FCC issues enforcement advisory on non-compliant AIS devices

FCC issues enforcement advisory on non-compliant AIS devices
WASHINGTON – Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a navigation-communication tool designed to mitigate collisions and enhance situational awareness by exchanging real-time vessel navigation information autonomously and continuously. However, according to U.S. Coast Guard officials, AIS equipment that is non-compliant with adopted international standards can confuse, degrade or even disrupt other...