Ise Wan Vessel Traffic Service Center was established to ensure safe navigation for vessels on and around the Irago Suido Traffic Route.
In order to secure safe navigation for vessels through and around Irago
Suido Traffic Route.
Ise Wan Vessel Traffic Service Center provides following information through various media such as regular, emergency broadcasting, Internet, and telephone.
Ise Wan Vessel Traffic Service Center provides Individual Information
to a vessel as demanded, including the present position of the vessel and
movement of other vessels in relation to your vessel. This service in principle
is available for those vessels within the radar service area of the Center,
in radius of 20 km from the Ise Wan Vessel Traffic Service Center.
Movement of huge vessels within Irago Suido Traffic Route are indicated on the electrical signal board.
A. Information Signals
B. Control Signals
Irago Suido Traffic Route is a narrow path with the width of 1,200m and
the length of 3,900m. It is located between Asahi-Sho (reef) to the east
and Maruyama-Dashi and Kozukami-Sho (reef) to the west. The Route is a
gateway to the ports of Nagoya,Yokkaichi, Kinuura and other ports of Central
Japan Economic Zone. The traffic along the route is busy every day, with
cargo vessels, fishing boats, pleasure boats and other various vessels
constantly going in and out.
Huge vessels: Vessels of 200m or more in length
(1)Notification of traffic routes
Any huge vessels shown in the following table need notify the Director of Ise Wan Vessel Traffic Service Center in advance about their entrance to Irago Suido Traffic Route in the following manner.
Note: Vessels indicating a circle (◎) shall have a legal obligation of making the notification.
①In writing (personal delivery, post mail, or Fax)
Using radar in order to make the sea traffic information as accurate as possible, all the vessels length of 50m or more (except a vessels which is equipped with AIS and is transmiting accurate infomation by AIS), Vessels towing or pushing 100m in the over all length (except a vessels which is equipped with AIS and is transmiting accurate infomation by AIS) need notify the Center when they initially reach the position reporting line.
All the vessels are required to make a notice to the Center when entering into the route ahead of or behind the scheduled time that initially notified to the Center by 5 minutes or more.
(1)All the vessels length of 50m or more should keep on line with the Center via VHF radio-telephone (CH16) while navigating through the radar service area of the Ise Wan Vessel Traffic Service Center.
(2)All the vessels with VHF radiotelephone system should closely monitor
the CH 16 while navigating through the Ise Wan Vessel Traffic Service
Center's radar service area, as Center may transmit important traffic information.
Ise Wan Vessel Traffic Service Center has the operation desk which enables to display the status of operation and motion of radar system and VHF transmitter etc. In addition, Ise Wan Vessel Traffic Service Center utilizes various media for transmitting and collection of information, such as medium and short wave transmitter, VHF radiotelephone, information signal board, control signal board, and public lines.
Radar images are processed, digitized and displayed onto the screen. Direction and speed of the target vessel is computed, classified by size and identified using codes.