Participating Vessel

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Vessels navigating in an area where vessel traffic services are provided should make use of these services.

Depending upon governing rules and regulations, participation in a VTS may be either voluntary or mandatory.

Vessels should be allowed to use a VTS where mandatory participation is not required.


Source: IALA Guideline 1068 (2009)

(VTS33/output/8 refers)

Vessel Traffic Services

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM