Fishing-boat surveillance system / Iridium
The basic function of the VMS (Vessel Monitoring System) is to provide regular reports of the fishing vessel’s location, speed and report on catches to the fisheries management authority. That way the FMCs (Fisheries Monitoring Centers) are able to perform tracking, monitoring and surveillance of fishing fleets activities. EMA’s VMS solution tracks fishing vessels wherever they might be. Fishermen will cut costs automatically and effectively by choosing BlueTraker® VMS Hybrid terminal – with which position reporting can be more frequent, overheads more modest.
A range of BlueTraker® terminals is available:
BlueTraker® VMS SAT, BlueTraker® VMS Light both utilizing satellite only communication channel, and BlueTraker® VMS Hybrid terminal, which offers the best of European technology, utilizing dual communication channel - satellite and GSM/GPRS, with features and benefits not been surpassed by any other competitor.