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Agency structure

The Agency is managed by an Executive Director whose duties and powers are defined in Article 15 of Regulation (EC) No 1406/2002. The Executive Director is supported by three departments and an Executive Office unit.

Currently, the Agency has 11 units, 10 of which come under these 3 departments:

  • Department A: Corporate Services
    (Human Resources & Internal Support; Legal, Financial & Facilities Supports; Operations Support)

  • Department B: Safety and Standards
    (Visits & Inspections; Ship Safety; Environment & Capacity Building)

  • Department C: Operations
    (Pollution Response Services; Vessel & Port Reporting; Maritime Surveillance; Digitalisation & Application Development)

EMSA Organisation Chart

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