maritime surveillance and other control and inspection tasks as well as environmental cleanup after oil spills at sea.
co-ordinate the civilian needs for maritime surveillance and maritime information.
follow international development within the field and take part in international efforts to establish border controls, law enforcement at sea, environmental protection at sea and other maritime surveillance tasks.
The Coast Guard has 26 coastal stations, including a aviation coastal station. The stations fall under four regional areas; North (KRN), East (KRO), West (KRV) and South (KRS); with the regional headquarters located in Härnösand, Stockholm, Gothenburg, and Karlskrona respectively. Four management centers controls the daily operational activities and there is also at least one duty officer around the clock. The Coast Guard's central headquarters is located in the historic 17th century naval city of Karlskrona, which is a UNESCOWorld Heritage Site.
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