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Kang, Hee-rak Korea Coast Guard will guarantee the maritime security to meet the demands of North-East Asia era

Greetings from the Commissioner General, Lee Gil-Beom "Welcome to visit the Korea Coast Guard Website".

The Korea Coast Guard is carrying out a variety of missions and operations for the people to safely enjoy marine activities. These valuable commitments include protecting maritime sovereignty, ensuring maritime security, managing disasters and safety and preventing maritime pollution in addition to protecting sovereignty over Dokdo, responding to maritime terrorism and supporting national security.

The ocean in the 21st century is getting emphasized as a treasury of natural resources and a growth engine for the nation. And nations around the world have entered into the hyper-competition to take the initiative for those marine resources.

Under the situation, the Korea Coast Guard is devoting itself with full force to protecting maritime sovereignty, ensuring maritime safety and security and preserving the marine environment.

On top of that, it makes every effort to provide comprehensive maritime security services with high quality by catering to the increasing needs of maritime security and actively responding to a rapidly changing international marine environment.

In line with the knowledge-based information society, we manage this website to enhance our operational efficiency and rapidly deal with various civil affairs.

The website is a venue for us to listen to your voices. Your valuable opinions will be appreciated. And we look forward to your active support and participation.

Thank you.

March 9,2009
Commissioner General Lee Gil-Beom