IMO/IALA SEMINAR ON THE AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM

On 15 and 16 July INTERTANKO attended the joint seminar at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) between the IMO and IALA (The International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities).

The purpose of the seminar was to familiarize the maritime community with AIS and explain in detail what it is and what is expected of the system.

 

The seminar was very well attended by nearly 200 delegates.

 

Copies of the speakers’ papers can be viewed here.

 

Paper 1 The Role of IALA in the development of the AIS - Jean-Charles Leclair - IALA

 

Paper 2 The Role of IALA in the development of AIS - Bernard Tepper - Canadian Coastguard

 

Paper 3 The role of TC80 in the development of AIS - Michael Rambaut - IEH

 

Paper 4 Guidelines on the operational use of AIS - Hans-Heinrich Callsen-Bracker - Federal Ministry of Transport Building & Housing

 

Paper 5 Ship to Ship Applications for all classes of vessel - Capt Benny Pettersson - Nautical Advisor Swedish Maritime Administration

 

Paper 6 manufacture of AIS equipment - Capt Keith Burchell - Commercial Executive Director Marine Data Systems

 

Paper 7 - The Onboard installation of AIS - Anders Bergstrom

 

Paper 8 Vessel Traffic Services -

Mike Sollosi - Office of VTS, United States Coastguard

 

Paper 9 Ship reporting by AIS - Clive Davidson - CEO Australian Maritime Safety Authority

 

Paper 10 AIS long range Ship Reporting - Wim F.M. van der Heijden - TNO Physics Laboratory, the Netherlands

 

Paper 11 AIS and aid to Navigation Dr N. Ward General Lighthouse Authorities United Kingdom

 

Paper 12 - Ship owners views AIS - Commander P. Hinchliffe - ICS

 

Paper 13 Informing VTS and Aids to Navigation - P.E. Kent - IALA

 

Paper 14 Integrating AIS technology into Marine Pilotage - Nick Cutmore - IMPA

 

Contact: Howard Snaith, e-mail: howard.snaith@intertanko.com