Industries: Maritime

Vessel Tracking

ORBCOMM devices are optimized to provide near real-time, remote vessel tracking, monitoring and control for commercial fishing boats, merchant marine fleets as well as ocean buoys travelling global waters.

Through its versatile suite of programmable satellite and dual-mode devices, ORBCOMM enables commercial fleets of any size to maintain vital data communications links with home ports, no matter where they are on the world's oceans.

Vessel tracking systems also improve maritime security and fuel efficiency while cost-efficiently ensuring regulatory compliance.

Enhance Maritime Safety and Guide Rescue Operations

  • Improve crew safety with panic buttons linked to shore systems to identify maritime emergencies and guide rescue operations.
  • Send real-time weather and safety alerts to crews at sea.
  • Track vessel location to comply with Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) and Ship Security Alert Service (SSAS) regulations.

Simplify Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Deployment

  • Accelerate time to market and reduce integration costs with a pre-certified VMS kit.
  • Reduce total cost of ownership with cost-effective hardware, network services and professional support.
  • Ensure compliance with existing fisheries regulations. Send required forms, logs, and files from a vessel to port authorities.

Reduce Vessel Fuel Costs and Monitor Engine Performance

  • Optimize fuel consumption and reduce costs by monitoring vessel fuel sensors in near real-time.
  • Collect vessel engine performance data and ensure fleets are always operating at their best.
  • Seamlessly integrate vessel tracking devices into existing fuel monitoring solutions.

Monitor Vessel Performance and Reduce Paperwork

  • Ensure all vessels are working at peak efficiency at all times through continuous monitoring of vessel performance data.
  • Reduce paperwork with direct connections to onboard IT systems, telemetry reports, and information gathered on vessels.
  • Transmit catch reports, fishing forms, e-mails and more with shore systems in near real-time.

Vessel Tracking

ST 6100: Vessel Tracking Device for Maritime Communications

The ST 6100 is ideal for tracking vessels and buoys and communicating with sea personnel. A newly designed built-in antenna makes it suitable for both land and maritime deployments. Send location data, reports, text messages, e-logs and more to and from marine vessels. The ST 6000 series of devices uses the reliable, low-latency, two-way Inmarsat IsatData Pro satellite service.

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ORBCOMM Vessel Monitoring System (VMS)
ORBCOMM’s Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) is designed to simplify the development and deployment of VMS solutions. The kit delivers the components required to facilitate integration of a vessel tracking solution—hardware, terminal application, and services—all from a single provider at competitive prices.

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“The devices and service from ORBCOMM are very stable and reliable. They are highly programmable and configurable, which allows ETNECA to build a customized solution for fishermen to meet the Thai VMS requirements. Also, the price—including data rates and supporting services from ORBCOMM—is cost-effective.”

Chatri Petchor, Overseas Manager, ETNECA

Vessel Tracking Resources

Vessel Tracking Combating Piracy at Sea

How Falcon Mega Solutions is using satellite IoT-based vessel tracking technology to help keep seas safe and secure for vessels and their crew.

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Tracking Vessels for Better Fisheries Management

Learn how vessel tracking devices were integral in developing a centralized Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) solution for a government fisheries regulator.

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What is Satellite AIS?

Learn all about satellite AIS data for vessel positioning, and its role in digitizing maritime trade supply chains...

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Vessel Tracking and VMS Made Easy

Quicken time to market, reduce integration costs and ensure reliable ship-to-shore connectivity with a broad set of development tools and pre-certified VMS Kit.