The means at the Service’s disposal for maritime surveillance, search, rescue and protection of Galician waters include:

  1. Air:
    • Pesca 1 helicopter, based in Vigo
    • Pesca 2 helicopter, based in Celeiro

    In total, the air service has 18 pilots, 9 crane operators, 9 rescue workers, 10 maintenance specialists and 1 supporting personnel.

  2. Galician coast patrol:
    • Sebastián de Ocampo
    • IP 700 "Paio Gómez Chariño"
    • Irmáns García Nodal
    • Valentín Paz Andrade

    Based throughout the operational units: 19 boats. The Service also has the boat Ría de Vigo available, contracted along with EMSA to control pollution.

  3. Land:
    • 60 vehicles
    • 3 trucks

"Saving lives since 1990".

About us

Galicia’s Coast Guard Service is the organisation in charge of sea surveillance, searching, rescue and protection operations in Galician waters. It is a sub-office of the Xunta de Galicia’s Consellería do Mar.


  • DirecciónSar, 75 - 15703
    Santiago de Compostela
    (A Coruña)
  • teléfono981 544 070
  • emailpesca.sala.operacions [at] (pesca[dot]sala[dot]operacions[at]xunta[dot]gal)

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