Trackwell offers a state of the art Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) that provides customized solutions and technical support for different needs. The VMS is used by Fisheries Authorities, Coastguards and Navies for Surveillance, Search and Rescue, Resource Management and Fisheries Control.
The system is fully compliant with international fisheries regulations and facilitates exchange of information between authorities, neighboring countries and regional fisheries offices. The Trackwell Vessel Monitoring System handles thousands of vessels every day and has proven to be extremely robust and reliable.
- Extensive Monitoring and Alerting
- Closed zone monitoring where vessel speed is checked for fishing versus cruising speed
- Reception of vessel location according to schedule
- Fishing license and official certificate of seaworthiness
Vessel locations are presented on a state of the art map application, supporting navigational maps on most standard formats. Among many features are; easy to use vessel filtering, creation and handling of user defined maps, geo fence editor, history trails and replay features for detailed analysis of vessel behavior.
The system is fully compatible with protocols and message formats required by the EU, the regional fisheries offices (e.g. NEAFC, NAFO, SEAFO, ICCAT and more) and in bilateral agreements commonly made between countries.
Safety at Sea
Trackwell VMS monitors and alarms exit from / entry into harbors and issues a warning if vessel stops reporting outside of harbor zone.
The system can be set up to accommodate any size of fleet, ranging up to thousands of vessels.
Trackwell has a long and established history in vessel monitoring. The company provides consultancy services and customized solutions in accordance with customer needs.
Trackwell VMS utilizes a wide spectrum of satellite and terrestrial communications media:
- Hybrid Iridium and GPRS
- Inmarsat C, Iridium, Argos, Orbcomm, GlobalStar
- Satellite AIS
- Cellular (GPRS, 3G, …)
- Proprietary VHF/UHF radio systems
- HTTPS, email, TCP/IP, FTP, etc.
- Others upon request