World Marine Aids to Navigation Day

Italy is hosting the main event celebrating the World Marine Aids to Navigation Day which will be held 2-3 July 2024 in Genoa.

The event will include a visit to the “Lantern”, a centuries- old symbol of Genoa in order to celebrate the nomination as the IALA Heritage Lighthouse of the Year.

Full programme and Registration can be found on the dedicated page.


Formación IWRAP y SIRA de evaluación de riesgos

Colombia, Mayo 2024

IALA organiza la formación de las herramientas IWRAP y SIRA;  junto con:


L1.2 Master of Marine AtoN Course

The L1.2 AtoN Master course that will be held at IALA HQ in St Germain en Laye from the 10th – 14th of June.

The course covers organizational and strategic aspects of a Marine Aids to Navigation authority and is suitable not only for alumni of the IALA L1.1 AtoN manager course, but for those in existing managerial and executive positions wishing to refresh and update their knowledge and skills in strategic planning.



Workshop on AtoN Engeneering

October 14, 2024

IALA in association with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is hosting a workshop on AtoN Engineering, to be held in Sydney, Australia, from 14th to 18th October 2024. This event is organized back to back whith the ENG19 Committee meeting.


The Future of MASS

The Future of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) document considers the outlook for the gradual adoption of MASS over the next twenty years and potential drivers and challenges for the technology.

Watch the webinar on our Youtube channel.


Digital@Sea North America

The Digital@Sea North America Conference will be held on May 8th-9th, 2024, in Atlantic Beach, FL, USA. The theme is “Evolving Navigation through eNavigation.” The event will be held over two days and will focus on the expanding application of digitalization in the maritime information environment that digitalization is creating and the many initiatives that have advanced in North America.


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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