2009-03 Transmission of AIS as an AtoN

2009-03 Transmission of AIS as an AtoN

Notices to Mariners

Transmission of AIS as an Aid to Navigation

03 - 2009

Issue Date: 15 January 2009

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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.
The following stations will be equipped with permanent AIS AtoN functionality in the period to 01 April 2009.

Station Name Station Type Position (WGS84) MMSI
Dublin Bay Buoy Lat 53° 19.912'N Long 06° 04.646'W 992501301
Horseshoe Buoy Lat 52° 56.616'N Long 05° 59.404'W 992501032
South Long Buoy Lat 52° 14.835'N Long 06° 15.647'W 992501060
Barrels Buoy Lat 52° 08.363'N Long 06° 22.108'W 992501070
Bullockmore Buoy Lat 54° 33.987'N Long 08° 30.145'W 992501198

 

The following A to N have already been equipped with permanent AIS AtoN functionality

Name Station Type Position (WGS84) MMSI
Old Head of Kinsale Lighthouse Lat 51° 36.287'N Long 08° 15.601'W 992501107
Cork Buoy Lat 51° 42.935'N Long 08° 15.601'W 992501100
Hook Head Lighthouse Lat 52° 07.424'N Long 06° 55.770'W 992501079
Red Bank Buoy Lat 52° 04.499'N Long 06° 41.652'W 992501076
Coningbeg Buoy Lat 52° 03.198'N Long 06° 38.567'W 992501074
Bore Rocks Buoy Lat 52° 06.074'N Long 06° 31.871'W 992501072
SE Blackwater Buoy Lat 52° 25.644'N Long 06° 08.420'W 992501050
Arklow LANBY Lat 52° 39.548'N Long 05° 58.145'W 992501040
Codling LANBY Lat 53° 03.020'N Long 05° 40.815'W 992501028
South Burford Buoy Lat 53° 18.060'N Long 06° 01.298'W 992501018
North Burford Buoy Lat 53° 20.507'N Long 06° 01.493'W 992501016
Bennet Bank Buoy Lat 53° 20.172'N Long 05° 55.130'W 992501012
Strangford Buoy Lat 54° 18.626'N Long 05° 28.689'W 992351028
Skulmartin Buoy Lat 54° 31.848'N Long 05° 24.910'W 992351021
No 3 Larne Buoy Lat 54° 51.274'N Long 05° 47.626'W 992351012

 

Further notices will be issued in due course.
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.