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Participation in the SOUNDREP Ship Reporting System is mandatory for all vessels above 300 GT transiting through the SOUNDREP operational area or proceeding to or from ports and anchorages in The Sound.

Vessels can fulfil most of the reporting procedures by using non-verbal means such as an e-mail report or the online reporting form prior to entering. However vessels must establish contact on VHF when entering the area.

The following categories of vessels are exempt from the Reporting System, but are encouraged to participate: Warships, Naval Auxiliaries or Vessels owned by a contracting government and used only in government non-commercial service.

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  • Sector 1 (Northerly) VHF Ch 73

  • Sector 2 (Southerly) VHF Ch 71



+46 771 63 06 00




Postal address

Sjöfartsverket, Sound VTS

Hans Michelsensgatan 9

211 20 Malmö




Swedish Maritime Administration

Marco Svantesson

+46 10 478 47 96

Admiral Danish Fleet

Per Baek Hansen

+45 22 91 06 29

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The mandatory ship reporting system SOUNDREP is operated by Sound VTS and provides information service to shipping about specific and urgent situations as well as other information concerning safety of navigation (weather, current, water level, visibility, ice or other hazards). Information of general interest will be broadcasted.