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New Reporting Requirements for the Charter and Party Fleet Fishing for Species Managed by Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council

Starting March 12, 2018, vessels issued a Greater Atlantic Region charter/party permit for the species listed below will be required to submit electronic vessel trip reports within 48 hours for all trips carrying passengers for hire. These new requirements stem from the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Omnibus Electronic Vessel Trip Reporting (eVTR) Framework. All other current reporting requirements remain in effect.

A vessel issued a federal charter or party permit for the species listed below, on trips with passengers for hire, must submit vessel trip reports

This change applies to all vessels with federal Greater Atlantic Regional charter or party permits for any of the following species:

Electronic reporting has several advantages:

Frequently Asked Questions

Tablet or Phone
Personal Computer
Free: (1) eTrips, (2) NOAA Fish Online Free: (1) eTrips, (2) FLDRS
Pay: (1) eLog, (2) Olrac/Dynamic Data Logger, (3) FACTS Pay: (1) eLog, (2) Olrac/Dynamic Data Logger, (3) FACTS

App Compatibility Summary

App

Web-based

Windows-based Computer

iPhone

iPad

Windows – based Tablet

Android Tablet

NOAA/GARFO Fish Online

(Free)

 

 

x

x

 

 

NOAA/NEFSC Fisheries Logbook and Data Recording Software (FLDRS)

(Free)

 

x

 

 

 

 

ACCSP SAFIS (e-Trips)

(Free)

x

 

 

 x

 

x

Electric Edge  (FACTS)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Olrac DDL

x

x

 

 

 x

 

 Ecotrust Canada

(Elog)  

 

x

 x

 

 x

 

The GARFO website provides more information about these NOAA-approved eVTR software applications and contacts/support for eVTR problems.

For questions about eVTR, contact Daniel Luers, Sustainable Fisheries Division, at 978-282-8457 or email at Daniel.Luers@noaa.gov