Vessels need to use the appropriate VHF channels when reporting to the relevant shore stations.


The communication channels listed here are for:
  • MPA and other agencies;
  • Pilotage, tug and waterboat services

Oil terminals 

All vessels should use the appropriate VHF channels when reporting to the relevant shore stations.

Communication channels for MPA and other agencies

VHF Channels for navigational reporting

Stations

Channel

Frequency (MHZ)

Usage

VTIS East

10

156.500

1.       Reporting confirmation of arrival by vessels when abeam of:

  • Horsburgh,
  • Karang Galang Light,
  • and Eastern Buoy 

2.       Reporting and listening by vessels in Sector 9, STRAITREP operational area(area between Long. 104°02.1'E and 104°23.0'E).

3.       Providing traffic information in Singapore Strait.

VTIS Central

14

156.700

1.       Reporting and listening by vessels in Sector 8, STRAITREP operational area  (area between Long. 103°44.5'E and 104°02.1'E).

2.       Providing traffic information in Singapore Strait.

VTIS West

73

156.675

1.       Reporting confirmation of arrival by vessels when abeam:

  • Pulau Iyu Kechil
  • Pulau Jangkat Beacon

2.       Reporting and listening by vessels in Sector 7, STRAITREP operational area (area  between the line joining Tg Piai and Pulau Karimun Kecil and Long. 103°44.5'E).

3.       Providing traffic information in Singapore Strait.

East Control

12

156.600 

1.       Reporting by vessels moving in the port area east of Long 103°51.2'E. All vessels within this area should maintain a listening watch on this channel.

2.       Requesting clearance by vessels before moving into the East Sector.

3.       Reporting arrival and anchored positions by vessels in East Sector.

4.       Providing port traffic information.

Keppel Control

18

156.900161.500

1.       Requesting for clearance by vessels to enter, move within, or leave Keppel Sector.

CruiseBay

Control

05

156.250160.850

1.       Requesting for clearance by vessels to enter, move within, or leave Cruise Bay Sector.

Cyrene Control

25

157.250161.850

1.       Requesting for clearance by vessels before moving into the East and West Jurong Sector.

2.       Reporting arrival and anchored position by vessels in East and West Jurong Strait Sector.

Sinki Control

68

156.425

1.       Reporting by vessels when underway in the Sinki Sector. All vessels within this area should maintain a listening watch on this channel.

Jurong Control

22

157.100161.700

1.       Requesting for clearance by vessels before moving within West Jurong and West Johor Sectors.

2.       Reporting arrival and anchored position by vessels in West Jurong and West Johor Strait Sectors.

West Control

68

156.425

1.       Reporting by vessels when underway in the port area west of Long 103°51.2'E. All vessels within this area should maintain a listening watch on this channel.

2.       Providing port traffic information.

Sembawang Control

21

157.050161.650

1.       Requesting for clearance by vessels before moving within the East Johor Strait Sector.

2.       Reporting arrival and anchored position by vessels in the East Johor Strait Sector.

 VHF channels for safety and emergencies

Stations

Channel

Frequency (MHZ)

Usage

Singapore Port Operations Control

1609

156.800156.450

1.       Communicating distress, urgency and safety matters.

2.       Broadcasting maritime safety information such as navigational and meteorological warnings and other urgent safety related messages.

Port Safety Marine

07

156.350160.950

1.       Co-ordinating marine emergencies by MPA.

Police Coast Guard

07

156.350160.950

1.       Requesting for assistance from Police Coast Guard.

Hydrographic Department

13

156.650

1.       Navigation aids and Hydrographic survey activities.

Maritime Security

26

157.300161.900

1.       Security matters.

VHF channels for immigration/port health clearance

Stations

Channel

Frequency (MHZ)

Usage

Port Health/ Immigration

74

156.700

1.       Requesting for Port Health or Immigration clearance.

                   Communication channels for pilotage, towage and waterboats services

VHF channels for pilotage, tug and waterboats services

Stations

Channel

Frequency (MHZ)

Usage

Singapore Pilots

20

157.000161.600

1.       Requesting for pilotage service and pilotage information.

Tug Deployment/ Waterboats

61

156.075160.675

1.       Requesting for tug service, and supply of water to vessels at anchor.

 VHF channels for oil terminals

Stations

Channel

Frequency (MHZ)

Usage

Bukom Operations

19

156.950161.550

1.       Requesting for information for vessels berthing/unberthing at Pulau Bukom and Shell SBM.

Pulau Ayer Chawan Operations

05

156.250160.850

1.       Requesting for information for vessels berthing/unberthing at Pulau Ayer Chawan and VLCC berths.

Singapore  Refinery Centre

05

156.250         160.850

1.       Requesting for information for vessels berthing/unberthing at Pulau Merlimau.


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