Boats and Watercraft

What is a traffic separation scheme?

Answer

Wiki User
09/30/2012

The basic answer is, it is a "highway" marked on a nautical chart, it provides mariners in highly congested area's a set of specific "lanes of traffic" and is usually managed by Vessel Traffic Service or VTS (It's function is very similar to air traffic controllers)

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