EMSA

Vessel Tracking Globally. An insight into the value of LRIT

  • Published
    29.05.2013
  • Updated
    09.09.2014

Download LRIT 2013 BrochureThe Long Range Identification and Tracking system was set up under the framework of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). It is the first mandatory international ship tracking and data exchange system for all passenger ships, high speed craft, mobile offshore drilling units and cargo ships of over 300 gross tonnage. The LRIT system has been in force since 1 July 2009.

Know more about the how the LRIT system, and data centres operate in this brochure.

Maritime Support Services

About the MSS
The Maritime Support Services Operations Centre is at the heart of EMSA’s maritime monitoring and information activities.