Transas Vessel Traffic Management system (VTMS) for the Port of Mombasa, Kenya

The VTMS system installed at Mombasa port consists of the main operator control room located inside of the Port of Mombasa’s Control Tower and additional equipment installed at Ras Serani Station, Likoni Sector Light, and KPA Headquarters.

The contract represents a significant investment for KPA, and it was awarded to Transas after extensive market analysis and a comprehensive, wide-ranging, and world-wide tendering procedure. Mombasa is the largest and busiest port on the East African coast and is the hub of KPA’s operations. As a major port of call for international shipping lines, it serves the needs of governments, commerce and industry in Kenya and neighbouring countries.

At the time of contract signing, the preliminary scope of supply includes two high performance coastal surveillance radars, CCTV, Automatic Identification System (AIS) Base Stations, VHF & HF Base Stations, and other ancillary equipment. A number of additional optional items have been offered by Transas and some or all of this additional equipment could be requested by KPA.

Installation for Mombasa is compliant with the IALA VTS Guidelines, the ISPS Code, all applicable IMO conventions, including SOLAS Chapter V, Regulation 8-2 and the Port Marine Safety Code.

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