Marine 020/09

Status: Closed
Recommendation Date: 
21 May 2009
Recipient Name: 
Date Closed: 
1 December 2017
Through the approval process for New Zealand port and harbour safety management systems, encourage port companies and administrations responsible for navigational safety in ports with a high or complex traffic flow to consider establishing vessel traffic management services to one of 3 levels contained in IMO resolution A.857(20)
Reply Text:
Maritime NZ accepts this recommendation and will ensure that a copy of this report is sent to regional councils and port companies at all ports where there is compulsory pilotage for their consideration; and will promote the establishment of appropriate levels of VTS at all such ports.
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