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automatic identiciation system

Automatic Identification System

AIS is a system that transmits vessel position, course and speed via a VHF radio channel to all ships within range (typically up to 30 miles). It also receives similar information from other AIS equipped vessels within range. Automatic identification system (AIS) is fitted aboard


Radio and Navigational Equipment Maintenance

Equipment / Requirement Regulation Ship Type Interval By Remark Testing of the automatic identification system (AIS) SOLAS V/18.9 All Annually Service Company Test report shall be retained on board the ship. Long range identification and tracking system (LRIT) SOLAS V/19-1 SOLAS V/16 MSC.1/Circ.1307 All Annually

Bridge Equipments

Sextant A sextant is an instrument used to measure the angle between any two visible objects. Its primary use is to determine the angle between a celestial object and the horizon which is known as the object’s altitude. Using this measurement is known as taking