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VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICE HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TEXAS

Vision

Forward Looking, Focused on Prevention

Mission

VTS Houston/Galveston exists to increase the security, good order and predictability of marine traffic within the Vessel Traffic Service Area.

VTS accomplishes its mission by providing accurate, relevant and timely information to mariners, port authorities, facility operators, local, state, and federal agencies.  Our services also enable waterway managers, mariners and advisory groups to better understand the processes at work in the waterway system and to improve those processes.

Services

VTS Houston/Galveston provides::