Contact the Canadian Coast Guard: Marine Communications and Traffic Services

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Halifax, NS

Call sign: VCS

Marine Mobile Service Identity number: 003160016

Operations

Officer-in-Charge

Telephone: 902-426-9738 

Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge: MCTS Operations
Halifax MCTS Centre
10 Hudson Way
Dartmouth NS  B2Y 2Z8

Areas under the Eastern Canada Vessel Traffic Services Zone Regulations (ECAREG)


Iqaluit, NU (Operating May to December)

Call sign: VFF

Telex: 063-15529 NORDREG CDA

Marine Mobile Service Identity number: 003160023

Officer-in-Charge

Telephone: 867-979-5260 

Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge: MCTS Operations
Iqaluit MCTS Centre / NORDREG
PO Box 189
Iqaluit NU  X0A 0H0

Navigational warnings

NORDREG


Labrador (Goose Bay), NL

Call sign: VOK

Marine Mobile Service Identity number: 003160022

Operations

Casualty pollution desk

Officer-in-Charge

Telephone: 709-896-5817 

Canadian Coast Guard 
Officer-in-Charge: MCTS Operations
Labrador MCTS Centre
PO Box 720, Station C
Goose Bay NL  A0P 1C0


Les Escoumins, QC

Call sign: VCF

Marine Mobile Service Identity number: 003160026

Operations

  • Telephone: 418-233-2194 

Areas under the Eastern Canada Vessel Traffic Services Zone Regulations (ECAREG)

Officer-in-Charge

Telephone: 418-233-2854 

Fax: 418-233-2017

Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge: MCTS Operations
Les Escoumins MCTS Centre
35 Otis St
Les Escoumins QC  G0T 1K0


Placentia, NL

Call sign: VCP

Marine Mobile Service Identity number: 003160019

Operations

Officer-in-Charge

Telephone: 709-227-5731 

Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge: MCTS Operations
Placentia MCTS Centre
PO Box 389
Placentia NL  A0B 2Y0


Port aux Basques, NL

Call sign: VOJ

Marine Mobile Service Identity number: 003160018

Operations

Navigational warnings

Officer-in-Charge

Telephone: 709-695-2133 

Canadian Coast Guard 
Officer-in-Charge: MCTS Operations 
Port aux Basque MCTS Centre
PO Box 99
Port aux Basques NL  A0M 1C0


Prescott, ON

Call sign: VBR

Marine Mobile Service Identity number: 003160029

Operations

Navigational warnings

Areas under the Northern Canada Vessel Traffic Services Zone Regulations (NORDREG)

Officer-in-Charge

Telephone: 613-925-0618 

Canadian Coast Guard 
Officer-in-Charge: MCTS Operations 
Prescott MCTS Centre 
PO Box 1000
401 King St W
Prescott ON  K0E 1T0

NAVAREA XVII and XVIII


Prince Rupert, BC

Call sign: VAJ

Marine Mobile Service Identity number: 003160013

Operations

Navigational warnings

Email: NAVWARN.MCTSPrinceRupert@innav.gc.ca

Continuous marine broadcast

  • Telephone: 250-339-0748 (south)
  • Telephone: 250-974-5305 (north)

Officer-in-Charge

Telephone: 250-627-3077 

Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge: MCTS Operations
Prince Rupert MCTS Centre
Bag 4444
Prince Rupert BC  V8J 4K2

Vessel traffic services offshore

  • Telephone: 250-627-3081
  • Fax: 250-624-9075

Québec, QC

Call sign: VCC

Marine Mobile Service Identity number: 003160027

Operations

Alerting and warning network

  • Telephone: 418-648-4366 
  • Toll-free: 1-800-363-4735

Officer-in-Charge

Telephone: 418-648-7459

Canadian Coast Guard
MCTS Operations Officer
101 Champlain Blvd
Québec QC  G1K 7Y7


Sarnia, ON

Call sign: VBE

Marine Mobile Service Identity number: 003160030

Operations

Officer-in-Charge

Telephone: 519-337-6572 

Canadian Coast Guard 
Officer-in-Charge: MCTS Operations 
Sarnia MCTS Centre 
PO Box 2778 
Sarnia ON  N7T 7W1


Sydney, NS

Call sign: VCO

Marine Mobile Service Identity number: 003160017

Operations

Navigational warnings

Officer-in-Charge

Telephone: 902-564-7752 

Canadian Coast Guard 
Officer-in-Charge: MCTS Operations 
Sydney MCTS Centre
1190 Westmount Rd
Sydney NS  B1R 2J6


Victoria, BC

Call sign: VAK

Marine Mobile Service Identity number: 003160011

Operations

Continuous marine broadcast

  • Telephone: 250-363-6880 (Mount Helmcken)
  • Telephone: 250-363-6492 (Bowen Island/Mount Parke)
  • Telephone: 604-666-3655 (Bowen Island/Mount Parke)

Officer-in-Charge

Telephone: 250-363-6818 

Canadian Coast Guard 
Officer-in-Charge: MCTS Operations 
Victoria MCTS Centre 
Institute of Ocean Sciences 
9860 West Saanich Rd 
PO Box 6000 
Sidney BC  V8L 4B2

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