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CLS Fisheries Division

The world’s leading Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) & Fisheries Monitoring Center (FMC) Provider

Since 1990, we have pioneered a complete range of end-to-end sustainable fisheries management solutions. Our team are experts in a broad range of fields: fisheries, oceanography, marine biology, modelling, product design, satellites, data science, advanced analytics, software and hardware engineering, and operations.

Headquarters: Toulouse, France
Head of CLS Fisheries Division: Michel Dejean
Media Contact: Cynthia Johnson cjohnson@groupcls.com

Press – CLS Group

CLS is a global company and pioneer provider of monitoring and surveillance solutions for the Earth, created in 1986. We are subsidiary of the French Space Agency (CNES) and CNP, an investment firm. Our mission is to create innovative space-based solutions to understand and protect our planet and to manage its resources sustainably. CLS employs 720 people at our headquarters in Toulouse (France) and in 25 other sites around the world. The company works in five strategic markets: sustainable fisheries management, environmental monitoring, maritime surveillance, fleet management, and energy & mining. Committed to a sustainable planet, the company works every day for the Earth, from Space.

Key Facts

Created in 1990:
30 years’ fisheries expertise

CLS Group processes
25 million positions each day

15,000 Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS)
vessels tracked worldwide

Resellers in 40 countries, in all oceans

Fisheries clients in +90 countries

+30 Fisheries Monitoring Centers (FMC)