ESTABLISHMENT OF VIRTUAL AID TO NAVIGATION

ESTABLISHMENT OF VIRTUAL AID TO NAVIGATION

Notices to Mariners

Establishment of Virtual Aid to Navigation

08 - 2014

Issue Date: 26 June 2014

Aid: Rigg Bank Virtual AtoN

Area:

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that a Port Hand Virtual* Aid to Navigation “RIGG BANK VIRTUAL” has been established to mark a new depth of 8.0 metres at the Rigg Bank as follows:

 

RIGG BANK VIRTUAL

Latitude:

54° 38·63’N (WGS84)

Longitude:

005° 27·10’W

MMSI No.:

992356011

 

Chart

Reproduced by permission of the UK Hydrographic Office

 

*Note:  A land based Automatic Identification System (AIS) station can be used to transmit the position of an AIS Aid to Navigation that does not physically exist and is instead represented as a digital symbol on the Radar, Electronic Display and Information System (ECDIS) or Integrated Navigation System.  For further information on the use of AIS Aids to Navigation see CIL NTM No. 3 of 2014 or visit www.cil.ie

By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive