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
- 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.
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has launched a new Call for Proposals for the “Acceleration of EGNOS Adoption in Transport”....
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This report presents the EGNOS services performance during February 2021. The report contains global results for the reported period,...
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