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Marseille brings in more radar

15th August 2016 - 12:44 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


The Port of Marseille Fos commissioned two additional SBS 700 radars into its integrated vessel traffic management system (VTMS).

These add to the five supplied earlier this year by manufacturer Kelvin Hughes.

Designed to meet the VTMS integration requirements, each X-band system (the latest two were installed in July) has a combination of SBS 700-1 and SBS 700-2 radars and an incorporated magnetron transmitter.

One of the largest and busiest ports along the Mediterranean, the Port of Marseille comprises the eastern and western harbours. Located in the city itself the eastern harbour measures 1,000 hectares in size, while the western

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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