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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 GEO-3 Payload
Friday, February 14, 2020

The GEO-3 payload of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS), hosted aboard the EUTELSAT 5 West B...

GSA HQ Team
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Carlo des Dorides took up his position as executive director of the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on February 1, 2011. In the...

EGNOS Space Segment changes in the first quarter of 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020

The EGNOS geostationary satellite (GEO) INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126) has been introduced in the operational platform replacing satellite...

Latest Documents

105 - Monthly Performance Report - January 2020
Monthly performance report
Friday, February 7, 2020

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during January 2020. The report contains global results for the reported period,...

Service Notice #22 EGNOS Space Segment Updates in the First Quarter of 2020
Service Notices
Friday, January 17, 2020

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

104 - Monthly Performance Report - December 2019
Monthly performance report
Thursday, January 9, 2020

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