CHENNAI: The Chennai seas stretching up to 48 nautical miles from the shore are now under a coastal radar network. The Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS), inaugurated by Union shipping minister G K Vasan on Friday, will not only track the movement of vessels and guide them but also issue alerts of possible mid-sea dangers, including from underwater cables.
The Rs 9.82 crore project is said to include the latest maritime technology being implemented in the country's major ports, including Chennai. Read more
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