Netherlands Coastguard

The Netherlands Coastguard (Dutch: Nederlandse Kustwacht) is a national organisation responsible for services along the Netherlands' coast line (mainly search and rescue).

Visarend of the Nederlandse Kustwacht entering The Scheveningen Port
Bell 412 Search and Rescue helicopter
Netherlands Coastguard Dornier Do 228 arrives for the Royal International Air Tattoo, England, (2014)

The Netherlands Coastguard Service carries out duties for seven governmental ministries.[1] The Royal Netherlands Navy has operational command of the Netherlands Coastguard Service.[1]

See also


  1. 1 2 Coastguard (Netherlands Coastguard Service) webpage. Ministry of Defence official website (Royal Netherlands Navy section). Retrieved 2010-09-10.

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