Table of Contents

Introduction

Fishing Vessel Vocabulary - DG MARE was developed under the European Commission's ISA Programme. This is the namespace document, generated from the associated RDF schema. Full documentation is provided in the specification document itself. This includes background information, use cases, the conceptual model and full definitions for all terms used.

The Fishing Vessel ontology is complemented by a set of controlled vocabularies represented using SKOS.

The Fishing Vessel ontology is available here

Namespace

The URI for this vocabulary is

http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/

When abbreviating terms the suggested prefix is

fleet

Each class or property in the vocabulary has a URI constructed by appending a term name to the vocabulary URI. For example:

http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/FishingVessel

Conceptual model

This section lists the classes, properties, and relationships contained in the ADMS Conceptual model. The following sections indicate how these are represented in the RDF Schema.

Classes:
Properties:

Vocabulary at glance

The figure below provides an overview of the RDF Schema.

Ontology structure overview

Classes

This section provides the formal definition of each class in the vocabulary.

Fishing Vessel

Type of Term Class
QName fleet:FishingVessel
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/FishingVessel
Subclass of http://www.heppnetz.de/ontologies/vso/ns#Boat 
Definition Models a fishing vessel.

Type of gear

Type of Term Class
QName vessels_GT_GRT_ISSCFV:by_type
URI http://www.fao.org/aims/aos/fi/vessels_GT_GRT_ISSCFV.owl#By_type
Subclass of http://www.fao.org/aims/aos/fi/vessels_GT_GRT_ISSCFV.owl#vessel_type 
Definition Internation standard statistical classification of fishing gear.

Event

Type of Term Class
QName schema:Event
URI http://schema.org/Event
Definition The schema:Event class represents an event that takes place in the life-cycle of a Fishing Vessel.

Port

Type of Term Class
QName fleet:Port
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/Port
Subclass of http://schema.org/CivicStructure 
Definition Models a port.

Decision

Type of Term Class
QName bibo:Decision
URI http://purl.org/ontology/bibo/LegalDecision
Definition Models a decision about a Fishing Vessel.

Properties

country code

Type of Term Property
QName dcterms:spatial
URI http://purl.org/dc/terms/spatial
Definition The dcterms:spatial property fully represents the Member State where the Fishing Vessel has originally been registered and the exp/imp country. Note that the range is dcterms:Location.

has port code

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:has_portCode
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/has_portCode
Definition This property represents the Port where the Fishing Vessel has originally been registered.

event code

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:has_eventCode
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/has_eventCode
Definition This is the standard abbreviation for the event code being reported.

ext. marking

Type of Term Property
QName rdfs:label
URI http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#label
Definition The rdfs:label property fully represents the ext. marking of a Fishing Vessel.

registration number

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:reg_num
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/reg_num
Definition The registration number of a Fishing Vessel.

has licence lnd

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:has_licenceLnd
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/has_licenceLnd
Definition Lincence Lnd. It is recommended that types of actions are encoded using skos:Concept.

IRCS

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:ircs
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/ircs
Definition The IRCS of a Fishing Vessel.

has IRCS code

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:has_IRCSCode
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/has_IRCSCode
Definition The International Radio Call Sign code. It is recommended that types of actions are encoded using skos:Concept.

has VMS code

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:has_VMSCode
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/has_VMSCode
Definition The Vessels Monitoring System code. It is recommended that types of actions are encoded using skos:Concept.

has gear code

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:has_gearCode
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/has_gearCode
Definition The property contains the code for the main gear and secondary gear of the fishing vessel. It is recommended that types of actions are encoded using skos:Concept.

has public aid code

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:has_PubAidCode
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/has_pubAidCode
Definition The public aid code of a Fishing Vessel. It is recommended that types of actions are encoded using skos:Concept.

length overall

Type of Term Property
QName vso:length
URI http://www.heppnetz.de/ontologies/vso/ns#length
Definition The vso:length property model the length overall of a vessel, i.e. the maximum length of a vessel's hull measured parallel to the waterline.

length between perpendiculars

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:lbp
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/lbp
Definition LBP refers to the length of a vessel along the waterline from the forward surface of the stem, or main bow perpendicular member, to the after surface of the sternpost, or main stern perpendicular member.

tonnage ref

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:ton_ref
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/ton_ref
Definition Tonnage Ref

gross tonnage

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:ton_gt
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/ton_gt
Definition Gross tonnage is a unitless index related to a ship's overall internal volume.

tonnage oth

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:ton_oth
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/ton_oth
Definition Tonnage OTH

tonnage gts

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:ton_gts
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/ton_gts
Definition Tonnage GTS

power main/aux

Type of Term Property
QName vso:enginePower
URI http://www.heppnetz.de/ontologies/vso/ns#enginePower
Definition The main/aux power of the fishing vessel's engine.

hull material

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:hull_material
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/hull_material
Definition The material that a fishing vessel's hull is made of.

entry into service date

Type of Term Property
QName vso:firstRegistration
URI http://www.heppnetz.de/ontologies/vso/ns#firstRegistration
Definition The vso:firstRegistration property fully represents the date when a Fishing Vessel entered into service.

has segment

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:has_segment
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/has_segment
Definition The segment of a Fishing Vessel. It is recommended that segments are encoded using skos:Concept.

construction year

Type of Term Property
QName dcterms:created
URI http://purl.org/dc/terms/created
Definition The dcterms:created property fully represents the construction year of a Fishing Vessel.

construction place

Type of Term Property
QName locn:geographicName
URI http://www.w3.org/ns/locn#geographicName
Definition The locn:geographicName property represents the place (company and/or city/country) where the Fishing Vessel was provided.

has decision

Type of Term Property
QName fleet:has_decision
URI http://maritime.testproject.eu/FishingVesselVocabulary/has_decision
Definition The decision.

has gear main code

Type of Term Property
QName vessels_GT_GRT_ISSCFV:has_gearMainCode
URI http://www.fao.org/aims/aos/fi/vessels_GT_GRT_ISSCFV.owl#hasMainStdAbb
Definition The main Gear Code of a Fishing Vessel. It is recommended that types of actions are encoded using skos:Concept.

has gear sec code

Type of Term Property
QName vessels_GT_GRT_ISSCFV:has_gearSecCode
URI http://www.fao.org/aims/aos/fi/vessels_GT_GRT_ISSCFV.owl#hasSecStdAbb
Definition The secondary Gear Code of a Fishing Vessel. It is recommended that types of actions are encoded using skos:Concept.

start date

Type of Term Property
QName schema:startDate
URI http://schema.org/startDate
Definition The schema:startDate fully represents start date of an Event.

end date

Type of Term Property
QName schema:endDate
URI http://schema.org/endDate
Definition The schema:endDate fully represents the end date of an Event.

decision date

Type of Term Property
QName dcterms:issued
URI http://purl.org/dc/terms/issued
Definition The dcterms:issued property fully represents the decision date.

name

Type of Term Property
QName dcterms:title
URI http://purl.org/dc/terms/title
Definition The dcterms:title property fully represents the name of a Fishing Vessel and a Port.

code

Type of Term Property
QName dcterms:type
URI http://purl.org/dc/terms/type
Definition The dcterms:type property is used for denoting the code of a resource (e.g. event code, decision seg code). The range of dcterms:type is rdfs:Class.

Conformance Statement

A conformant implementation of this vocabulary MUST understand all vocabulary terms defined in this document.