Note: Administrator role is required to access this feature.
Ports can be defined through geo-fences. Port geofences can be used for multiple things: a) Tracking distance of boats to their home ports b) Tracking traffic entering and exiting ports c) Getting alerts when specific boats enter or leave the port
With the 'Fisheries' application selected through the App switcher, select the 'Settings' tab on the menu
Click on '+ Geofence' button on the top right section
1. Provide a name for the geo-fence
2. Choose 'Port' category from the drop down
For help with creating a other types of geofences, refer to this article: 'How to Create a geo-fence'
3. Choose buffer zone value.
4. Choose a different colour for the geo-fence perimeter, if needed.
5. Draw the perimeter for the geo-fence by choosing 'circular' option
Pan & zoom-in to the area of interest on the map.
Select the 'circle' icon on top right corner of the map view
Click on the 'scale' icon on the tool set on the right side of the map. This enables location coordinates and distance measurements on the map.
Use your cursor to click and mark the centre for the circular perimeter on the map. Dragging between clicks allows you to expand the circle for the required radius.
Tip: You can use the search bar on the top left corner of the map, to identify the location by typing in the partial/complete address
Using a 'click and drag' method, the centre and radius of the perimeter can be adjusted.
Once the you are satisfied, clicking on 'Save' button on the top right saves the perimeter definition.
Note: Adding a Port does not mandatorily need definition of an alert with the associated port geo-fence. But if you want to define an alert, you can follow Step 4 outlined in the article: 'How to Create a geo-fence'