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Electronic Vessel Trip Reporting

Operators have the option to submit their VTRs electronically.  Electronic reporting will make the collection of important data on fishing vessel activity more efficient, convenient, and timely for the fishing industry, fishery managers, and other data users. eVTR, has been authorized for all Northeast Region federally permitted vessels. 

eVTR Software

At present, the following software applications are confirmed to meet the technical requirements of eVTR submissions.  You may choose to use any of these applications.

1. NOAA Fish Online iOS App Reporting

2. NOAA Fish Online Web Based Reporting

3. Fisheries Logbook and Data Recording Software (Study Fleet Vessels Only) 

4. SAFIS eTrips software

5. Ecotrust Canada Elog software

App Compatibility Summary

App

Web-based

Windows based Computer

Windows based Tablet

 

Windows 10 based Computer

Windows 10 based Tablet

iPhone

 

iPad

 

Android Phone

 

Android Tablet

NOAA/GARFO Fish Online

(Free)

 

X

X

X

 

 

NOAA/NEFSC Fisheries Logbook and Data Recording Software (FLDRS) Study Fleet Vessels Only

(Free)

 

X

 

 

 

 

ACCSP SAFIS eTrips/Mobile 2

(Free)

X

 X

 X

X

X

 X

 X

X

X

Electric Edge  (FACTS)    For purchase, contact Bryan Stevenson, Electric Edge Systems Group, Inc, 250-480-0642 or bryan@electricedgesystems.com

Pending Recertification

Olrac DDL For purchase, contact Heidi Henninger, OLSPS Marine, 603-828-9342 or heidi@olsps.com

 

Pending Recertification

Ecotrust Canada

(Elog)  

 

X

 X

 

 X

 

Helpful Links

To Obtain an eVTR Password

All vessel operators who will be completing an eVTR must obtain a confidential password. This password will serve as an electronic signature and is required to submit an eVTR. To obtain an eVTR password, please contact the NOAA Fisheries Fish-On-Line IT Help Desk at 978-281-9188 or send an e-mail to nmfs.gar.helpdesk@noaa.gov. The only exception to this is for vessel operators who intend to use SAFIS eTrips as their electronic reporting application.  For users of eTrips the SAFIS username and password will serve as your electronic signature.  To obtain a SAFIS eTrips username and password please call: 800-984-0810 or email support@harborlightsoftware.com.

For Additional eVTR Support, contact

eVTR Software Developers

All eVTR software applications must meet specific technical requirements. A list of confirmed applications will be maintained on this webpage.

NOTE: At this time, the information contained in the eVTR Technical Requirements Document is in a revision cycle.  Developers should be sure to contact the following GARFO personnel with questions about specific API implementations before committing organization resources to those implementations: 

GARFO will test and confirm for developers whether their applications meet the technical requirements.

Click below for associated eVTR support tables.