Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS)


In tune with the latest practices in ports world-wide, Mormugao Port has commissioned state of the art, all weather, Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS) to provide a highly sophisticated computerized radar & AIS system for vessel traffic control and safety in the navigational channel and other areas of port waters


Pilotage is compulsory for inward and outward movement of ships and movement between berths and mooring within the harbour. Pilotage service is provided round-the-clock with prior advise to the Harbour Master through agents. During monsoon season, pilotage is restricted to day light hours only.


  • Two VST Fire Fighting Tugs of 45 T Bollard pull

  • One Tug of 50 T Bollard pull


  • Three Launches for line handling, pilotage, survey, etc.

  • Two Self propelled water barges.

  • One Dumb barge capable of handling mooring and channel buoys, supplying 100 tonnes fresh water and receiving 50 cu.m.slops.

  • One security launch for patrolling.


Signal station situated on the north-west of the Mormugao Headland functions round-the-clock with telephone service and VHF channel 16, 14, 12, 11 & 10 having the call sign “GOA PORT”.

Telefax n0: 0832 2520184,
Mobile Phone no: (91) 9822101853