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...

Trackwell took part in Nor-Fishing Expo 2012

TrackWell took part in the Nor-Fishing Expo 2012, with Navy AS. Navy is a distributor of TrackWell electronic logbooks in Norway. The logbook has been adapted to the Norwegian market and is in use onboard several vessels. The logbook is sold and supported by NAVY nationwide dealer network under the brand name “TrackWell Fangstdagbok”....

Delegation from Google visit Trackwell

A delegation from Google, who were invited by the President of Iceland visited Trackwell and got an introduction of their operations, including Trackwell ERS, a catch information system for fishing vessels and companies, fishing markets and fishing authorities. Then there is teh Trackwell VMS, which is used by Fisheries Authorities, Coasguards, and Navies for Surveillance, Serach and Rescue, Resource Management and Fisheries Control. The purpose of the trip was to explore the foundations for cooperation that would guarantee responsible control of fishing within the world´s oceans and how information technology and experiences in Iceland could be useful in this regard. The delegation met companies in the field of information technology in the fisheries, Maritime, Marine Research Institute and Maritime...

Trackwell is one of VR´s Model Firm for 2012

VR is a commercial and office workers’ union embracing almost 30,000 members in more than 100 occupations. VR’saim is to improve and defend the position of shop and office workers in the region by working to secure better rights, educational opportunities and wages and other terms of service. Every year VR runs a survey amongs their members where they rate the company they work for. Some of the key areas which are examined are for example the credibility of management, the morale within the company, salaries, working conditions, flexibility at work, independence of employees and the company´s image. These factors reflect the trust that exists within the company, how proud the staff are of their work and the company they works for, the respect that manager show their employees and the atmosphere that prevails in the workplace. We at Trackwell are very proud to be one of VR´s Model Firm for...
TrackWell part of Consortium that won tender for VMS in Albania

TrackWell part of Consortium that won tender for VMS in Albania

In tough  international competition  EMA/FBS/TrackWell consortium won the tender for  implementing   Vessel  Monitoring  System (VMS)  for  fisheries, issued  by the European Union  Delegation  to  Albania, together with the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Water Administration of the Republic of Albania. The VMS project The project objective was to enable Albanian environmental and fisheries organizations to monitor and control  fishing fleets and their activities according to the requirements of the  EU Commission regulation 1224/2009, which forms the overall system of control and enforcement in the Common Fisheries Policy. The consortium which was lead by EMA from Slovenia with FBS from Albania and TrackWell  was chosen among 7 international bidders, including  Kontrax Technologies, Celsius, Gis Data, Cestel & Inf. Syst. Cacttus and Selex-Sistemi Integrati. The implementation of the Albanian VMS system includes the installation of EMA’s BlueTraker VMS transponders on more than 200 ships, the integral hardware and TrackWell VMS software implementation of Fisheries Monitoring Center  (FMC), communication pathways systems and technical training. The software system was installed in November...

Improved efficiency and traceability with TrackWell Product Manager

Many modern fishing companies are meeting higher standards on traceability and sustainability, with more detailed registration of catch and onboard production. To minimize the effort and improve efficiency, TrackWell has launched Product Manager, a system which links to the Electronic logbook onboard and eliminates multiple entries of data. The Product Manager keeps track of all production registration onboard where the data is linked to fishing grounds and catch activity. The system also maintains information on production value, packaging usage, utilization factors and quality inspections. Positive feedback from captains The Electronic Logbook and  Product Manager have recently been installed onboard five factory vessels owned by the Canadian company Ocean Choice International. The registrations from the vessels are collected to a database on a central server, enabling the company management to monitor the latest information on the catch and production, along with tracks and position of the vessels. Once the data has been collected to the onshore server, it is much easier to control the flow of the data to other information systems of the company. TrackWell Product manager is in operation onboard the factory vessel Newfoundland Lynx   Seafood Processing America 2012 TrackWell will demonstrate the Product Manager at Seafood Processing America in Boston March 11-13 2012 on booth...

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