Maritime Services Division

Maritime Services Division (MSD) acts primarily as the support services unit for the delivery of maritime safety and regulatory functions, marine emergency response and pollution prevention measures. In this role, it assists and advises the Irish Coast Guard and the Marine Survey Office and is responsible for the operation of the Mercantile Marine Office. It also has a corporate governance role for the Commissioners of Irish Lights. MSD is tasked with the implementation of IT development across the IMA to enhance efficiency and effectiveness, address service gaps and offer an up-to-date and efficient service to the public and industry.