U.S. COAST GUARD VESSEL TRAFFIC SYSTEMS. A STATUS REPORT
This paper presents the objectives of a Vessel Traffic System as now envisioned by the U.S. Coast Guard, with special emphasis on the importance of a good communication network. The current status of active Vessel Traffic System development is reviewed, followed by a look into the future plans of the Coast Guard. The last part of the paper is concerned with communications difficulties - both known and suspected.
- Presented at the April 24-26th 1972 New Orleans RTCM Assembly Meeting. Volume 1-Papers AA and A thru F-Marine Traffic Systems, Volume 2-Papers G thru L-Safe Ship Operations, Volume 3-Papers M thru Q-Maritime Satellite Systems, Volume 4-Papers R thru Z-Trends in Maritime Communications. SOLD ONLY AS A COMPLETE FOUR VOLUME SET $10.00 PER SET.
Radio Technical Commission for Marine ServicesP.O. Box 19087
Washington, DC United States 20036
- Benkert, W M
- Hill, R C
- Publication Date: 1972-4-24
- TRT Terms: Bridges (Ships); Communication; Communication systems; Crash avoidance systems; Harbors; Radar; Radio; Very high frequency; Vessel traffic control
- Old TRIS Terms: Bridge to bridge communications; Harbor advisory radar; Vhf communications
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Operations and Traffic Management; Terminals and Facilities;
- Accession Number: 00033701
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Radio Technical Commission for Marine Services
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Sep 15 1972 12:00AM