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MALTA - THE USE OF VHF RADIO COMMUNICATION AND AIS FOR COLLISION AVOIDANCE

Jun. 12 2020

THE USE OF VHF RADIO COMMUNICATION AND AIS FOR COLLISION AVOIDANCE

The Merchant Shipping Directorate of Malta draws the attention of all concerned to the Marine Safety Investigation Report No. 07/2020, highlighting the potential safety risks involved in VHF radio communication between vessels and reliance on AIS information, for the purpose of collision avoidance.

The Information Notice 34 dated 08 June 2020 is attached for further information.