Trackwell at North Atlantic Fish and Workboat show 2012

Trackwell along with Marine Signal, its new distributor in Canada exhibited at the North Atlantic Fish and Workboat show, which was held from Nov 30 – Dec 01 in St. John´s, Newfoundland Canada. The North Atlantic Fish and Workboat show is custom-made for the commercial marine market place, focusing on the onboard, offshore and onshore products and services. It is held every second year. Trackwell launched its new product brochure for the Canadian market at the exchibition. See here: Trackwell Maritime...

Marine Signal to represent Trackwell Electronic Logbooks in Canada

Trackwell is pleased to announce that Marine Signal has been chosen as the distributor for Electronic Logbook solutions in Canada. Marine Signal Inc. is a Canadian company, based in Newfoundland specializing in sales and service of marine electronics. “We are pleased to offer Trackwell electronic logbook solutions to the Canadian fishing industry” said Nicholas Hynes, Marine Signal Operations Manager. “Our partnering with Trackwell allows us to add expand the range of value added services that we now offer to our customers in the region” Over the past year, Trackwell has participated in a pilot projects with DFO Newfoundland to develop and meet the requirements for electronic reporting of catches and fishing activity. In addition, Trackwell ERS gives captains and fleet managers a valuable tool to keep track of catch and on-board processing. Electronic Logbooks from Trackwell allow DFO  to more accurately manage, track and allocate valuable fishing resources, in an environmentally responsible manner.    ...

The UK Fisheries Authorities choose Trackwell´s Vessel Monitoring System

Following an Open Tender exercise under EU Procurement rules, the Icelandic high-tech company Trackwell has been awarded the United Kingdom Fisheries Authorities’ contract for the provision of the UK Vessel Monitoring System. This system is required to manage the activity of all UK fishing vessels subject to the EU regulations for Vessel Monitoring Systems and of all EU flagged vessels that are fishing in UK waters. Extensive monitoring in real time The UK Fisheries Authorities (UKFAs), comprising the Marine Management Organisation for English fisheries, the devolved governments of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, and the fishing administrations of the Crown Dependencies (Isle of Man and the Channel Islands), are responsible for their respective fisheries and fleets, and collectively, under the leadership of the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) for meeting the UK flag state obligations under EU Fisheries regulations. Through Defra, the UKFAs have awarded the contract for the provision of the UK Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Communication Hub and the corresponding user interface applications, to Trackwell, as a result of an open tender under EU procurement rules. The contract requires installation, support and service provision of Trackwell‘s highly advanced Vessel Monitoring System.  The system is to be delivered for full operation before the end of 2012. The UK VMS is to track the location of all UK licensed fishing vessels over 12 m in length, wherever they operate; foreign licensed fishing vessels operating in UK waters; fishing vessels operating in waters controlled by Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMO´s); and, foreign vessels when engaged in EU joint deployment exercises.  Messages are exchanged with some 15 EU...
Trackwell introduces its fisheries Management Systems to Miliband

Trackwell introduces its fisheries Management Systems to Miliband

David Miliband, former UK Foreign Secretary and Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, is in Iceland, hosted by the President of Iceland and the University of Iceland. He visited Trackwell´s Headquarters in Reykjavík  and was interested in Trackwell´s fisheries management systems. Milibrand gave special interest in substainability and environmental part of the fisheries solutions. Trackwell is among the leading companies in the field of VMS (Vessel Monitoring System). The Trackwell VMS is a complete Vessel Monitoring System for fisheries authorities and Coastguards.  The system has been developed to comply with diverse regulations on position reporting and data exchange, such as the EU regulations, the Vessel Monitoring regimes of the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC), Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO), and the South East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (SEAFO), as well as bi-lateral agreements between...

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