Vessel Traffic Management System

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VTMS (Vessel Traffic Management System)

Vessel traffic management system is the Vessel control and management system usually under the authority of the harbormaster, comprising equipment (such as radars,tracking software, and radio communications), personnel (traffic operators), and regulations.

What is VTMS(Vessel Traffic Management System)?

Vessel traffic management system is the Vessel control and management system usually under the authority of the harbormaster, comprising equipment (such as radars,tracking software, and radio communications), personnel (traffic operators), and regulations. Most larger maritime ports have relatively advanced vessel traffic management systems for maritime safety, protection of the environment, and coordination of marine services.

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