The E-Navigation Revolution

The Office of Navigation Systems in the U.S. Coast Guard Waterways Management Directorate is helping to define and shape the future of e-navigation through its efforts on the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) e-Navigation Committee and the International Maritime Organization Subcommittee on Safety of Navigation correspondence group. This article defines e-navigation (the collection, integration, and display of maritime information onboard and ashore by electronic means), including navigation-related sensors and equipment connected via communications networks and interfaced for presentation. Recent developments pertaining to the e-navigation concept within the wider maritime industry are also discussed.


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  • Accession Number: 01054659
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 30 2007 3:47PM