EMSA

Vessel Tracking Globally. Understanding LRIT

  • Published
    03.10.2013
  • Updated
    09.09.2014

m lrit brochureThe long-range identification and tracking (LRIT) of ships aims to enhance security for government authorities. LRIT provides ship identity and current location information in sufficient time for a government to evaluate the security risk posed by a ship off its coast and to respond, if necessary, to reduce the risk.

Maritime Support Services

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