VTMiS.info focusses on technology and developments in all sectors of the Maritime Surveillance market. It covers technologies employed for vessel traffic management within a local area, such as a port Vessel Traffic Service (VTS or VTMIS), surveillance of a coastal zone (including Coastal GMDSS) and offshore sea surveillance. It also addresses wider EEZ management and longer range systems that are used for global vessel tracking, including satellite AIS, LRIT, SSAS and Fisheries VMS and MCS. It therefore covers many aspects associated with the creation of effective above water Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) from the local area to EEZ and global maritime traffic management.
VTMiS.info provides a generic overview of VTS requirements and longer range vessel tracking requirements. It will derive functions from those requirements and will examine the implementation issues that would apply to any purchased system bought to address such requirements. It will assess a wide range of such requirements and functionality across a wide range of Maritime Surveillance applications, followed by a review of the technologies and sensors that could be employed. VTMIS.info will therefore cover:
- Functional Analysis
- VTS Applications
- EEZ Applications
- Global Tracking Applications
- Systems, Technologies & Sensors
- Cost Benefit Analysis
Whats new on VTMiS.infoQ1 2013 - Solid State Radar section added. EEZ, AIS and Tendering sections updated.
Q2 2013 - Coastal Surveillance, Emergency Response, AIS, Marine Coordination and Commercial Considerations updated
Q3 2013 - VTS section updated. MCS section added
Q4 2013 - Cost Benefit section update
Q3 2014 - Environment and Coastal Surveillance sections updated
Q4 2014 - System Solutions, VTS & Coastal Surveillance and Marine Coordination sections updated.
Q4 2014 - Oil Spill Response and SAR sections added
Q1 2015 - Improved site design launched with additional content
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