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Maritime

EGNOS contributes substantially to the maritime sector and already supports navigation and positioning applications both at sea and on inland waterways. All passenger ships and cargo ships with gross tonnage of more than 500 tonnes are regulated and rely heavily on GNSS for navigation, and GNSS systems for maritime navigation are widespread across commercial and recreational vessels.

Nowadays, c.a. 75% of shipborne receiver models are EGNOS-enabled.

EGNOS contributes as well to monitoring operations and traffic when the Automatic Identification System (AIS) equipment is using SBAS corrections.

EGNOS may also contribute to the final stage of search and rescue operations by providing a more precise location, especially when the beacon also include AIS capability.

EGNOS for MARITIME

Navigation

  • More accurate, reliable and safer navigation.

Search and Rescue

  • More precise alert localisation for the final rescue phase.

Vessel Traffic Control

  • Enhanced precision of Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Information Systems.

Latest News

EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps: version 4.2
Thursday, September 5, 2019

The new version of the EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps (v4.2) has been released and is now available at the EGNOS...

EGNOS Annual Workshop logo with colosseum
Thursday, June 27, 2019

On 24-25 September 2019 at the ASI (Italian Space Agency) premises in Rome, the 9th EGNOS Annual Workshop aims at bringing...

New EDAS SDD booklet
Monday, June 3, 2019

A new release of the Service Definition Document (SDD) for the EGNOS Data Access Service (EDAS) has been published today!...

Latest Documents

Monthly Performance Report August 2019 cover
Monthly performance report
Friday, September 6, 2019

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during August 2019. The report contains global results for the reported period,...

Open Service Roadmap
Service Implementation Roadmaps
Thursday, September 5, 2019

This document aims at providing a high-level overview of the EGNOS Open Service expected evolution linked to the consecutive EGNOS or...

EDAS Service Roadmap
Service Implementation Roadmaps
Thursday, September 5, 2019

This document aims at providing a high-level overview of the EDAS expected evolution linked to the consecutive service modifications,...