Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS)
Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS) is a form of satellite tracking using transmitters on board fishing vessels.
Fishing vessels of 12 metres’ length overall or more require to have installed on board a fully functioning VMS device which allows the vessel to be automatically located and identified through the vessel monitoring system by transmitting position data at regular intervals.
Further information can be found on the VMS Compliance Page.
Page updated: Wednesday, August 26, 2015