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Information in view of new coronavirus 2019-nCoV

The Swedish Coast Guard is the national point of contact for shipping and is responsible for accepting and reviewing advance notifications for border control and maritime security. In view of the spread of the new coronavirus 2019-nCoV, the obligations of captains to report any suspected infection aboard their ships are emphasised.

Information on personal data incident

Kustbevakningen (the Swedish Coast Guard) has disclosed personal data to an unauthorised recipient. Due to an incorrectly spelled error, the personal data were sent to the wrong email address. In accordance with GDPR, there is a duty to report certain types of personal data breach incidents.

Eco-friendly solutions save diesel and electricity

Optimisation of engine speed and propeller blade pitch. Better control of engine room fans. New LED lighting. These are just some of the eco-friendly, cost-effective energy saving measures implemented on a number of Swedish Coast Guard vessels.

High levels of collective presence at ports paying off

Initiatives focusing on organised acquisitive crime have been in progress this week. The Swedish Coast Guard, the Swedish Police Authority and the Swedish Customs Service worked side-by-side to enhance the power of inspections performed on port sites.

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