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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

Shom illustration of a survey carried out using EGNOS
Monday, October 15, 2018

As a public institution under the supervision of the French Ministry of Defence since 2007,...

Satellites and event logo
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the H2020 Space NCP Network COSMOS2020 are organising a Horizon 2020 International Space...

Two visitors using Web-based flight simulator at ION GNSS+
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

ION GNSS+, the most important technical meeting of GNSS in the world, took place on 24-28 September in Miami. This event attracts the...

Latest Documents

EGNOS Monthly Performance Report October 2018
Monthly performance report
Thursday, November 8, 2018

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during October 2018. The report contains global results for the reported period,...

Brochure
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Monthly performance report September 2018
Monthly performance report
Friday, October 5, 2018

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during September 2018. The report contains global results for the reported period...