Electronic Reporting for
New Zealand's Commercial Fishing sector
FishServe Innovations New Zealand (FINNZ) are providing an All-in-One Electronic Reporting solution for New Zealand's Commercial Fishers to meet MPI’s new Digital Monitoring requirements.
Please register your interest by providing your details and we will contact you with further information.
iPad with FINNZ Deckhand e-Logbook
Supports all fishing methods
Ruggedised iPad cover - waterproof and drop proof with optional mounting system
SolarVMS GPS unit with satellite communications to keep you connected anywhere in NZ
Secure Data Management
Ongoing support and training
Fishermen record their catch and effort reports on the Deckhand e-Logbook
The catch can then be submitted in real-time via mobile data if within cell phone coverage range, or via via satellite (short burst data) using the Solar VMS if outside of cellphone range. In all cases the the cheapest available method is used.
The SolarVMS will also caputure and report the necessary GPS data that Fisheries NZ (previsously MPI) require
Only the data that is required will be sent to FishServe's Fisheries Management System, which you can access at anytime through your FishServe login
With custom add-ons you can also capture more information about your fishing trips for you to use to improve your business. This data will only be available to you.
Ability to capture and transmit Catch and Effort reports off fishing boats in real time, even when outside of cell coverage, from any part of the world!
Support for all fishing methods
Works alongside your normal fishing practices
Training and on-going support provided by the FINNZ team in New Zealand
Dealing with just the one provider for all the tools and systems you need
Deckhand is an iPad-based electronic logbook that can submit your statutory catch and effort data automatically.
No more paperwork, simply enter your catch as you go and once you’ve finished your fishing activities, hit submit and the chosen regulatory data is instantly sent through to the relevant agencies. Deckhand will take care of the rest.
With custom add-ons you can capture more information about your fishing trips for you to use to improve your business.
There are an ever increasing number of suppliers building aftermarket protective cases. These cases include options for full or partial waterproofing, extended battery life as well as a range of mounts and hardwiring accessories.
SolarVMS is a global solar vessel tracking system. With this unique technology you can track vessel activity in real time. With cost effective transmission for Catch and Effort data and Geospatial Position Reporting requirements - even in the most remote locations.
FishServe Innovations New Zealand (FINNZ) is a subsidiary of FishServe. We are leaders in providing specialist IT solutions for fisheries data management in NZ, Australia, the South Pacific and around the world.
FINNZ are actively involved in the design of this solution and have been talking with fishers and MPI to make sure we get this right. FINNZ will also be providing the upfront support and account management services for fishers.