An effective vessel traffic service (VTS) improves the safety and efficiency of navigation, supports safety of life at sea and helps to protect the marine environment from possible adverse effects of maritime traffic. But what exactly is VTS? As part of the NEMO° micro-learning Essentials courses, this short module introduces you to what VTS is and does, and why you should care! If you are a seafarer, new to VTS, have a boat that operates in a port environment or are just curious as to what VTS is, this course is for you! VTS – a partner in the passage!
This free course will cover all of the essentials you need to know about Vessel Traffic Services (VTS). Throughout the course you will learn what VTS is, the purpose of VTS and communication methods through text, visuals, and quizzes.
Upon completion of the course you will receive a NEMO° Course Completion Badge.