Offshore racing crews are obliged to use professional AIS rescue devices for Category 2 races

Weatherdock wants to put sailors’ attention to a rule of the World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations. The Weatherdock AIS MOB beacon easyONE-DSC symbols the choice for participants of RORC races. The AIS MOB unit comes up with the best performance figures in the market e.g. transmission power, battery lifetime and combined technologies such as AIS, Read more about Offshore racing crews are obliged to use professional AIS rescue devices for Category 2 races[…]

Reliable Buoy Position Tracking with German easyPOS’N’HOOK – fishermens new tool

Many Fishermen create waypoints on the chartplotter as a geo-reference to their droped buoy marking the end of a fishing-line or fishing-net. But this is not a sufficient sollution, because it will be a one-time information and nothing more. What to do and where to go if the buoy has drifted away bacause of strong Read more about Reliable Buoy Position Tracking with German easyPOS’N’HOOK – fishermens new tool[…]

IUU – illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

IUU is getting more and more important these days as this is a serious threat to sustainable fishing and a huge damage of the marine environment. To reduce the IUU problem the VHF based “real-time-tracking” devices vmsTRACK-PRO by the German Weatherdock AG are the most suitable and cost effect solution possible in the market. To Read more about IUU – illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing[…]

Is there a relation between fishermen death at sea to coastline length to equipment level of the fishermen and how can these events been prevented?

The question is how many poor fishermen do loose their lives at sea in lower developed “fishing nations” like India, Sri Lanka or Vietnam? Is it possible to create a broad rule of thumb for possible death per kilometer coast length under consideration of equipment level and how can these death´s be prevented? The main Read more about Is there a relation between fishermen death at sea to coastline length to equipment level of the fishermen and how can these events been prevented?[…]

Cost effective AIS vessel management system

IUU also occurs not only in high seas, but also in the exclusive economic zones of coastal States by national and foreign vessels and in river and inland fisheries. However, in marine fisheries, while it is difficult to estimate precisely the total IUU catch in tonnage or value terms, the level of IUU fishing has Read more about Cost effective AIS vessel management system[…]

Locating, Tracking and Reporting via App – the new kind of Fishing

Commercial Fishing Companies as well as local Fishing Communities need to get reliable information about where are the vessels located and where the “catch of the day” was caught by any vessel which has went out. Another important fact to know is to see the full track of the vessel, not only where the caught Read more about Locating, Tracking and Reporting via App – the new kind of Fishing[…]

IUU – illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

IUU is getting more and more important these days as this is a serious threat to sustainable fishing and a huge damage of the marine environment. To reduce the IUU problem the VHF based “real-time-tracking” devices vmsTRACK-PRO by the German Weatherdock AG are the most suitable and cost effect solution possible in the market. To Read more about IUU – illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing[…]

Cost effective solution for coastal receiver network

The German Weatherdock AG is presenting the AIS Receiver Terminal. Mounted in an industry suitable 19" rack, the integration of AIS reception into a given technical equipment structure of stations along the coastline will become easy and confortable. High functionality made in Germany The AIS Receiver Terminal has got built-in plugs for LAN connectivity to Read more about Cost effective solution for coastal receiver network[…]

AIS and M2M Protect Against IUU Fishing by Small Vessels

In addition to causing economic damage, these actions can threaten local biodiversity and food security in many countries. Unfortunately, none of this come as a surprise to anyone involved in global fishery management. But all is not doom and gloom. Many actors are taking actions to limit IUU fishing. The U.N.’s Agreement on Port State Read more about AIS and M2M Protect Against IUU Fishing by Small Vessels[…]

AIS MOB personal locator easyONE is updated into better easyONE-DSC-CL

The German Weatherdock AG just presented the latest development of their market high-runner easyONE. An AIS MOB personal locating beacon with additional DSC "closed loop" distress call functionality and an integrated bright strong red LED Flare for maximum visibility of the victim in the water. The new integrated DSC distress call functionality guarantees alerting of Read more about AIS MOB personal locator easyONE is updated into better easyONE-DSC-CL[…]