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Torres Strait maps

Two way route in Torres Strait and the Torres Strait particularly sensitive sea area (PSSA).

The International Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Committee adopted a two-way route in the Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait in 2014. This important measure was take to protect the environmentally sensitive waters of the region.

This ship routeing measure aims to reduce the risk of collisions and groundings by encouraging ships to follow well defined lanes.

Two way route in Torres Strait

Torres Strait particularly sensitive sea area

Last updated: 

Monday 13 November 2017