Under EU Regulations, Electronic Logbooks have become a mandatory requirement, replacing the existing paper based logbook for vessels above 15 metres from 1st July 2011 and for all 12 - 15 metre vessels by 1st January 2012.

E-Catch Electronic Software Solution has been developed in close cooperation with operational skippers and vessel owners. The system has been in operation for many years on different vessel / gear types.  E-Catch is easy to operate, and gives the skipper a full detailed overview of the actual fishing trip as well as historical data from previous trips.

E-Catch Features:

  • Adheres to EU Regulations for fishing reports
  • Simple easy to use layout
  • Norwegian Waters compatible
  • Low cost reporting through VMS+
  • Dedicated customer support team
  • Estimated money generated per tow
  • See how much of a quota has been caught


AST MSL offer a wide range of support for skippers making the change from paper logs to electronic logs and have staff dedicated to helping skippers understand and use the e-Catch software. The programme has been created in multiple languages to help create ease of use across the world.


AST Marine Sciences Ltd can offer the full package to skippers; laptops installed with E- Catch software and AST 24/7 remote support as well as on-going training and support to skippers to help them get the most out of their electronic logbook software.

For more information about E-Catch
Contact us on:

+44 (0)1493 416566