Starting from April 2016, Georgia’s Transport Agency will activate its Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Information Systems in Georgia’s territorial sea and ports.

Georgian ports will be equipped with modern technologies and equipment, and vessel traffic service operators will be trained to a high level that meets international standards

 

SafeSeaNet is a vessel traffic monitoring and information system established to enhance:

-Maritime safety;

-Port and maritime security;

-Marine environment protection; and

-Efficiency of maritime traffic and maritime transport.

SafeSeaNet has been set up as a network for maritime data exchange, linking together maritime authorities from all over Europe. It enables EU member countries, Norway, Iceland and soon Georgia, to provide and receive information on ships, ship movements and hazardous cargos being transported by sea.