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Department for sustainable mobility

Directorate General for the oversight of the port Authorities, maritime and inland waterways transport (DGVPTM)

 

Contact details

ADDRESS: Viale dell'Arte, 16, 00144 Roma 
   

+39 06 59084514, +39 06 590084205

   

cert.marittimi@mit.gov.it   dg.tm@pec.mit.gov.it    segreteria.dgvptm@mit.gov.it

Summary of functions

The DGVPTM exercises the following main functions , including, inter alia:

− preparation of legislative proposals and technical regulations on maritime navigation;

− management of the international register of ships;

− discipline and supervision of the activities authorized and entrusted to the classification societies;

− national, international and European regulations on maritime and inland waterway transport, transport of dangerous goods in inland waterways, monitoring of the transport of persons with reduced mobility;

− management of seafarers and inland navigation to the extent of its competence;

− relations with international organizations, coordination with European and national bodies, as far as they are concerned, in conjunction with the offices of direct collaboration with the Minister;

− monitoring of maritime casualties and injuries to seafarers;

− guidance, supervision and control over the port system authorities, also with reference to the implementation of infrastructure programs;

− general regulation of ports.

 

Particularly:

DGVPTM - Division 3 is competent Unit for these main functions:

- Implementation of the STCW'78 Convention and related EU directives in national legislation

- Focal Point authenticity and veridicity of the CoC and CoP issued under Reg. II, III and  V

- Stipulation of Recognition Agreements with Third Countries according to Reg. I/10

 

Ref. DPCM No. 190/2020 as amended, art. 6, para. 6 as amended and Decree Ministerial No. 481/2021 (Functions and tasks of the Offices of the Directorate).

 

Ref. DLVO No. 71/2015 implemented the directive 2008/106/EC, as amended by DLVO No. 194/2021 that instead implemented the the directive EU 2019/1159 (STCW)

 

DGVPTM Division6 is competent Unit for these matters:

- Delegation of authority to the ROs for  SOLAS ships; oversight of the ROs

- Prevention of the risks of “relevant”  accidents in port and regulation of status of port chemicals.

- Regulation of bunkering. Promotion of environmental sustainability  of maritime transport and ports (energy efficiency of transport, use of alternative LNG fuels).

- Work safety on board ships.

- Studies and statistical risk analysis relating  to accidents to maritime personnel and  maritime accidents.

- Relations with international, national and European Organizations in the matters of  competence (IMO, ILO, EU etc.).

- Safety of transport in Inland Navigation.

- Delegation of authority to the ROs for  non- SOLAS ships and in inland waterways.

- Transport of dangerous goods in inland Waterways.

- Monitoring of maritime transport of PRM

 

DGVPTM is the Competent Authority (CA), as indicated in Art. 3.11 of the Regulation (EU) 1257/2013 on ship recycling, designated by a Member State or a third country as responsible for ship recycling facilities, within a specified geographical area or an area of expertise, relating to all operations within the jurisdiction of that state (DGVPTM Division 4 is competent for the pertaining functions)

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ITALIAN COAST GUARD 

Headquarters 

 

Contact details

ADDRESS: Viale dell'Arte, 16, 00144 Roma 
  

numbers on http://www.guardiacostiera.gov.it/contatti,

 

 

Summary of functions

The Italian Coast Guard carries out tasks related to civil uses of the sea and is functionally and organizationally part of the Ministry of Sustainable Infrastructure and Mobility to which its principal institutional tasks are attributed. In addition, the Italian Coast Guard operates under functional dependence on various ministries, including the Ministry of Ecological Transition and the Ministry of Agricultural Food and Forestry Policy, which make use of its organization and specialized expertise.

The aforementioned competencies include, first and foremost, the safeguarding of human life at sea, the safety of navigation and maritime transport, as well as the protection of the marine environment, its ecosystems, and the supervision of the entire maritime fisheries chain, from the protection of resources to that of the end consumer. These are complemented by inspections of national merchant, fishing and pleasure vessels, also performed on foreign merchant ships that call at domestic ports.

With respect to the competencies assigned by international and national legislation, and with regard to the contents of the European Commission's Recommendation C(2021)5310 dated 20.07.2021 (Practical Handbook on European cooperation on Coast Guard functions), the Italian Coast Guard is the national competent authority for the following Coast Guard functions (8 under 11, 2 combined with Guardia di Finanza):

 

Maritime Safety Including Vessel Traffic Management

Italian Coast Guard HQs

Safety of Navigation and Maritime Security Department (VI Dept.)

: + 39 06 59083163/3261

✉: segreteria.reparto6@mit.gov.it (Safety)

✉: ufficio2.reparto6@mit.gov.it (Flag State)

✉: italy.psc@mit.gov.it (Port State)

ICT & Traffic Monitoring Systems (7th Dept.)

: + 39 06 5908 4515

✉: segreteria.reparto7@mit.gov.it (VTM)

 

Ship Casualty & Maritime Assistance Service

Italian Coast Guard HQs

Safety of Navigation and Maritime Security Department (VI Dept.)

(1st -2nd level of investigation)

: +39 06 5908 3163

✉: segreteria.reparto6@mit.gov.it

 

Fishery Inspection & Control

Italian Coast Guard HQs

Italian Fisheries Control Centre

: +39 06 5908 4446

✉: ccnp@mit.gov.it

 

Maritime Environmental Protection & Response

Italian Coast Guard HQs

Operational Centre at IMRCC on behalf of Ministry for Environment, Land and Sea Protection

: +39 06 5923569, +39 06 5924145, +39 06 59084409, +39 06 59084527, +39 06 59084697, +39 06 5923569, +39 06 5923569

✉: ram@pec.minambiente.it

✉: cgcp3rep4@mit.gov.it

✉: itmrcc@mit.gov.it

✉: itmrcc@outlook.it

 

Maritime Search and Rescue

Italian Coast Guard HQs

Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (IMRCC)

: +39 06 5923569, +39 06 5924145, +39 06 59084409, +39 06 59084527, +39 06 59084697, +39 06 5923569, +39 06 5923569

✉: cgcp3rep4@mit.gov.it

✉: itmrcc@mit.gov.it

✉: itmrcc@outlook.it

 

Maritime Monitoring and Surveillance

Italian Coast Guard HQs

Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (IMRCC)

: +39 06 5923569, +39 06 5924145, +39 06

59084409, +39 06 59084527, +39 06

59084697, +39 06 5923569, +39 06 5923569

✉: cgcp3rep4@mit.gov.it

✉: itmrcc@mit.gov.it

✉: itmrcc@outlook.it

According to National Legislative Decree 196/2005 – Directive 2002/59/EU, Italian    Coast    Guard    (and its own local authorities that act as Local Competent Authorities) is the National  Competent Authority for aspects of enhancement of the safety and efficiency of Maritime Traffic

 

Guardia di Finanza

: +39 06 4422 1

✉: comando.generale@pec.gdf.it

 

Maritime Accident and Disaster Response

Italian Coast Guard HQs

Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (IMRCC)

: +39 065923569, +39 065924145, +39 0659084409, +39 0659084527, +39 0659084697, +39 065923569, +39 065923569

✉: cgcp3rep4@mit.gov.it

✉: itmrcc@mit.gov.it

✉: itmrcc@outlook.it

 

Maritime Ship and Port Security

Italian Coast Guard

Safety of Navigation and Maritime Security Department (VI Dept.)

Maritime Ship, Port & Port Facilities Security

: + 39 06 5908 3163/3261

✉: segreteria.reparto6@mit.gov.it

✉: maritimesecurity@mit.gov.it

 

Maritime Security Activities at Sea

Guardia di Finanza

: + 39 06 4422 1

✉: comando.generale@pec.gdf.it

 

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Guardia di Finanza 

 

Contact details

ADDRESS: Caserma Piave - Viale XXI Aprile, 51 - Roma
 
 

Summary of functions

The Guardia di Finanza is one of Italy's military-organized police forces with general competence in economic and financial matters. It is directly subordinate to the Minister of Economy and Finance.

With respect to the competencies assigned by international and national legislation, and with regard to the contents of the European Commission's Recommendation C(2021)5310 dated 20.07.2021 (Practical Handbook on European cooperation on Coast Guard functions), the Guardia di Finanza is the national competent authority for the following Coast Guard functions (4 under 11, 2 combined with Italian Coast Guard):

Maritime Border Control

Guardia di Finanza

: +39 06 4422 1

: comando.generale@pec.gdf.it

Prevention and Suppression of Trafficking and Smuggling and Connected Maritime Law Enforcement

Guardia di Finanza

: +39 06 4422 1

: comando.generale@pec.gdf.it

Maritime Monitoring and Surveillance

Guardia di Finanza

: +39 06 4422 1

: comando.generale@pec.gdf.it

Italian Coast Guard HQs

Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (IMRCC)

: +39 06 5923569, +39 06 5924145, +39 06 59084409, +39 06 59084527, +39 06 59084697, +39 06 5923569, +39 06 5923569

: cgcp3rep4@mit.gov.it

: itmrcc@mit.gov.it

: itmrcc@outlook.it

Maritime Customs Activities

Guardia di Finanza

: +39 06 4422 1

: comando.generale@pec.gdf.it

Italian Coast Guard support on  demand and       by IT the function within Port Management Information System and National Single Window

Maritime Ship and Port Security

Maritime Security Activities at Sea Guardia di Finanza

: + 39 06 4422 1

: comando.generale@pec.gdf.it

Maritime Ship, Port & Port Facilities Security

Italian Coast Guard

Safety of Navigation and Maritime Security Department (VI Dept.)

: + 39 06 5908 3163/3261

: segreteria.reparto6@mit.gov.it

: maritimesecurity@mit.gov.it

Italian    Coast    Guard    HQs   - Safety   of Navigation and Maritime Security Department (for Maritime Ship, Port & Port facilities Security) – The Italian Coast Guard HQs is the National Focal point for “Maritime Port Security” according to D.Lgs 6 november 2007, n. 203 (art. 2, c. 1, lett. c) as implementation of Directive 2005/65/CE and proper recipient for ship security alert system (SSAS) according to SOLAS Convention; ITCG HQs acts as National designated competent authority according to Chapt. XI-2 SOLAS and ISPS CODE.

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Department for substainable mobility - Directorate general for railways and maritime investigations- DIGIFEMA

 

Contact details

ADDRESS: VIA CARACI, 36 - 00144 Rome,  

Summary of functions

DIGIFEMA- DIV. 3 Maritime investigations

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MINISTERO DELLE INFRASTRUTTURE E DELLA MOBILITA' SOSTENIBILI (MIMS)

Direzione Generale per le investigazioni Ferroviarie e Marittime (DIGIFEMA) 

Divisione 3a - Investigazioni Marittime 

 

 

Contact details

ADDRESS: Via Nomentana, 2, 00161 Roma 
+39 06 44126461, +39 06 44126469
 
 
 

Summary of functions

For Marine Accidents Investigations

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