Missions and Tasks

Mission:

Providing and maintaining the sovereignty of the Republic of Albania maritime space in cooperation with other structures of the Armed Forces, the law enforcement at sea in cooperation with state institutions with interests in the maritime area.

Tasks:

- Ensure at all times, operational capability and combat readiness, with sufficient capacity to respond to threats and risks for the accomplishment of the constitutional mission.

- Ensures and defends the territorial maritime area and the Albanian coast, conducting joint operations with the Armed Forces structures and NATO structures in the endangered directions.

- Monitoring and control of maritime traffic in the territorial waters and coastline of the Republic of Albania.

- Organization and conducting search and rescue operations (SAR) and humanitarian operations to assistance the population in cooperation with the Armed Forces structures.

- Preserves and protects the maritime environment for the law enforcement at sea.

- Provides hydro navigation conditions and marine signals for a safe voyage in maritime area of the Republic of Albania.

- Preserves and protects the marine environment from pollution and exercises the control over the illegal traffic of goods and people.

- Participates against asymmetric threats of terrorism, organized crime in conjunction with specialized state bodies in this regard.






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