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Marico Marine has a wealth of experience installing VTS systems and supporting vessel traffic monitoring for the ports and offshore industries ensuring its clients extract maximum value from their data delivering the intelligence to work smarter.

With thirty years of experience working with VTS, Radar and VHF communication systems, meteorological and IT solutions, Marico has delivered over 40 VTS systems worldwide.

Vessel Traffic Monitoring Systems

Marico works independently of equipment and software manufacturers to create bespoke systems that meet the complex operational and technical requirements of our customers.

Marico’s team includes expert VTS Engineers, certified VTSO Trainers and Project Managers capable of providing:

  • Evaluation and reporting on current system operational and technical capabilities
  • National and international guidelines compliance and recommendations
  • Requirement and specification tender assistance
  • Design, project management and installation of turnkey solutions
  • System lifetime service and maintenance support
  • System integration delivering optimum solutions in line with client needs

Marico Marine, supported by its partners, has developed a remote VTS Simulator to fulfil the growing requirement for remote VTS training. Click here for more details. A demonstration video of the simulator can be found here.


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Ports & Harbours

Marico provides complete project lifecycle services to Ports and Harbours, from design, feasibility and compliance to supply, installation, training and support.

Services include:

  • Harbour VTMIS, coastal surveillance and Local Port Service systems provision
  • IALA compliant basic and advanced radar system installation and support
  • Local Port Service cost effective AIS/Radar systems
  • AIS base stations, AtoN installation and integration
  • VHF local and remote communication systems design and installation
  • Integration and upgrade of existing systems
  • Supply of meteorological sensors
  • Supply and integration of CCTV from Basic PTZ Dome cameras up to Advanced Thermal high-end electro optic devices
  • Supply of Port Management Information Systems
  • Bespoke remote site infrastructure, including tower and enclosure, designed for easy deployment
  • Network and site design to support delivered system
  • Tailored technical and operational training courses

Offshore Industries

Marico’s offshore-certified engineers have many years' experience designing and installing surveillance systems providing situational awareness to the offshore renewables and oil and gas industries.



Renewable industry services include:
  • Tracking of project vessels
  • Helicopter and vessel surveillance via AIS, RADAR, and ADS-B
  • Situational display integration, inlcuding; weather systems, wave height equipment, LIDAR and CCTV
  • Supply of VHF communication systems
  • Data recording and playback for incident investigation and analysis

Oil & Gas

Oil and Gas Industry services include:

  • Helicopter and vessel surveillance via AIS, RADAR, and ADS-B
  • Integration of CCTV tracking using radar/AIS
  • Continuous monitoring and automatic alerting against unauthorised vessels and threats
  • Situational display integrated unmanned platform AtoN AIS monitoring security systems
  • Recording and playback systems for post-incident data retrieval and investigation

To speak to us about offshore services, get in touch.

Smart Ports

Marico combines expertise in the collection and management of port data with a deep understanding of port operations to develop smart port capabilities allowing clients to operate more efficiently, effectively and safely.

Marico’s team of experienced maritime professionals, including ex-VTS Managers and VTSO Trainers, ex-Harbour Masters and Pilots ensure the application of new technologies through the lens of real-world maritime experience.

Via a modular approach, ports are able to tackle the problems unique to them in a streamlined and cost-effective way.

Smart Port services include:

  • Review and integration of hardware, sensors and data between VTMS, PMIS and other port systems
  • Identification of challenges and design approaches delivering measurable savings and improvements
  • Design, build and installation of networks and sensors collating both key land and sea-based data sources from around the port

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Portable Pilot Units

Marico is the official UK and European distributor of Navicom Dynamics navigation aids.

From the pocket sized Gyro Pilot and the world-leading Channel Pilot - a favourite of pilots worldwide - to the ultra-accurate Harbour and Shuttle Pilots, providing configurable and flexible navigation solutions to complex large vessel shiphandling and berthing, NaviCom Dynamics is a leading provider of precision portable navigation

To find out more or to arrange a product demonstrations or training, get in touch.