Marine Guard

The main tasks

The main tasks of maritime security in 2017

protection of state borders in the sea, rivers, lakes and other water bodies;

control over navigation and stay of Ukrainian and foreign non-military vessels and warships in territorial waters and internal waters of Ukraine, entry of foreign non-military vessels and warships in internal waters and ports of Ukraine and stay in them;

protection of the sovereign rights of Ukraine in its exclusive maritime zone and monitoring the implementation of rights and obligations of other countries in the area, Ukrainian and foreign legal entities and individuals, international organizations;

participation performing the tasks of public protection;

exercise alone or together with specially authorized executive authorities of control in areas of service over the preservation of natural resources, the observance of rules of industrial and other activities, and environmental protection of underwater cultural and archaeological heritage;

participation in search and rescue operations on water;

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