MSU Morgan City

VTS Berwick Bay

To enhance navigation and vessel safety, and to protect the environment,  a VTS may issue advisories or respond to vessel requests for information in reported conditions within the VTS area, such as:

  • Hazardous conditions or circumstances;
  • Vessel congestion;
  • Traffic density;
  • Environmental conditions;
  • Aids to navigation status;
  • Anticipated vessel encounters;
  • Another vessel's name, type, position, hazardous vessel operating conditions (if applicable), and intended navigational movements, as reported;
  • Temporary Measures in effect;
  • Description of local harbor operations and conditions, such as ferry routes, dredging, etc.;
  • Anchorage availability;
  • Other information or circumstances