2012-10-Transmission of AIS as an Aton

2012-10-Transmission of AIS as an Aton

Notices to Mariners

Transmission of AIS as an Aid to Navigation

10 - 2012

Issue Date: 26 July 2012

Aid:

Area: All Island

The Commissioners of Irish Lights 2010 Aids to Navigation Review confirmed the requirement for provision of AIS AtoN on key lighthouses and buoys. This notice provides an update for mariners on progress with the provision of this additional functionality.

Table 1 lists stations presently equipped with permanent AIS AtoN functionality.

Table 2 lists remaining stations to be equipped with permanent AIS AtoN functionality prior to 31 March 2013.

For guidance on the use of AIS as an Aid to Navigation, mariners are advised to refer to CIL Notice No. 3 of 2012.

Table 1

Stations Equipped With Permanent AIS AtoN Functionality

Station Name

Station Type

Position (WGS84)

MMSI

Fastnet

Lighthouse

51°23.358'N   009°36.178'W

992501123

Amelia

Buoy (Lighted)

51°29.979'N   009°31.461'W

992501120

Old Head of Kinsale

Lighthouse

51°36.287'N   008° 32.018'W

992501107

Cork

Buoy (Lighted)

51°42.935'N   008°15.601'W

992501100

Ballycotton

Lighthouse

51°49.522'N   007°59.169'W

992501093

Hook

Lighthouse

52°07.424'N   006° 55.770'W

992501079

Red Bank

Buoy (Lighted)

52°04.499'N   006°41.652'W

992501076

Coningbeg

Buoy (Lighted)

52°03.198'N   006°38.567'W

992501074

Bore Rocks

Buoy (Lighted)

52°06.074'N   006°31.871'W

992501072

Barrels

Buoy (Lighted)

52°08.363'N   006°22.108'W

992501070

South Rock Buoy

Buoy (Lighted)

52°10.810'N   006°12.848'W

992501068

SE Blackwater

Buoy (Lighted)

52°25.644'N   006° 08.420'W

992501050

South Arklow

Buoy (Lighted)

52°40.196'N   005°58.886'W

992501040

Horseshoe

Buoy (Lighted)

52°56.835'N   005°58.446'W

992501032

Codling Buoy

Buoy (Lighted)

53°03.020'N   005°40.815'W

992501028

East Codling

Buoy (Lighted)

53°08.517'N   005°47.126'W

992501024

South Burford

Buoy (Lighted)

53°18.060'N   006° 01.298'W

992501018

Kish Bank

Lighthouse

53°18.650'N   005°55.542'W

992501017

North Burford

Buoy (Lighted)

53°20.507'N   006° 01.493'W

992501016

Bennet Bank

Buoy (Lighted)

53°20.172'N   005° 55.130'W

992501012

Howth Buoy

Buoy (Lighted)

53°23.727'N   006°03.593'W

992501250

Haulbowline

Lighthouse

54°01.196'N   006°04.740'W

992501235

Hellyhunter

Buoy (Lighted)

54°00.351'N   006°02.052'W

992351009

St John's Point (Down)

Lighthouse

54°13.605'N   005°39.611'W

992351005

South Rock

Buoy (Lighted)

54°24.478'N   005°21.993'W

992351004

Mew Island

Lighthouse

54°41.923'N   005°30.824'W

992351109

Black Head (Antrim)

Lighthouse

54°46.016'N   005°41.338'W

992351002

South Hunter

Buoy (Lighted)

54°52.691'N   005°45.284'W

992351007

East Maiden

Lighthouse

54°55.748'N   005°43.669'W

992351110

Rathlin West

Lighthouse

55°18.052'N   006°16.815'W

992351000

Inishtrahull

Lighthouse

55°25.864'N   007°14.628'W

992501229

Fanad Head

Lighthouse

55°16.575'N   007°37.921'W

992501215

Limeburner

Buoy (Lighted)

55°18.551'N   007°48.428'W

992501214

Aranmore

Lighthouse

55°00.903'N   008°33.666'W

992501205

Bullockmore

Buoy (Lighted)

54°33.987'N   008°30.145'W

992501198

St John's Point (Donegal)

Lighthouse

54°34.162'N   008°27.657'W

992501197

Achillbeg Lighthouse

Lighthouse

53°51.509'N   009°56.835'W

992501181

Inishgort Lighthouse

Lighthouse

53°49.594'N   009°40.259'W

992501179

Killeaney

Buoy (Lighted)

53°07.259'N   009°38.226'W

992501166

Inisheer

Lighthouse

53°02.797'N   009°31.613'W

992501165

Finnis

Buoy (Lighted)

53°02.812'N   009°29.126'W

992501164

Tail of Beal

Buoy (Lighted)

52°34.393'N   009°40.746'W

992501150

Kilstiffin

Buoy (Lighted)

52°33.801'N   009°43.843'W

992501148

Roancarrigmore

Lighthouse

51°39.183'N   009°44.823'W

992501130

Dinish Island (Castletownbere)

Directional Light

51°38.779'N   009°54.315'W

992501125

 

Table 2

Stations To Be Equipped With Permanent AIS AtoN Functionality by 31 March 2013

NAME

STATION TYPE

Position (WGS84)

MMSI #

Tuskar

Lighthouse

52°12.175'N   006°12.445'W

992501065

Splaugh

Buoy (Lighted)

52°14.363'N   006°16.784'W

992501062

Lucifer

Buoy (Lighted)

52°17.035'N   006°12.671'W

992501054

North Arklow

Buoy (Lighted)

52°53.862'N   005°55.263'W

992501034

Baily

Lighthouse

53°21.691'N   006°03.158'W

992501010

Rockabill

Sectored Light

53°35.811'N   006°00.297'W

992501246

Tuns

Buoy (Lighted)

55°14.004'N   006°53.440'W

992501232

Strangford

Buoy (Lighted)

54°18.626'N   005°28.689'W

992351028

Skulmartin

Buoy (Lighted)

54°31.848'N   005°24.910'W

992351022

Donaghadee

Lighthouse

54°38.707'N   005°31.860'W

002320792

Rathlin East

Lighthouse

55°18.111'N   006°10.313'W

992320707

Skerries

Buoy (Lighted)

55°13.900'N   006°36.900'W

992351096

Foyle

Buoy (Lighted)

55°15.322'N   006°52.616'W

992501230

Swillymore

Buoy (Lighted)

55°15.116'N   007°35.792'W

992501216

Tory Island

Lighthouse

55°16.357'N   008°14.964'W

992501211

Rathlin O'Birne

Sectored Light

54°39.816'N   008°49.951'W

992501203

Eagle Island

Lighthouse

54°17.022'N   010°05.564'W

992501189

Blacksod

Sectored Light

54°05.923'N   010°03.628'W

992501186

Black Rock (Mayo)

Lighthouse

54°04.055'N   010°19.230'W

992501183

Slyne Head

Lighthouse

53°23.997'N   010°14.051'W

992501175

Margaretta

Buoy (Lighted)

53°13.683'N   009°05.996'W

992501170

Loop Head

Lighthouse

52°33.672'N   009°55.938'W

992501161

Ballybunnion

Buoy (Lighted)

52°32.528'N   009°46.944'W

992501146

Inishtearaght

Lighthouse

52°04.541'N   010°39.677'W

992501143

Skelligs Rock

Lighthouse

51°46.108'N   010°32.519'W

992501137

Bull Rock

Lighthouse

51°35.521'N   010°18.073'W

992501131

Crookhaven

Sectored Light

51°28.593'N   009°42.273'W

992501124

By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive.