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Installation of AIS Transponders on Vessels

Project Location: Kenya
Project Date: 2015
Project Funding: Private Sector
Project Summary: Installation of AIS Transponders on Vessels


A provider of AIS satellite monitoring systems, wished to trial small-scale AIS transponders on artisanal fisheries.

In-field installations were carried out, alongside introductions of the new systems to the local fishers and communities in workshops.

Follow up support included analysis of satellite fishing track data to identify areas of greatest fishing effort.