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Makhachkala VTS switched to domestic software

Makhachkala VTS switched to domestic software

FSUE “Rosmorport” has successfully completed work on the migration of the Makhachkala Vessel Traffic System (VTS) technical equipment to domestic software.

As a result of the work, the hardware was updated and the information processing, display and registration system (IPDRS) of Makhachkala VTS was switched to the Russian software included in the Unified Register of Russian Programs for Electronic Computers and Databases.

IPDRS of VTS Makhachkala was developed based on the results of the R&D work on creation of e-Navigation tools within the federal project “Autonomous Navigation” by the Institute of Telecommunications, CJSC.

The activities were carried out pursuant to the Decree of the President of Russia “On Measures to Ensure Technological Independence and Security of the Critical Information Infrastructure of the Russian Federation”, the Methodological Recommendations on the Migration to the Russian Software, Including at Significant Facilities of the Critical Information Infrastructure of the Russian Federation, approved by the Ministry for Digital Technology of Russia order and the FSUE “Rosmorport” plan on the migration to the Russian software at the critical information infrastructure facilities of the Russian Federation for 2022-2024.

IPDRS is a specialized software and hardware complex designed to perform such functions of the vessel traffic management service as information support for navigation, organization of vessel traffic and assistance in navigation. Using the system, the technical means (sensors) included in Makhachkala VTS are operated, electronic navigation maps, radar information, AIS targets are displayed, Automatic Radar Plotting Aids targets are displayed and tracked, and alarms and warnings about dangerous situations, target movement forecasting, messaging with vessels equipped with AIS transponders, archiving and playback navigation situation data is carried out.

To replace the hardware of the IPDRS, technical means included in the Register of Russian Radio Electronic Products were used.

Earlier, the enterprise switched to Russian software Arkhangelsk VTS and Sochi VTS. Over time, FSUE “Rosmorport” intends to re-equip all VTS that are under the economic management of the enterprise.