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Activities Europe

US Coast Guard Activities Europe

Schinnen, The Netherlands



    Established in 1995 Activities Europe is primarily responsible for two vital missions, Marine Inspections and International Port Security.  Together these two departments represent the United States Coast Guard throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

        Our Marine Inspectors conduct accident investigations, inspect U.S. flagged merchant ships, and work with european manufacturers of life saving equipment to earn U. S. Coast Guard approval while our International Port Security Liaisons Officers (IPSLO's) work with U.S.  Embassy, foreign government officials, and port representatives to improve security procedures, facilitate dialogue and share best practices with international partners in order to focus attention on enhanced port security worldwide.