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Long-Range Ship Identification and Tracking (LRIT)

Ships are globally identified and tracked by means of the Long-Range Ship Identification and Tracking System. It is a system of reporting generally from ships to flag states.

With the decision made by the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), being included in the Long-Range Ship Identification and Tracking System (LRIT) has been made obligatory for each country that is a party of the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS). Türksat offers a LRIT Data Center service which pretty comprehensive and cost-efficient. Türksat's services regarding the LRIT system:

  • Mobile and Tablet Solutions
  • Monitoring and Tracking Applications
  • Statistics and Pricing
  • Technical Support and Maintenance Services
  • Increase navigation safety and maritime security
  • Contribute to search and rescue operations
  • Effective fight against environmental pollution
  • Ship identity information
  • Ship position information (in terms of latitude-longitude)
  • Time information
  • Passenger liners including high-speed passenger ships
  • Freighters (300 gross tons and over)
  • Maritime Drilling Platforms