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Watchkeeping standards, including punctuality, handover, general responsibilities on watch and log-keeping.

Technical watchkeeping requirements at a VTS workstation, include standard target tracking routines, VHF/DF monitoring and checks, navigation and operational checks, and equipment performance checks.

Source: IALA Guideline 1045 (2005)

(VTS33/output/8 refers)

Vessel Traffic Services

Very High Frequency (30 MHz to 300 MHz)

VHF Communication Service of the CS

Direction Finder

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