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Weatherdock AG goes full throttle ahead with direction to SMM2018 in Hamburg

Within the last few years it pointed out that Border Security and Coastal Surveillance became one of the most important maritime topics. Fishing companies as well as National Authorities need to know where the fleet vessels are. Reliable Real-Time-Position-Reporting with 24/7 availability would be perfect.

Best LIVE performance in the market ? tested worldwide

Weatherdock AG is a leading manufacturer for portable locating beacons and VHF based tracking devices. The vmsTRACK-PRO vessel locating unit is used by many Ministries of Fishery all over the world as well as a lot of smaller Fishing Communities located e.g. in South Africa.

Wherever tests were made with the vmsTRACK-PRO, the results have been very sufficient and highly successful regarding important facts like transmission range, battery lifetime and transmission rate. The flexible power supply management of the vmsTRACK-PRO will be an additional benefit in the test result. The unit?s power supply can be done by rechargeable batteries as well as by vessels engine or by solar panel dependent on what fits most. Specially fishing communities with lot of small artisanal fishing vessels can use the system with solar power supply or simply by the internal batteries.?

?Push-to-Alert? button and other features

The vmsTRACK-PRO unit comes up with an additional ?push-to-alert? button, which increase fishermen?s safety aboard a lot. In event of emergency or MOB situation, a special alert signal can be triggered aboard by pressing the ?ALERT? button once. This signal will be received by every AIS receiver within transmission range.

Weatherdock?s real-time-tracking devices allows the creation of restricted or limited entry zones. These areas can be programmed into the vmsTRACK-PRO. This feature is very useful for fishing companies regarding the IUU topic of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

The vmsTRACK-PRO is able to store thousands of waypoints and nautical miles so the vessels route can be matched-up with the catch report. The read-out of the stored route data can be done easily by free of charge Weatherdock app via Bluetooth? connectivity.

VHF and SAT communication ? no limitation of tracking visibility

By software a distance to the coastline can be programmed into the vmsTRACK-PRO. In event of overrunning this point, the unit switches automatically from VHF coastal transmission to SAT communication to realize reliable position reports in offshore territories.

Suitable solution and cost effective

The vmsTRACK-PRO system is a perfect suitable solution even for third world fishing countries because it is cost effective with a lot of useful features.

Weatherdock Cooperation, Germany (Founded 2003)

? World leader in AIS based, commercial vessels approved, personal locator beacons in

the VHF band

? Founder of the year 2008

? Among the best 100 midsize companies in Germany (12.000 applicants for that award!)

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