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Directive 2011/15/EC

Amending Directive 2002/59/EC. The purpose of this Directive was to make a number of amendments in order to improve Directive 2002/59/EC, including: the replacement of Article 12(1), point (b) on the subject of substances referred to in Annex I to the MARPOL Convention; the replacement of Annex II (Requirements applicable to on-board equipment) and; the replacement of Annex IV (Measures available to Member States in the event of a threat to maritime safety and the protection of the environment).

Maritime Support Services

About the MSS
The Maritime Support Services Operations Centre is at the heart of EMSA’s maritime monitoring and information activities.

SafeSeaNet Ecosystem GUI

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The SafeSeaNet Ecosystem Graphical User Interface (SEG) is the common web interface providing access to EMSA's maritime applications and data sets including SSN, IMS, LRIT and CSN.

SafeSeaNet Quick Facts

  • Vessel traffic monitoring system
  • Based on monitoring AIS (radio) broadcasts from ships
  • Covers all European coastal waters (over 20,000 vessels)
  • >12,000 ships/day tracked in EU waters
  • >100,000,000 AIS positions recorded per month
  • Service operated by EMSA, provided to Member States authorities
  • Uses: traffic management, search-and-rescue, banned vessel tracking

Extranet

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