NEMO: ASMFC Type-Approved VMS for lobster fishermen

ASMFC type-approved VMS

Rugged, Weatherproof Design, USB and Solar Powered

Audible & Visual Alerts

Zone & Closed Area Alerts

Online Mapping & Weather Portal Included

Distress Alerts With Global Satellite Coverage

Simple, low-cost, DYI installation

Dedicated customer support

FishNEMO software included with subscription

Retail prices of only
(includes 4 years of airtime)

Fully reimbursable by ASMFC

Simple, Reliable, Affordable VMS Solution

NEMO is the first all-in-one system specifically designed to monitor and protect regional and state fisheries programs.

Suitable offerings for multiple vessels and fisheries. Wired connection via USB and built-in autonomous solar power come standard.

fishermen with NEMO

Choose your NEMO Package

Woods Hole Group is pleased to offer the following service package options:

Cellular + Satellite (4 years airtime)



  • NEMO Device Kit
  • 4 Years Airtime
  • 2 Years Warranty
  • Access to FishNEMO software
  • Satellite Backup for Distress Assistance


  • Shipping and activation fees are included

Device Only



  • NEMO Device Kit
  • 2 Years Warranty
  • Access to FishNEMO software


  • One-time Activation Fee of $24.95 when purchasing airtime plan
  • One-time Shipping Fee of $25.00 added to device cost

How to order your NEMO?

Order your NEMO by clicking the button below. The order will be shipped to the address specified. Our customer support team is available to help activate your unit and support you with any future questions.

fishnemo software

FishNEMO Software

A web interface designed to receive, store, process and access data provided by NEMO beacons and is supplied free of charge to the NEMO user through a secure login to a web based user interface.

It is a function rich application utilizing maps and layers to display vessel and environmental data.

  • Designed by CLS, the world leading VMS provider
  • Solar panel
  • Rugged, waterproof design (IP67)
  • Easy to use: Plug-and-Fish
  • Tamper-proof
  • Smart reporting
  • Geofencing
  • Alerts on events
  • Unique identifier


  • Global coverage
  • Automatic data collection of vessel movements
  • Continuous on-board storage for data integrity
  • Precise positioning anywhere in the world from GNSS Satellites (GPS/Galileo/GLONASS/BeiDou/QZSS)


  • Zone management (geofencing)
  • GPRS
  • Cost-effective sea-to-shore reporting
  • Secure encrypted messages
  • Secure Bluetooth connection


  • Request for assistance button
  • VMS features meet fisheries control regulation