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Supervision of seafaring


The Hellenic Coast Guard is responsible for the implementation of national and international legislation pertinent to seafaring. In this regard, the Hellenic Coast Guard is the competent authority for:

  1. keeping records of all Greek seafarers
  2. issuing seaman’s books and certificates of service.
  3. monitoring the implementation of the legal requirements for safe manning of ships in accordance with national and international requirements