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Busan NewPort
This is the Busan NewPort, which is one of the Regional VTS Center’s of the VTS Center 
Introduces and takes a look at the VTS Center of Busan NewPort
Vessels for VTS
Ocean-going vessels
Vessels weighing 300 tons or higher in gross tonnage (coaster fishing vessels excluded)
Vessels loaded with hazardous goods prescribed in Article 2 of the Enforcement Regulations of Sea
  Traffic Safety Act
Towing vessels in case the total length of towing vessels is of 200m or higher
The recognized vessels by the Administrator
VTS Communication Network
Call Channel
Use Tel.
General Phone FAX
Busan NewPort
CH 10 For vessel traffic
control operation
(for communication with
Busan NewPort VTS)
055) 545-0405 055) 545-0406
CH 16 For calls and responses,
shipwrecks, urgent situations,
safety-related matters and
emergency communications
Busan Port Pilot CH 13 For pilot call sign 051) 465-1651 051) 463-1652
VTS area
Refers to the surrounded by the line that sequentially connects each of the following points Morundae(the top), Mokdo, N 34°55′00″ E 128°50′00″, Galsando, Yeondo, Wudo, Jinhae myeongdong
Communication Procedures
All vessels should report to the VTS in case of the following
Estimated-arrival report & Passing report(When passing the reporting line)
① Ship's name and call sign
② Destination, and last port of call
③ Cargo name and quantity
④ Berth of Anchorage destined
Arrival report (When berthing or anchoring)
① Ship's name and call sign
② Berth name and arrival time
Shifting report (When shifting within harbor limit)
① Ship's name and call sign
② Shifting place from where to where
③ finishing time of shifting
Departure report
① Ship's name and call sign
② Departure place or Anchorage name and time
③ Next port of call
"D" buoy Passing report
① Ship's name and call sign
② Next port of call
Points of Note during Navigation
Compulsory obligation to listen to VHF CH. 10
Busan New Port Service Provides navigational warning and information on VHF CH. 10, All vessels in
Busan New Port Service area mustlisten to this channel at all time.
Restriction of departure or entry
Busan New Port Service MAY restrict entering or departing of vessels in
Busan New Port Service area for safety depending on weather of fairway conditions.
VTS Regulation
Busan New Port Service provides navigational traffic information in Busan New Port Service area.
Clearances will be approved or refused according to the information given by vessels, VTS operations,
regulations, advices and clearances do not relieve master's responsibility for the safe navigation of own
Inbound or outbound vessels should use the assigned fairway and observe the related navigational laws
All vessels are recommended to report immediately to Busan New Port Service When the abnormalities of
aids to navigation or the changes of their position are found.
Navigating vessels in the vicinity of "C" buoy are required to keep sharp look out.
All vessels have to change VHF channel when passing "D" buoy.(Busan new port service CH.10/ Masan
port service CH.14)
An advance permission from the Busan new port service center should be taken prior to drop anchor in
the VTS area.
Piloting Point / Anchorage / Moorage
Title Position Vessel
Capacity (G/T)
Area No
Waters Refers to the surrounded by the line that sequentially
connects each of the following points
1. N 35°01′13.1″ E 128°54′21.8″
2. N 35°00′38.0″ E 128°55′07.0″
3. N 35°00′19.1″ E 128°55′12.1″
4. N 34°59′38.2″ E 128°51′27.6″
5. N 35°00′10.4″ E 128°51′18.9″
6. N 35°00′22.1″ E 128°52′28.5″
7. N 35°00′52.6″ E 128°52′20.9″
80,000 × 1
W-1 N 35°00′21.0″ E 128°53′45.0″ 80,000 × 1
W-2 N 35°00′28.5″ E 128°54′33.0″ 30,000 × 1
U-1 N 35°00′00.0″ E 128°51′44.2″ 30,000 × 1
U-2 N 35°00′06.5″ E 128°52′22.0″ 30,000 × 1
U-3 N 35°00′14.0″ E 128°53′01.5″ 30,000 × 1
U-4 N 35°00′42.0″ E 128°52′50.5″ 30,000 × 1
U-5 N 35°00′49.0″ E 128°53′30.5″ 30,000 × 1
U-6 N 35°00′54.0″ E 128°54′10.0″ 30,000 × 1
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