Naval Accidents Department

b) Legislation And International Cooperation Department

c) Maritime Surveillance And Vessel Traffic Monitoring Department

c) Organization And Ships’ Inspections Supervision (Paris Mou) Department