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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.

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Events

ERPS Workshop

IALA is holding a workshop on Enhanced Radar Positioning System (ERPS) to be held virtually from 29th November to 1st December 2021 virtually using the MS Teams. The schedule of the event will be published in the technical program on the workshop website.

News

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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.

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Korean delegation visits IALA HQ

As part of the signing process, a delegation of members of the Korean National Assembly  visited IALA Headquarters on 12 November 2021. A visit of the premises and short presentation were planned. The secretariat is also expecting the visit of Ecuador and Cameroun in the following weeks as parallel events to the signing of the convention.

Circulars

CL 16-2021 Second half 2021 IALA Events dates

The Secretariat continue to monitor the current COVID-19 situation and it still remains the case that the most appropriate option in these uncertain circumstances is to continue to facilitate the second half 2021 committee sessions virtually.

Events

Upcoming Events

Publications

Annual Report

The 2020 Annual Report for IALA is available

Publications

IALA Standards

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.