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Here you can find IMO documents concerning AIS

The official documents can be found at www.imo.org

The documents concerning AIS are:

  • Resolution MSC.74(69) Annex 3 Recommendation on performance standards AIS
  • SOLAS Chapter V Safety of Navigation
  • Resolution A.917(22) Guidelines for the onboard operational use of shipborne AIS
  • Resolution MSC.140(76) Annex 14 Recommendation for the protection of the AIS VHF Data Link (Revoked by MSC.347(91))
  • Resolution MSC.246(83) Adoption of performance standards for survival craft AIS Search and Rescue transmitters (AIS-SART) for use in Search and Rescue operations.
  • SN.1/Circ.322 Information on the display of AIS-SART, AIS MAN OVERBOARD AND EPIRB-AIS DEVICES
  • Resolution MSC.347(91) Annex 15 Recommendation for the protection of the AIS VHF Data Link (Revokes MSC.140(76))
  • SN/Circ.227 Guidelines for the installation of a shipborne AIS
  • MSC/Circ.1062 Maintenance and administration of AIS Binairy messages
  • SN/Circ.236 Guidance on the application of AIS binairy messages (Revoked by SN.1/Circ.289)
  • SN/Circ.243 GUIDELINES FOR THE PRESENTATION OF NAVIGATIONAL-RELATED SYMBOLS, TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS (Revoked by SN-Circ243_2014_05_Rev_1
  • SN-Circ243_2014_05_Rev_1 (Revoked by SN_Circ243-Rev.2)
  • SN_Circ243-Rev.2 - Guidelines For The Presentation Of Navigation-Related Symbols Terms And Abbreviations
  • SN.1/Circ.245 amends SN/Circ.227 guidelines to recommend that AIS be connected through an uninterrupted power supply. U.S. Addendum to IMO Installation Guidelines
  • SN.1/Circ.289 Guidance on the use of Application Specific Messages (Revokes SN/Circ.236)
  • SN.1/Circ.290 Guidance on the presentation and display of AIS Application Specific Message Information
  • SN.1/Circ.1252 GUIDELINES ON ANNUAL TESTING OF THE AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AIS)
  • SN.1/Circ.1473 POLICY ON USE OF AIS AIDS TO NAVIGATION