MSN 1796 Amendment 3: Designation of Vessel Traffic Services

Designates UK VTS for the purpose of requiring compliance by shipping with regulations 6 and 7 of the Merchant Shipping Regulations 2004


Vessel Traffic Services - Designation of Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) Centres in the United Kingdom MSN 1796 (M+F)

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Notice to all:

  • shipowners
  • port and VTS authorities
  • VTS operators
  • masters and deck officers of merchant vessels and skippers
  • watchkeepers of fishing and recreational vessels

This Notice revokes MSN 1796 (M+F), MSN 1796 (M+F) Amendment 1and MSN 1796 (M+F) Amendment 2.

This notice should be read with the Merchant Shipping (Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Reporting Requirements) Regulations 2004 (as amended) and Marine Guidance Note (MGN) 401: Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) and Local Port Services (LPS) in the United Kingdom (as amended)

Published 10 November 2016
Last updated 19 June 2017 + show all updates
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