The Australian Fisheries Management Authority chooses Trackwell VMS

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority chooses Trackwell VMS The Icelandic tech company Trackwell recently won an open tender to provide Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) services for Commonwealth commercial fisheries, issued by the Commonwealth of Australia, operating as the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA). AFMA has been using VMS technology to monitor fishing boats since 1993 and the new Trackwell solution will assist in managing the activity for thousands of commercial fishing vessels to support both Commonwealth and selective state and territory fisheries agencies within the third largest Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the world. The Trackwell VMS will support AFMA and partner agencies to ensure continuous compliance with fisheries management regulations. Expanding operations to the Indian and the Southern Ocean AFMA is responsible for the efficient management of Commonwealth fishery resources on behalf of the Australian government, which monitors all fishing vessels authorised to operate in Commonwealth waters that surround the Australian continent. Australia’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) encompasses 8.2 million square kilometres to include remote offshore territories and 2 million square kilometres of the Australian Antarctic Territory, thereby making it the third largest EEZ in the world, behind France and the United States. Through open tender procedures for the provision of a Vessel Monitoring System and on behalf of the Commonwealth of Australia, AFMA awarded Trackwell the contract for the transition and continued management of Australian-flagged commercial fishing vessels utilising Trackwell’s highly advanced VMS platform.  “This was the next logical step for Trackwell as we aim to become a leading provider of vessel monitoring systems worldwide. The contract expands our operations to the Indian and Southern Oceans, further extending and strengthening our presence...

DevOps specialist

Trackwell is looking for a system administrator with experience in programming making the candidate capable in organizing and building up the company’s web systems as well as analysing and solving speed and resource problems. You will be working closely with a team that works together on tasks where your responsibility will be to ensure the functionality at the lowest level. Applicants must have at least 2 years’ experience in system administration and relevant education, including courses and certificates. You need to know installation and operation of Linux webservers, security and have ambition for automation. You should have some operating experience of Windows, Ansible, Jenkins, Docker, AWS (including scripting), PostgreSQL and RabbitMQ. You also need to have some programming experience in data processing and backend where a plus would be some knowledge of bash, Python, Java and SQL.   Applications and further request should be sent to job@trackwell.com before March...

Seeking a Front end developer

Trackwell is looking for a programmer with a deep knowledge of making scalable Web interfaces. You will be working closely with a team including a UX designer, back end developers and a DevOps engineer, guided by a Product owner and practising SCRUM. Applicants must have at least 3 years’ experience in programming in higher level formats for HTML/CSS and JavaScript. Familiarity with Python/Django is a plus. We’re seeking a communicative candidate that can have initiative and a practical view of the end result.   Applications and further request should be sent to job@trackwell.com before November...

DevOps specialist

Trackwell is looking for a programmer with a deep knowledge of Linux, that enables him to organize and build up the company’s web systems as well as analysing and solving speed and resource problems. You will be working closely with a team that works together on tasks where your responsibility will be to ensure the functionality at the lowest level. Applicants must have at least 3 years’ experience in programming and system management and relevant education. You need to know installation and operation of Linux webservers, security and have ambition for automation. You should have programmed something in bash, Python, Java and SQL. You should preferably have some knowledge of WSGI, Tomcat, AWS scripting and Docker or comparable technology. As a plus you would have some knowledge of PostgreSQL, Oracle and RabbitMQ.   Applications and further request should be sent to job@trackwell.com before November...

Trackwell invited to speak at Google Workshop on Maritime Domain Awareness

Google hosted a workshop on Maritime Domain Awareness in its headquarters in California on April 23-24th. The workshop aimed at developing solutions and a concrete plan to address Maritime Domain Awareness. The workshop focused on the best technology solutions, specifically with a mind to setting a legal precedent for using new technology to successfully enforce protection of fish and whales, in particulary within the Marine Protected Areas. Trackwell´s Role at Google Workshop Kolbeinn Gunnarsson, head of Trackwell Maritime solutions gave a speech on how Trackwell has played an important role in monitoring, control and surveillance of the North Atlantic from 1996 and went through the technical challanges that are there. The President of Iceland was among Speakers Among other speakers at the workshop were the President of Iceland, Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, representatives from the US Navy, US Coastguard, Standford University, UCLA, NASA, various environmental bodies and as well as leading persons within Google. For further information, please contact Kolbeinn Gunnarsson, Head of Trackwell Maritime, kolbeinn@trackwell.com, mobile: 860...
The boat Auður in the North Atlantic Row has arrived in Iceland

The boat Auður in the North Atlantic Row has arrived in Iceland

On May 17th 2013 The North Atlantic Row with the boat Auður launched their journey from Kristiansand Norway towards Iceland, via Scotland, and The Faroe Islands. They were not able to finish theyr trip last year because of bad weather conditions. On the 25th of May this year they started their jorney again. For real-time tracking of Auður, they used Trackwell GPS locator system that transmited their location with great accuracy. On May 30th Auður arrived in Iceland. She is in port in Höfn. After three years of preparation and hard work, this crazy idea they had became a reality. And now its in the record books. “At this moment our hearts are filled with pride and thanks to our families and also the generosity of our sponsors who made this possible.” -the crew says....

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The Australian Fisheries Management Authority chooses Trackwell VMS

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority chooses Trackwell VMS The Icelandic tech company Trackwell recently won an open tender to provide Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) services for Commonwealth commercial fisheries, issued by the Commonwealth of Australia, operating as the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA). AFMA has been using VMS technology to monitor fishing... Read more

DevOps specialist

Trackwell is looking for a system administrator with experience in programming making the candidate capable in organizing and building up the company’s web systems as well as analysing and solving speed and resource problems. You will be working closely with a team that works together on tasks where your... Read more