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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 Summer 22’ Bulletin release, picture of drone flying over marshland
Monday, July 4, 2022

Access here the new edition of the EGNOS Summer’ 22 bulletin to read unique success stories about the use of EGNOS in...

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Thursday, March 24, 2022

A gradual growth in solar activity is being monitored in the past months. This cyclical activity is expected to increase in the...

Aviation, agriculture, rail, and maritime at the heart of EGNOS service provision
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The 10th edition of the EGNOS Workshop brought together nearly 500 users of the European Satellite-Based augmentation service...

Latest Documents

EGNOS Monthly Performance Report - July 2022 cover
Monthly performance report
Friday, August 5, 2022

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during July 2022. The report contains global results for the reported period,...

EGNOS Monthly Performance Report - June 2022 cover
Monthly performance report
Thursday, July 7, 2022

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during June 2022. The report contains global results for the reported period,...