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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 Users Satisfaction
Thursday, July 12, 2018

The 2017 EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey results have been published!...

ESNC image with deadline and sponsors
Thursday, June 28, 2018

Less that five weeks left for interested startups, SMEs, entrepreneurs, researchers and students within your network to make their...

Monday, June 25, 2018

The EGNOS App has just been upgraded to version 2.0! This recent release comes full equipped with new functionalities, bug fixes and...

Latest Documents

Service Notice #18
Service Notices
Thursday, July 19, 2018

The EGNOS Service Notices are notifications published whenever there is any complementary information that could have a relevant...

Open Service Roadmap
Service Implementation Roadmaps
Monday, July 9, 2018

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

EDAS Roadmap
Service Implementation Roadmaps
Monday, July 9, 2018

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