2008-22-Transmission of AIS as an AtoN

2008-22-Transmission of AIS as an AtoN

Notices to Mariners

Transmission of AIS as an Aid to Navigation

22 - 2008

Issue Date: 21 November 2008

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Following a navigation review the Commissioners of Irish Lights have commenced roll out of AIS AtoN functionality to a number of AtoN by January 15 2009 or as soon thereafter as possible.

New Stations
Name Station Type Latitude (WGS84) Longitude (WGS84) MMSI No.
North Burford Buoy 53° 20.507'N 06° 01.493'W 992501016
South Burford Buoy 53° 18.060'N 06° 01.298'W 992501018
Codling Lanby 53° 03.020'N 05° 40.815'W 992501028
Arklow Lanby 52° 39.548'N 05° 58.145'W 992501040
SE Blackwater Buoy 52° 25.644'N 06° 08.420'W 992501050
Strangford Buoy 54° 18.626'N 05° 28.689'W 992351028
Skulmartin Buoy 54° 31.848'N 05° 24.910'W 992351021
No 3 Larne Buoy 54° 51.274'N 05° 47.626'W 992351012
Bennet Bank Buoy 53° 20.172'N 05° 55.130'W 992501012
Hook Head Lighthouse 52° 07.424'N 06° 55.770'W 992501079

Existing Stations
The following A to N have already been equipped with permanent AIS AtoN functionality
Name Station Type Latitude (WGS84) Longitude (WGS84) MMSI No.
Old Head of Kinsale Lighthouse 51° 36.287'N 08° 32.018'W 992501107
Cork Buoy 51° 42.935'N 08° 15.601'W 992501100
Red Bank Buoy 52° 04.499'N 06° 41.652'W 992501076
Coningbeg Buoy 52° 03.198'N 06° 38.567'W 992501074
Bore Rocks Buoy 52° 06.074'N 06° 31.871'W 992501072

For guidance on the use of AIS as an Aid to Navigation, mariners are advised to refer to CIL Notice No. 15/2008.
By Order, S. G. R. Ruttle, Chief Executive.