Penalties for AIS broadcast errors

Published on March 5th, 2018

The U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center has started issuing deficiencies for AIS errors that could result in civil penalties. The integrity of AIS data transmitted by all vessels in U.S. waters is absolutely crucial. The broadcast of incorrect AIS data is a navigational hazard which could result in accidents, especially in congested waters, or extend the response time of assets during search and rescue operations. Details.

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