The Canadian Coast Guard Regional Operations Centre (ROC), Pacific Region, is located at the CCG Base at 25 Huron Street in Victoria. The staff at the ROC facilitate the overall scheduling & co-ordination of the Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region Fleet, to ensure of the best use of the available resources for regular program delivery, as well as during "emergency situations". The fleet includes 7 ships, 7 cutters, 6 helicopters, 1 airplane and 10 Coast Guard station boats working various locations along the West Coast of British Columbia. A list of the ships and their main program and areas of operation can be found at CCG Pacific Fleet.
The ROC maintains different systems to allow for proper scheduling & tracking of ships' activities and to ensure assigned tasks are completed. The mandate of the ROC is met by 5 separate functions, namely:
The ROC also serves as an information source for staff within the Pacific Region, as well as Headquarters, and the general public. The requests are forwarded to the appropriate branch of Fisheries and Oceans Canada or external department.
The Regional Operations Centre hours are from 0700 - 1830 7 days per week. At least one operations officer is on duty during this time. After hours all telephone calls are forwarded to the Marine Information Centre located at the Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centre in Vancouver, providing a 24 hour coverage.
Canadian Coast Guard - Pacific Region
Regional Operations Centre
25 Huron Street
Fax Number: 250-413-2810
To Request a copy of the "Fleet Familiarization Manual" or to Request a copy of the "Guide for Chief Scientists", please email the ROC.