Frequently asked VTS questions
Below are several frequently asked questions about VTS per subject. In case your question is not listed feel free to contact us.
The participants of NNVO themselves recruit the candidates who are then trained by NNVO. Most participants select people with a nautical background. There are continuous vacancies that can be found on the websites of the participants below.
A VTS operator organises the vessel traffic in busy waterways. These include the major rivers and port areas in the Netherlands. VTS operators are in contact with the shipping traffic by means of radar observation and VHF communication and provide for the safe and efficient movement of vessel traffic.
You can also send us a letter. In that case please enclose a copy of the material that needs to be looked at.
3067 GG Rotterdam
Illness, traffic congestion or other issues
If you are ill or if you are late please contact NNVO as soon as possible via telephone number +31104090040.
Please send us your complaints by email. You can use the following email address: , and write ‘Complaint’ in the subject line. We take your complaint seriously.
If you are experiencing bullying, discrimination, sexual harassment or intimidation, you can submit your complaint to the Dutch national education complaints committee, in Dutch: Landelijke Klachtencommissie Onderwijs (LKC). This committee works completely independent of NNVO.
NNVO is located in office building De Ster at Schorpioenstraat 61 in Rotterdam. Our office building is easily accessible by car and by public transport. It is only a few minutes’ walk from NS intercity and subway station Rotterdam Alexander to NNVO. Check the contact page for our location on Google Maps.
Visitors travelling by car have several parking options in the immediate vicinity of De Ster. The cheapest choice is the ParkingYou garage at Watermanweg 120, next to the ING office building, which has a maximum daily rate of 9 euros. From the ParkingYou garage it is a few minutes’ walk to the NNVO building.