The 12th International VTS (Vessel Traffic Service)  will take place at the Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre (ICEC) on September 10-14, 2012 in Istanbul. The Symposium is promoted by IALA – AISM (International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities), an international organization for Maritime Traffic Control and Maritime Surveillance, in association with the Directorate General of Coastal Safety from Turkey.
Theme of the Symposium is "Beyond the Limits", where delegates discuss on the current challenges and opportunities both in VTS and Domain Awareness. Planned themes for the Symposium are the role of VTS in Maritime Domain Awareness, the role of VTS Operations in Port/ Waterway Efficiency, VTS Beyond Territorial Seas and in Polar Regions, future trends and technological developments of this sector, VTS and e-navigation, professional competencies, Information Exchange & Management, Innovations and Improvements in VTS Operations.

ASTER, as Industrial member of IALA – AISM, with its specialized skills in systems engineering for the monitoring and the maritime surveillance, will partecipate at the Event.

For more information visit event website here