Monica Sundklev is working as a senior adviser at the Swedish Transport Agency with responsibilities to develop, coordinate and regulate various fields of maritime traffic including ship reporting and VTS. She has participated in the IALA VTS Committee since 2003 both in the Training Working Group (WG3) as vice-chair as well as in the Operations Working Group (WG1) as vice-chair and chair before she was elected chair of the VTS Committee in 2018.
|Guideline 1089 Provision of a VTS |
After 36 years in the Royal Navy, Commodore Barry Goldman assumed the role of VTS Manager with the Port of London (2001 – 2012) before his final appointment as Harbour Master for Jersey Harbours (2012 – 2014). He has carried out representational roles for UK Major Ports Group and for the International Harbour Masters’ Association (IHMA) on national, EU and IALA committees and specifically the IALA VTS Committee
|VTS Manual + Guideline G1150 on establishing, planning and implementing VTS|
Neil Trainor is currently employed with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority as Principal Advisor, Vessel Traffic Services. His major areas of responsibility include: Managing AMSA’s role as the competent authority for VTS, including oversight of the associated regulatory framework, the assessment and appointment of VTS Authorities and the accreditation of VTS Training Organisations. It also includes, providing strategic advice to AMSA with regard to meeting its responsibilities as the competent authority for VTS.
|Guideline on Recruitment, Training and Certification of VTS Personnel |
Starting her career as a deck cadet with the Canadian Coast Guard, Jillian served in the CCG both afloat and ashore for 2 decades. Jillian taught VTS and Maritime Communications at the Canadian Coast Guard College for 10 years, where she promoted the concept of standardized VTS training. After working as technical coordination manager for IALA from 2002-2006, she moved to Australia where she continues to promote professional, consistent delivery of VTS. She is currently chairing the review of the review of VTS training through the Personnel and Training working group of the IALA VTS Committee.