Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) to be connected through an UPS

On 15 December 2004 the IMO issued Circular SN/Circ 245 amending the guidelines for the installation of shipborne Automatic Identification Systems (AIS).The amendment states that an AIS should ideally be connected through an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) to the ship's power supply as defined in SOLAS chapter II-1.

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