Transmission of AIS as an aid to navigation

Transmission of AIS as an aid to navigation

Notices to Mariners

Transmission of AIS as an aid to navigation

05 - 2014

Issue Date: 01 January 2014

Aid:

Area:

The Commissioners of Irish Lights have continued with the roll out of AIS Aid to Navigation functionality to a number of AtoN.

 

The following stations will be equipped with permanent AIS functionality in the period to March 2015.

 

NAME

STATION TYPE

Position (WGS84)

MMSI #

East Kish

Buoy

53°14.349'N, 005°53.618'W

992501020

Moulditch

Buoy

53°08.430'N, 006°01.230'W

992501022

South India

Buoy

53°00.349'N, 005°53.346'W

992501030

Wicklow Head

Lighthouse

52°57.947'N,  005°59.889'W

992501031

No.2 Glassgorman

Buoy

52°45.348'N, 006°05.343'W

992501038

North Blackwater

Buoy

52°32.225'N, 006°09.520'W

992501046

No.1 Rusk

Buoy

52°28.539'N, 006°11.799'W

992501048

Roches Point

Lighthouse

51°47.586'N, 008°15.287'W

992501099

Daunt

Buoy

51°43.531'N, 008°17.665'W

992501102

Bulman

Buoy

51°40.136'N, 008°29.739'W

992501104

Black Tom

Buoy

51°36.408'N, 008°37.959'W

992501110

Loo

Buoy

51°28.438'N, 009°23.458'W

992501119

Mizen

Lighthouse

51°26.991'N, 009°49.225'W

992501127

Walter Scott

Buoy

51°38.541'N, 009°54.234'W

992501128

Maiden Rock

Buoy

51°49.023'N, 009°48.034'W

992501134

Cromwell Point

Lighthouse

51°56.022'N, 010°19.280'W

992501141

Foot

Buoy

51°55.718'N, 010°17.072'W

992501140

Doonaha

Buoy

52°35.545'N, 009°39.014'W

992501154

Cannon  Rock

Buoy

53°14.078'N, 009°34.352'W

992501173

Cashla Bay

Lighthouse

53°15.834'N, 009°33.982'W

992501171

Eeragh

Lighthouse

53°08.909'N, 009°51.402'W

992501172

Carrickpatrick

Buoy

54°15.557'N, 009°09.141'W

992501192

Blackrock Sligo

Lighthouse

54°18.460'N, 008°37.059'W

992501195

Wheat Rock

Buoy

54°18.843'N, 008°39.099'W

992501196

Rue Point

Lighthouse

55°15.533'N, 006°11.474'W

992351131

South Briggs

Buoy

54°41.182'N, 005°35.732'W

992351133

Governor

Buoy

54°39.360'N, 005°31.991'W

992351134

Bar Pladdy

Buoy

54°19.344'N, 005°30.501'W

992351135

Dunany

Buoy

53°53.530'N, 006°09.502'W

992501243

Imogene

Buoy

53°57.415'N, 006°07.042'W

992501238

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIS can also supplement navigational information by using AIS binary message 8 to transmit meteorological and hydrographical (met/hydro) data, or other data.

 

The following stations will be equipped with AIS Met/Hydro functionality in the period to March 2015.

 

NAME

STATION TYPE

Position (WGS84)

MMSI #

South Hunter

Buoy

54°52.691'N, 005°45.284'W

992351007

South Rock

Buoy

54°24.478'N, 005°21.993'W

992351004

Kish Tower

Lighthouse

53°18.650'N, 005°55.542'W

992501017

Dublin Bay Buoy

Buoy

53°19.912'N, 006°04.646'W

992501301

Power

Buoy

51°45.595'N, 008°06.679'W

992501098

Kowloon Bridge

Buoy

51°27.580'N, 009°13.761'W

992501118

Fastnet

Lighthouse

51°23.358'N, 009°36.178'W

992501123

Loop Head

Lighthouse

52°33.672'N, 009°55.938'W

992501161

Finnis

Buoy

53°02.812'N, 009°29.126'W

992501164

St John’s Pt Donegal

Lighthouse

54°34.162'N, 008°27.657'W

992501197

Foyle

Buoy

55°15.322'N, 006°52.616'W

992501230

 

Met/Hydro data is provided on a ‘best endeavours’ basis and is not subject to the same availability criteria as AtoN.  CIL would welcome user feedback on this service at navigation@CIL.ie.

 

For guidance on the use of AIS as an Aid to Navigation, mariners are advised to refer to CIL Notice 2014-03.

 

By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive