Spain has followed Ireland as one of the first EU member states to choose an IP solution to meet the e-logbook rules (Photo: Inmarsat)
(UNITED KINGDOM, 11/20/2010)
The European Union (EU) rules requiring fishing vessels to report catches electronically have seen more than 700 Spanish boats select FleetBroadband as the best compliance option.
The vessels – representing a significant proportion of Spain’s fishing fleet – will use Inmarsat’s (Public, LON:ISAT) broadband maritime service to transmit the required data easily, securely and cost-effectively.
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