Simrad Launches Type-Approved AIS

Tuesday, June 10, 2003
Simrad launched an Automatic Identification System (AIS) package at NorShipping. The Type Approved Simrad AI70 is designed to be a compact and user friendly unit which is able to broadcast specific vessel information. The AI70 is also able to receive other vessels broadcast data. A wealth of information can be utilized including vessel ID, cargo type, destination etc. In addition to the automatic broadcast of information, the AI70 is Capable of sending and receiving short text messages between AIS equipped vessels and shore based stations. Simrad’s AI70 also utilizes GPS and its Russian equivalent GLONASS for positioning information and is also equipped to handle the forthcoming European Global Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS). The Simrad AI70 is based on the Kongsberg Seatex AIS 100 system, which is already proven in the offshore markets and known for its record breaking VHF range.

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