|Operations Room / MRCC|
PMSA’s area of responsibility extends from coastline to seaward and covers all maritime zones of Pakistan. These include:
|a||Territorial waters||12 NM|
|b||Contiguous zone||24 NM|
|c||Exclusive Economic Zone||200 NM|
|d||Extended Continental shelf||350 NM|
This area is roughly 290,000 Sq Km. In addition to this, PMSA is also responsible for Search and Rescue in a large area assigned by International Maritime Organization (IMO). This area extends up to 840 NM from the coast.