European Maritime Safety Agency

This European Agency has been established in 2002 through Regulation (EC) no 1406/2002 of the European Parliament and of the European Council. The main mission of European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) is to prevent and combat the risk of maritime accidents, maritime pollution from ships and to prevent the loss of human life during the navigation. This agency represents the technical institution providing the European Union with the necessary means to enhance maritime safety and to prevent and combat ship pollution. European Maritime Safety Agency should assist the European Commission in developing European Union legislation in the area of navigation safety and prevention of pollution by vessels. E.M.S.A. should provide the necessary support to ensure the implementation of European legislation in this area by assisting the European Commission. European Maritime Safety Agency is performing the tasks assigned by the European Union legislation on navigation safety and prevention of the vessels pollution.


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  • Accession Number: 01523606
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 25 2014 1:33PM