M239-22 Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd – VTS Provider
The Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd (TasPorts) has been authorised as a VTS Provider in accordance with the provisions of Marine Order 64 (Vessel Traffic Services) 2022, by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).
The purpose of VTS is to contribute to the safety of life at sea, improve the safety and efficiency of navigation and support the protection of the environment within a VTS area by mitigating the development of unsafe situations through:
- Providing timely and relevant information on factors that may influence ship movements and assist onboard decision-making.
- Monitoring and managing ship traffic to ensure the safety and efficiency of ship movements.
- Responding to developing unsafe situations.
Further information on TasPorts VTS services can be found at the following link: