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Operation Outline of VTS

Operation Status

Objectives
  • Advanced prevention of marine accidents and contribution to effective operation of a port by vessel traffic security
  • Location
    - Location and Scale: #3, Jonghwa-dong, Yeosu/ 3 level total floor area: 1,321.54㎡
    - Completion day: Jul.25, 2007
Operating system
  • Introduction and Operation of VTS: Apr. 8, 1996.
  • Work system: 3 teams, 2-shift a day
VTS area
  • Within the limit of Yeosu and Gwangyang port, basin, VTS special water area, passage to traffic separation zone
Functions and Roles
  • Checking conditions of entering & departing vessels and management of navigation
  • Providing vessel schedule and marine meteorology information
  • Designation of basin (Yeosu Port and Gwangyang Port, basin out of harbor limit)
  • Checking, Supporting and controlling for vessel navigation security
  • Strengthening control of unsafe sea route for the safety of navigating vessels
  • Managing distress, emergency, safety trafficand swift treatment of marine accidents
  • Sending a marine patrol vessel in emergency cases
Expected Effects
  • Advanced prevention of marine accidents – Securing vessel traffic safety
  • Increasing port facility turnover ratio and saving time to bring a shipSaving logistics cost
Facility Equipment Status

(Jan. 2013)

Facility Equipment Status
equipment name Number of equipment Installation location use
RADAR 5 Odong-do, Yunchon Song-do, Yu-po, Namhae, Myo-do, Jijin-do Vessel tracking, detection, monitoring
CCTV 6 Odong-do, Jijin-do, Myo-do, Mak-po Relay center, Song-do port, Monitoring Radar blind spot
VHF 10 Operation center, Dolsan, Mak-po Relay center, Yunchon Song-do, Yu-po, Namhae Communication with vessel
VHF-DSC 2 Operation center Individual call, automatic receiving of distress
AIS 4 Mak-po Relay center, Odong-do, Nok-dong, Goheung, Naro-do Automatic identification
SSB 3 Operation center Exclusive fishing boat
VTS Performance

(unit/ number)


VTS Performance
classification 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Vessel Control Service
Route deviation, Collision hazard,Access to a dangerous zone,Speed limit
114,572 164,155 101,620 120,291 135,136
Pilotage service 35,106 33,370 18,818 19,605 20,511
Navigation safety broadcasting 7,611 3,782 14,473 9,964 10,082
Control on vessel 10 12 28 23 14
Management and designation of Basin 19,863 20,744 23,820 22,466 24,616
Status on Joint Control with Navy

(unit/ number)

Status on Joint Control with Navy
classification 2009 2010 2011 2012
Control on regulation-violated vessel
5 6 7 45
map•enlightenment 1,090 4,721 4,688 4,959
Security information 1,176 591 261 877
Number of time a marine patrol vessel is dispatched 73 35 32 90