Services for Training of Pilots as Alternate Operators of VTS

     FSUE “Rosmorport” on a contract basis provides training of pilots as alternate operators of the vessel traffic services (VTS) covering certain pilotage areas.
     The following branches of the enterprise offer training services for pilots as VTS operator backups:
     Azov Basin Branch (Taganrog Gulf VTS);

     Far Eastern Basin Branch (Vladivostok VTS, Nakhodka VTS);
     North-Western Basin Branch (Saint-Petersburg VTS, Primorsk VTS, Ust-Luga VTS).
     FSUE “Rosmorport” performs the training of pilots as VTS alternate operators in compliance with the requirements of the Statute on marine pilots of the Russian Federation adopted by the Ministry of Transport of Russia order dated 22.07.2008 No. 112 “On approval of the Statute on marine pilots of the Russian Federation”, and state standard R 51874-2002, and in accordance with a model program, or a training program agreed with FSUE “Rosmorport” and approved by the master of a corresponding seaport.
     The training is performed with the use of equipment and under supervision of the VTS centers in the corresponding seaports.
     The VTS personnel involved in the pilots’ training is highly qualified and certified in accordance with the IALA V-103/1 recommendations and the IMO А.857(20) requirements.

     Information on the number of pilots, who underwent training as VTS alternate operators

Year Number of pilots, who underwent training
2011 53
2012 72
2013 102
2014 115
2015 52
2016 85
2017 62
2018 32
     More information on the terms and conditions of services on pilots’ training can be found in the sections of the FSUE “Rosmorport” website dedicated to the services offered by the enterprise branches.