The Global Maritime Community of Interest (GMCOI)
|“||includes, among other interests, the federal, state, and local departments and agencies with responsibilities in the Maritime Domain. Because certain risks and interests are common to government, business, and citizens, the community also includes public, private, and commercial stakeholders, as well as foreign governments and international stakeholders. The maritime intelligence enterprise is a loose federation of departments, agencies and organizations with a maritime and/or maritime intelligence focus with operational entities frequently being the source of critical information needed for intelligence analysis.||”|
"In the United States, this GMCOI intelligence enterprise includes the entities within the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Department of State, the Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Justice, Department of Energy, and other U.S. government departments with responsibility for international maritime trade, and foreign security and intelligence services."