Harbour Master

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Tasks

The harbour master is the top authority in a seaport. He/She oversees the daily operations of a port. His/Her duties are to:

• direct and coordinate activities of harbour police force
• issue general instructions and outline of departmental policies
• authorise or approve departmental expenditures, personnel actions, and department's participation
• prepare periodic activity reports and annual budget
• direct rescue operations from patrol launch after major disaster

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