Icelandic Maritime Administration
The Minister of Transport and Communications is responsible for centrally administrating maritime, harbour and lighthouse affairs, except where otherwise provided for in a different law.
The Minister of Transport and Communications shall, upon receipt of a report from the Maritime Council, appoint a Director General of the Icelandic Maritime Administration, for a period of five years at a time. The Director General employs other personnel to the Administration....[ more ]
The task of implementing the IMO formulated regulations to enhance ship and port security was commenced in Iceland in June 2003 when the Ministry of Transport and Communications established a committee consisting of members from government administrations and the port and shipping industries.
The committee's main task was to plan and coordinate the responsibilities and activities of various governmental and non-governmental bodies involved in the development of the new port and ship security system. [ more ]
Regulation on the Delimitation of Shipping Routes, Areas to be Avoided and Mandatory Reporting of Ships off the Southwest Coast of Iceland