Transas installs Vessel Traffic Management System at Argentina port

(BAHIA BLANCA, Argentina) — Transas USA is pleased to announce the successful installation of the Vessel Traffic Management System in Bahia Blanca Port.

Under this contract, Transas replaced the previous Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) system with the Transas Navi-Harbour system. The Navi-Harbour VTS system is specifically designed to ensure maritime navigation safety and efficiency, while at the same time protecting the environment from the possible adverse effects of marine traffic.

The new Transas VTS installed makes use of the latest sensors like Radar, CCTV and AIS to provide comprehensive and reliable visibility of the marine traffic situation in and around the port. The system consists of two operator workstations, one recording and playback station and three VHF stations which are all used by the port authority to manage and monitor the marine traffic in their area of responsibility. In addition to this, the system includes an online portal allowing authorized users to view, in real time, the marine traffic in the port and the surrounding areas.

Bahia Blanca Port is the second largest port in Argentina. Strategically located between La Pampa and Patagonia, it mainly consists of Ingeniero White and Galván harbors and serves as an important communications hub for the country. The new VTS system by Transas is being considered to strengthen the port, improve quality of its services and optimize resources utilization. 

About Transas
Transas Group is a world-leading developer and supplier of high technology software and hardware solutions for transport, oil-and-gas industry, security, defence industry and edutainment sector. Transas Group is headquarted in St. Petersburg, Russia, where the company was founded in 1990. The number of Transas employees worldwide exceeds 2000 people. The production process is certified according to the ISO 9001 international standard.
Transas Marine International is a Transas Group company, with headquarters located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Transas Marine offers its customers state-of-the-art navigation, simulation, vessel traffic and port management solutions, backed up by a worldwide service and support network. Transas operates 22 own offices and has over 260 distributors worldwide.
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By Professional Mariner Staff