Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) Local Port Services

Course also known as:VTS LPS

Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) Local Port Services is designed for small and medium sized ports throughout the world that experience low or moderate shipping volumes and that do not require a full Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) System.

Who should participate?

This course is designed for those ports and others in which some or all communications staff responsible for ship/shore communications do not require full Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) certification, but still require a basic ship/shore communications training program in order to carry out delegated safety and commercial mandates of the Harbour Master.

Course Prerequisites

A basic knowledge of ports and shipping would benefit the participant. Participants will be required to obtain a nationally endorsed Restricted Radio Operator Certificate either before or following course completion.


An AMC Certificate will be issued to participants who successfully complete the course.

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Course available on demand

    This course is available on demand, delivered at various locations. To express interest, please contact us.

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