One of the most ambitious projects was just kicked off in collaboration with the Ministry of Maritime Economy, Fisheries and Coastal Protection – Republic of Togo, where an installation of a full VDES/MMS setup was completed on the MT BITU Atlantic vessel in Port Autonome de Lomé.
About AIS 2.0 (VDES):
- it is the new communication solution to implement the e-Navigation strategy
- AIS 2.0 is an extension to AIS, adding two-way data channels over VHF
- by using special satellite channels (up and down), every ship with a VHF antenna will be able to communicate globally