Rules Of Communication


Information obtained or supplied by VTS operators should be used by the master of the vessel concerned to help improve navigational safety. The information does not override the prevailing regulations and may not be used as a reason for disregarding them or, refraining from any measures that are consistent with good seamanship.

The responsibility for safe navigation always remains with the vessel master.

Only communication related to safe navigation is allowed on the VTS channels. If necessary, the VTS operator will intervene in the event of excessive communication to keep channels clear.

Communication language to be used in the Port of Aqaba VTS area is English.

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