LRIT Data Centres

LRIT Information

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) SOLAS V/19-1 Regulation requires:

  • All passenger ships including high speed craft
  • Cargo ships of 300 gross tonnage and above
  • Mobile offshore drilling units

to automatically transmit every 6 hours the following LRIT information:

  • Identify of the ship
  • The position of the ship (latitude and longitude)
  • The date and time of the position provided

Ship owners requirements:

  • To equip their ships with LRIT compliant terminals.
  • To have their LRIT terminal tested by an authorized testing ASP

and obtain a Conformance Test Report (CTR).

  • To carry the CTR on board at all times
  • To maintain the ship borne equipment reporting at all times except in particular conditions
  • To notify Flag if the ship will not be reporting for any length of time (Suspension)