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Ports of Jersey goes live on upgraded VTS

The new Maritime Operation Centre. Photo: Ports of Jersey The new Maritime Operation Centre. Photo: Ports of Jersey

Ports of Jersey’s new vessel traffic service (VTS) is now in operation, following an upgrade of its operational and stand-by control centres, multiple remote radios, radars and automatic identification systems (AIS) performed by Frequentis.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}Ports of Jersey provides 24/7 VTS and coastguard Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) services. Frequentis will provide support for all systems under a ten-year maintenance contract.

“Frequentis continued to provide exceptional project management,” said Russell Mathew, Coastguard and VTS manager at Ports of Jersey.

“With this fully integrated solution the company provided a product to meet all our specific requirements within a very tight schedule.”{/mprestriction}

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