Transas VTS systems in Morocco ports

Transas equipped Jorf Lasfar and Mohammedia, two big international trade ports in Morocco, with comprehensive Vessel Traffic Management solutions. The scope of supply for each project included a radar sensor with a Transas ORS-3 radar processor, Transas VTS Server used as Master operator station and one full-functional Operator Display Unit Workstation. The systems supplied provide target tracking within the area extending from 20 nautical miles outside the port to ship berthings on the port basin.

Functional capabilities of the Transas VTS systems installed in Morocco include automatic/manual target acquisition and tracking, target identification associated with database entries from Transas VTS Information System, synchronous recording of all VTS data and capability of playing back any desired time fragment, automatic logging of major events related to ship visits in the electronic Log Book, as well as recording of voice communications using the WorldNet Racal Recorders. The open-architecture configuration of the Transas system allows for its expansion in the future to include extra sensors and operator’s stations. External VTS data users, such as Customs Service, Port Police and shipping agents can be connected to the system on a server/client basis.

This has been the first installation of Transas VTS systems on the African continent.

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