Allied Maritime Command

Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) is the central command of all NATO maritime forces and the Commander MARCOM is the prime maritime advisor to the Alliance. When directed by the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), it provides the core of the headquarters responsible for the conduct of maritime operations. The command is based at the Northwood Headquarters in northwest London.

Allied Maritime Command
Coat of arms
ActiveCINCEASTLANT: 1952–2004
CC MAR, Northwood: 2004–2010
Allied Maritime Command, Northwood: 2010–2012
MARCOM: 2012–present
Allegiance North Atlantic Treaty Organization
LocationNorthwood, United Kingdom
Commanders
CommanderVice Admiral Keith Blount, RN
Deputy CommanderVice Admiral Didier Piaton, French Navy
Locations of NATO's two strategic commands—Allied Command Transformation (ACT; yellow marks) and Allied Command Operations (ACO; red marks)—the latter of which has Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) as its headquarters. The subordinate centres of ACT and subordinate commands and joint force commands of ACO are also shown.