Centre d’innovació i Tecnologia BARCELONATECH

MANAGEMENT OF FISHING ACTIVITIES

SARTI UPC has launched a Fishing & Marketing Box (F & MB) Platform. This is a low-cost, one-device system for managing and controlling fishing activities. F&MB incorporates a vessel monitoring system (‘blue box’), an electronic fishing log and the prices of fish, without using a satellite connection. The project, which aims to increase the competitiveness of the sector, has been developed in conjunction with the Directorate General of Fishing and Maritime Affairs of the Regional Government of Catalonia’s and funded by the EU.