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IS - Competent Authorities for Coast Guard functions

Authorities responsible for coast guard functions

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European Cooperation on Coast Guard functions: country factsheet

Maritime safety, including vessel traffic management
Maritime, ship and port security
Maritime customs activities

Directorate of Customs

The prevention and suppression of trafficking and smuggling and connected maritime law enforcement

National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police

Maritime border control

National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police

Maritime monitoring and surveillance
Maritime environmental protection and response
Maritime search and rescue
Ship casualty and maritime assistance service
Maritime accident and disaster response
Fisheries inspection and control

Directorate of Fisheries