Intracom has signed a contract worth $8 million with Lockheed Martin (LMT)
Naval Electronics and Surveillance Systems-Radar Systems (NE&SS-Radar Systems
) for the supply to the Hellenic Merchant Marine Ministry of the first phase of a National Vessel Traffic Management Information System (VTMIS).
NE&SS-Radar Systems is the major subcontractor of the project led by INTRACOM
. The VTMIS will be based in Piraeus and will cover areas of the Ionian and Aegean Sea.
INTRACOM, as the project's prime contractor, has the responsibility of providing the telecommunication and computing hardware, as well as installing the necessary VTMIS technology equipment supplied by Lockheed Martin. This first phase of the project calls for a total of 10 coastal marine radar systems, four regional Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) centers and one national VTMIS center, which will be installed in Piraeus. Future phases of the project are expected to cover all major Greek waterways.