LRIT News

1. Application ships

New amendment shall be applied to the following types of ships engaged on international voyages:

(1) Cargo ships, including high-speed craft, of 300GT and upwards;

(2) Passenger ships, including high-speed passenger craft; and

(3) Self propelled mobile offshore drilling units, not on location.

Note: Ships, fitted with AIS, and operated exclusively within sea area A1 shall not be required to comply with the provisions of this regulation.

2. Conformance test

(1) The conformance test should be conducted either by a recognized ASP or by an authorized testing ASP.

(2) The test is estimated to last for 30 hours from operational activation.

(3) On satisfactory completion of a conformance tests, the ASP conducting the test should issue a Conformance Test Report on behalf of the Administration

(4) The conformance test should be conducted prior to the date of Survey.

3. Authorized ASP

4. Flag States Information/Notice for LRIT

Flag States Information/Notice for LRIT

Flag state Circular No. Title Download Issue date
Antigua & Barbuda Information Notice 2018-002 Migration of the recognized GMDSS services from Inmarsat-3 to Inmarsat-4 Satellites – Impact on LRIT services Website 26 Apr. 2018
Information Notice 2015-004 The suspension of the Inmarsat LRIT data transferred via SatPro Equipment Website 5 July 2015
Circular No. 2008-003 Rev.1 Long Range Information and Tracking (LRIT) Requirements Website 19 Apr. 2021
Bahamas Marine Notice 49 Version No. 1.0 Long Range Identification & Tracking (LRIT) Website 22 Sep. 2021
Information Notice 10 Version No.2.1 LRIT Testing ASPs Website 5 Sep. 2022
Bahrain Marine Notice 1/2008 Long-Range Identification and Tracking of Ships Website 23 July 2008
Belgium Circular 2008/003 Notification on Long-Range Identification and Tracking of ships (LRIT) compliance Website 1 Aug. 2014
Belize Merchant Marine Notice MMN-19-005 WARNING for Belize Flagged Vessels caught intentionally deactivating the LRIT & AIS Web site 13 Nov. 2019
Merchant Shipping Notice MSN-0036 Implementation of the LRIT System Web site 25 July 2008
Cayman Islands Guidance Note 09/2020 Rev 1 LRIT: SKYWAVE ISAT M2M PHASE OUT Web site 17 Nov. 2020
Guidance Note 05/2008 Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) Web site 1 Sep. 2014
Guidance Note 06/2008 Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) (2) Web site 1 Sep. 2014
Comoros Ref No. 19/01349/COM Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) of Ships Web site 28 Jan. 2019
Cyprus Circular No: 19/2008 Long - Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) Web site 30 Oct. 2008
Circular No: 24/2008 Transitional arrangements for the completion of the establishment of the Long–Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) System Web site 29 Dec. 2008
Circular No:13/2009 Long - Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) Web site 24 June 2009
Dominica CD-PD 01-15 Rev02 Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) Web site 26 Jan. 2018
CD-MSC 07-08 Rev03 Appointment of Authorized Testing Application Service Providers Web site 5 Sep. 2019
CD-MSC 06-08 LRIT Implementation (Rev. 5) Web site 10 Sep. 2019
Georgia No.29/CIRC/FSI Transitional arrangements for the completion of the establishment of the LRIT System Web site 3 Dec. 2019
Gibraltar Shipping Guidance Notice - 111 Long Range Identification and Tracking System (LRIT) Web site 17 June 2022
Honduras CIRCULAR
AD-001/2018
Application service providers (ASP) for Honduras Web site 24 Jan 2018
Isle of Man MSN 032 Long-Range Identification & Tracking (LRIT) Web site 6 Oct. 2021
Kiribati Marine Circular 5/2008 Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) Web site 5 Dec. 2008
Liberia Marine Notice
ISP-003 Rev.06/22
Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) Web site Jun. 2022
Malta Merchant Shipping Notice 77 Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships Web site 17 Dec. 2008
Merchant Shipping Notice 78 Authorised Testing Application Service Providers (testing ASPs) Web site 17 Dec. 2008
Marshall Islands Marine Notice No.2-011-25 Rev. Jun/2022 Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) of Ships Web site Jun. 2022
Palau Marine Notice 129.2 Compliance with Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) Web site June 2020
Panama Merchant Marine Circular MMC-195 Long-Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) Web site Nov. 2020
Merchant Marine Circular MMC-249 Compliance with Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) regulations Web site Nov. 2020
Portugal Circular Nº.46 Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) – application, certification, surveys, change of flag, certain kind of ships Web site 23 Jun. 2017
Singapore Shipping Circular No.04 of 2020 LRIT Conformance Testing and Certification Web site 28 Feb. 2020
Sri Lanka MSN 12/2016 Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) of ships Web site 19 Apr. 2016
St. Kitts & Nevis International Ship Registry Maritime Circular No.MC 116 22 COMPLIANCE WITH LONG-RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING (LRIT) Web site 7 Sep.2022
Maritime Circular No. MC/97/20 LRIT CONFORMANCE TEST REPORTS Web site 28 Aug. 2020
St. Vincent and The Grenadines Circular N°SOL 028 Rev. 5 Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) Test Web site 19 Oct. 2009
CIRCULAR N° SOL 030 Rev. 4 Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) Web site 25 Mar. 2010
CIRCULAR N° SOL 031 Long Range Identification and Tracking Web site 20 Feb. 2009
Tuvalu Marine Circular MC-2/2008/11/12/4 Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) Website Oct. 2021
United Kingdom Marine Guidance Note MGN 634 (M+F) Navigation: Long-Range Identification and Tracking – Survey, Certification and Compliance Web site Oct. 2020

5. Others

(1) IMO Documents MSC.1/Circ.1307 and MSC.1/Circ.1309 were attached.

(2) ClassNK Technical Information TEC-0750 and TEC-0754 were informed on Internet ClassNK Home page.