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Directive 2009/17/EC

Amending Directive 2002/59/EC. The purpose of this Directive was to make a number of amendments in order to improve and extend the original, including: facilitating the implementation and operation of SafeSeaNet in a uniform way across Europe, establishing European LRIT data centre, and extending the Directive to fishing vessels over 15m long.

SafeSeaNet Ecosystem GUI

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The SafeSeaNet Ecosystem Graphical User Interface (SEG) is the common web interface providing access to EMSA's maritime applications and data sets including SSN, IMS, LRIT and CSN.

Maritime Support Services

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

SafeSeaNet Quick Facts

  • Vessel traffic monitoring system
  • Based on monitoring AIS (radio) broadcasts from ships
  • Covers all European coastal waters (over 20,000 vessels)
  • >12,000 ships/day tracked in EU waters
  • >100,000,000 AIS positions recorded per month
  • Service operated by EMSA, provided to Member States authorities
  • Uses: traffic management, search-and-rescue, banned vessel tracking

Extranet

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EMSA authorised users only