Port of Sabetta’s new VTS is in test operation
The tests phase of operation of the Port of Sabetta’s new Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) started December 25, 2017, FSUE Rosmorport said.
The Port of Sabetta’s VTS will provide information service, monitoring, organization of vessel movements, navigational safety within the boundaries of the seaport basin Section No. 1, which includes anchorage for vessels, access channel and the internal basin of the seaport.
After completion of the test operation phase, the Port’s onshore VTS will undergo survey for compliance certification with national and international requirements. The VTS will be operated by the Rosmorport’s Arkhangelsk branch.
The construction of navigational safety system facilities, including coast radio stations in sea section A1, A2 of GMDSS, NAVTEX coastal station, GNSS GLONASS / GPS station and Sabetta VTS is carried out within the project of seaport facilities near the settlement of Sabetta on the Yamal peninsula.