Palau's Division of Marine Law Enforcement patrols the nation's 600,000 square kilometers (230,000 square miles) exclusive economic zone. They operate two long range patrol boats to hunt for poachers and unlicensed fishermen. Smaller boats are used for littoral operations.
The Palau Bureau of Public Division of Marine Law Enforcement (DMLE) is responsible for marine surveillance, maritime law enforcement, search and rescue in Palau’s territorial waters and its 200 nm exclusive economic zone (EEZ). The DMLE operates the PPS Kedam and the PSS Remeliik II for use in maritime surveillance and fisheries control over Palau's EEZ. The DMLE also operate three smaller 15-meter inshore patrol vessels, the Euatel, Kabekl M’tal and Bul, used for surveillance of inshore and territorial waters.
The PSS Remeliik II was donated and is maintained by Australia, who also provide training for the crew. The other four vessels were donated by The Nippon Foundation and The Sasakawa Peace Foundation. In addition, DMLE have a search and rescue Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat (RHIB) and a twin 85 hp boat. They are used only for inshore operations.