Indian NAIS System Implemented by SAAB

Press Release
Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Saab, with Elcome Marine Services, successfully implements National Automatic Identification System Network in India.

Saab's National Automatic Identification System (NAIS) on the Indian coast line for India’s Directorate General of Lighthouses and Lightships (DGLL), will also be used by Indian Navy, Coast Guard and DG Shipping.

This National Automatic Information System (NAIS) provides coverage to entireIndianCoast, whereby 74 lighthouses are now fitted with the Saab systems. Automatic Identification System (AIS) provides real time merchant traffic information and the web server allows access to live data over internet.

The project comprised installation of sensors and equipments along the Indian coast for regional and national control centers. Saab implemented the entire gamut of project which included installation, commissioning, training and support, along with their Indian partner, Elcome Marine Services.

The new system has been inaugurated by India’s Union Minister for Shipping, Thiru G.K. Vasan, at a formal ceremony in Chennai. 



 

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