Director of Marine Rescue Co-ordination Centre (MRCC)/ Centre for the Fisheries surveillance for the French Atlantic EEZ
The Centre is working 24h/24- 365 days/year and has two main functions :

*  Centre for the Fisheries Surveillance for the French Atlantic EEZ :
             - co-ordination of the surveillance facilities :
             - Maritime Affairs ;
             - Customs ;
             - Navy ;
             - Maritime Police
             - co-ordination of the operations with the :
             - British ;
             - Irish ;
             - Spanish
Participation to the expert group with DG XIV in Brussels for the questions related to surveillance and control of the fisheries. Responsabilities assumed during tne uneasy period of the adhesion of Spain and Portugal to the EEC. Implementation of the base list of Spanish vessels. Reinforcement of the control operations onboard. Co-ordination of boarding and rerouting to French portsd. In charge of the resolution of the Franco-Spanish conflict.

*  MRCC- Marine Rescue Co-ordinatioin Center for the French Atlantic zone Responsible for  Search And Rescue (SAR) operations