Riyadh - SPA
Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture installs 2000 AIS on boats
The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has recently
completed the installation of automatic identification systems (AIS) of
(CLASS B) on 2,000 fishing boats in the Arabian Gulf of the Kingdom.
Director General of Marine Fisheries Department Engineer Khaled
AlShayie said that these systems aim to locate a boat in the event of
accident, danger, fuel failure or malfunction, and ensure prompt
response and access to the boat by border guards through Search and
Rescue Relief System.