The Operations Department is responsible for the production of coastguard operations. The purpose of the operational department is thus to use the authority's ability to plan, direct, implement and follow up the operational coastal surveillance operations at sea, in the air and on land and to handle the legal and other matters that the outcome of the operational activities can give rise to.

The department is also responsible for coastal and air coast stations.

The Operations Department is to ensure that good staff preparedness is maintained in the Coast Guard - to fulfill international commitments on preparedness for collaboration and management, and to meet the additional requirements for availability that are placed on the Coast Guard's 24-hour operations.

The Head of Operations is Johan Norrman.

The Operations Department has the following units:

  • Coastal Unit – Southern Sweden
  • Coastal Unit – Northern Sweden
  • Coastal Unit – Central Sweden
  • Diving Unit
  • Coast Guard Flight Command Unit
  • Command and Control Unit
  • Criminal Investigations Unit
  • Operational Planning Unit
  • Operational Support Unit


Johan Norrman

Head of Operations

Switchboard: +46 776-70 70 00