The IGO Status
Ratification/acceptance of the Convention on the International Organization for Marine Aids to Navigation.
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By 13 July 2021, Norway has ratified the Convention on the International Organization for Marine Aids to Navigation and Japan accepted the Convention.
On 9 March 2021, Singapore ratified the Convention on the International Organization for Marine Aids to Navigation. It is the first country to do so shortly after it signed the Convention on 1 March 2021.
On 21 April 2021, a diplomatic note was sent from the French government to 190 ambassadors around the world to invite them to sign the Convention on the International Organization for Marine Aids to Navigation.
Cyber Security Workshop
IALA in association with the Canadian Coast Guard is holding a workshop on Cyber Security and its impact on the operation of Marine Aids to Navigation including Vessel Traffic Services and the relevant Maritime Services in the context of e-Navigation, to be held virtually from 15th to 19th November 2021 (10.00 UTC to 13.00 UTC).
WWA Mission in Lebanon
The first physical mission of the WWA in 2021 went to Lebanon where the Academy provides support and advice on matters relating to Aids to Navigation service provision.
Workshop on ERPS
ERPS is a system that requires standardisation for it to become useful and interoperable. To this end, IALA is sponsoring a workshop on “Enhanced Radar Positioning System (ERPS) Standardisation,” to be held virtually from 19th November to 1st December 2021.
Download the IALA Standards including:
- S1010 Marine Aids to Navigation Planning And Service Requirements
- S1020 Marine Aids to Navigation Design and Delivery,
- S1030 Radionavigation Services
- S1040 Vessel Traffic Services
- S105 Training and Certification
- S1060 Digital Communication Technologies
- S1070 Information Services.