From 20 Maritime Rescue Centers -19 Rescue Coordination Centres on the coast and the National Rescue Coordination Center in human and material resources Madrid- coordinated to respond to emergencies at sea.
The functions of these centers are:
• The rescue of human life at sea.
• The prevention and control of marine pollution.
• Monitoring and control of maritime traffic.
• The support and information to both the Maritime Administration , as other administrations and institutions.