Australian Maritime Safety Authority

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Modern Navigation

Today’s navigation is largely performed using electronic and global navigation systems.

Electronic Chart Display and Information System

The Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) is one of the greatest changes in marine navigation since the introduction of radar.

Global Navigation Satellite System

Satellite-based navigation systems such as the Global Positioning System (GPS) now provide accurate positioning, navigation and timing information all around the world.

Long-Range Identification and Tracking

Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) is a system requiring vessels to automatically transmit their identity, position and the date/time every six hours.

Related information

Read about the Modernised Australian Ship Tracking and Reporting System.

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