Bicentenary of the Fresnel Lens

The Phares de France Association, supported by the French State Secretariat for the Sea, and in collaboration with the International Association for Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA), […]


Conference for the IGO

A Conference on the draft General Regulations and Financial Regulations is organized in Tokyo, Japan from 7 to 10 November 2023. National members, Signatory States and Acceding States who intend to participate are kindly requested to register here.

Input papers for the meeting can be found here.

A World-Wide Academy seminar on Safety of Navigation is planned on Monday 6 November and registration is available here.



Risk Management Tools – Residential Course

The IALA WWA will run a training course on the IALA Risk Management tools from the 27th of November to the 1st of December 2023 at the DGCS Headquarters in Istanbul, Türkiye.



Council 77

The last session of the council meeting for the period 2018-2023 was held successfully in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 28 May 2023. The report is now available.


IALA Level 1.1 Manager Course in China

The World-Wide Academy visited Shanghai as a part of the IALA level 1.1 AtoN Manager training in China which has come to a conclusion. 17 participants from 10 countries, including […]


Council 78

The newly elected council members for the period 2023-2027 met for the 78th session of the council on 3 June 2023. At this session, they elected the president from Brazil, […]


Upcoming Events

Workshop on establishing scenarios for the development of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS)

02 October 2023 – 03 October 2023


04 October 2023


11 October 2023 – 12 October 2023

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The WWA celebrates 10 years of activity

In this short video, have a look at some of the important steps of the World-Wide Academy in the past 10 years.


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.

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