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), […]


Upcoming committee meetings

Committee season has started and will continue with DTEC1 on 25 September 2023.

Details can be found on the committee dashboard

And registration is available on the calendar



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 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.


MCP Seminar

The MCP is hosting a seminar on the Maritime Messaging Service at IALA Headquarters on Saturday 30 September 2023, back to back with the ENAV committee.

Register online!


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


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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