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Pakistan: New tracking service set to boost safety on fishing vessels by Mohammad Ali October 16,2020   |  Source: Urdu Point

Thuraya, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the UAE’s Al Yah Satellite Communication Company, has announced that it is collaborating with FrontM to launch Thuraya SatTrack, a cloud-based tracking and monitoring service that significantly increases operational efficiencies on board fishing vessels.

Designed for Thuraya MarineStar voice, the tracking and monitoring solution will be available to users soon. In spite of digitalisation and increased influx of information, the high cost of integrating third-party services and solutions is limiting the growth of the fishing industry. Thuraya SatTrack is a low-cost turnkey subscription service that provides interactive, real-time fleet tracking to monitor vessels. It enables operations with detailed maps, up-to-date weather layers and customised alerts with position reporting. Thuraya SatTrack helps MarineStar users stay in command, gain vital market advantage and contribute to sustainable fisheries by improving compliance with national and international regulations.

Shawkat Ahmed, Chief Commercial Officer of Thuraya, stated, "Thuraya SatTrack is an integral part of our SeaLite service portfolio that provides fishing operators a competitive edge within the maritime industry. As the demand for compliance and access to

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