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EMSA

Integrated Maritime Service Brochure

  • Published
    08.03.2013
  • Updated
    09.09.2014

Download IMS BrochureFind in this brochure how EMSA operates maritime information systems to support the maritime monitoring activities of the Commission and Member States. These systems are able to: monitor ship positions and movements; exchange additional vessel information; and detect oil pollution and vessels through satellite images.

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 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

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