IMO Model Course 1.34: Automatic Identification Systems (AIS)
This course provides information on the generic use of AIS, and is designed for officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships that are fitted with such equipment. Its main aims are to increase safety and security and to protect the environment by giving instruction on the understanding and safe use of such systems, including illustrations of dangerous or improper use.
This model course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in table A-II/1 of the STCW Code and takes into account all relevant IMO resolutions and guidelines on AIS available at the time the model course was prepared.
Publication Code: IMOTA134E
Publication Edition Number or Year: 2019
Publisher Name: International Maritime Organization (IMO)