ISSN 2083-6473
ISSN 2083-6481 (electronic version)




Associate Editor
Tomasz Neumann

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TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
3, John Paul II Avenue
81-345 Gdynia, POLAND
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The Need for VTS in the 21st Century - A Personal Perspective
1 VTSO, Marine Operations Centre, Aberdeen Harbour, Scotland, UK
ABSTRACT: This article is a personal view on why the need for port and coastal VTS services are needed around the world and in places where the need was never perceived before. From a professional formers mariners perspective the growth of VTS exactly mirrors the reduction in the standards of marine officer and the resulting reduction in the regard for the profession as a whole.
IALA Vessel Traffic Services Manual. Edition 5. International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities, Saint Germain en Laye, 2012.
Citation note:
Standerline B.: The Need for VTS in the 21st Century - A Personal Perspective. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 8, No. 3, doi:10.12716/1001.08.03.19, pp. 467-469, 2014

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