Comprehensive guidelines for implementing effective vessel monitoring systems
As we strive to protect and maintain our ocean ecosystems, implementing effective Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS) has become crucial for ensuring sustainable fishing practices.
FLUX fisheries connection added to Trackwell VMS
Table of Contents Trackwell‘s Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) has now been extended to support the FLUX connection for VMS and ERS (Electronic Reporting System) data. FLUX is a web service based communication protocol recently introduced by the European Union (EU) to replace the previous HTTPS based communications of messages between countries and organizations. FLUX (Fisheries Language for Universal Exchange) is the latest […]
A VMS system and its components:
The seafood industry across the globe stands at a worth of whopping $140 billion. That should explain the importance of fishing as an industry in the overall economy of the world. However, buoyed by the sector’s growth, some of those involved in this activity have indulged in malpractices like overfishing Decades of overfishing have led […]