CCS GUIDELINES FOR SURVEY OF AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM
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These guidelines released by the China Register of Shipping stipulate the appropriate standards of AIS, standing for the Automatic Identification Systems installed on ships, the requirements to be complied with during the inspection of marine product, installation survey and subsequent surveys in service, as well as relevant testing methods.
Subject systems are intended to effectively contribute in the safety of marine navigation, protection of the marine environment and VTS, i.e. Vessel Traffic Service. This is done by satisfying the functionalities including ship-to-ship mode of operation to prevent collisions and coastal states obtaining the information relating to the vessels and cargoes transported on them.
The content of the guidebook is arranged in six chapters staring with the introduction. Two following chapters contain the technical and performance requirements applicable to the AIS systems. The rest of the chapters are devoted to the type approval and marine product inspection requirements including plans and documents to be approved, installation survey requirements, surveys in service, testing methods and test results required. Four appendices provide supplementary information such as block diagram, interface overview etc.
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