MGN 401 (M+F) vessel traffic services and local port services in the UK

Provides guidance on the role of 'vessel traffic services' (VTS) in the UK and advice to harbour authorities on how to set such services up.


MGN 401 (M+F) Navigation: Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) and Local Port Services (LPS) in the United Kingdom

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Notice to:

  • all port and vessel traffic services (VTS) authorities
  • VTS personnel
  • masters and deck officers of merchant vessels
  • skippers and watch keepers of fishing and recreational craft
Published 28 September 2009