AIS - Controversial collision avoidance tool

AIS — Controversial collision avoidance tool

Malcolm Latarche

Malcolm Latarche · 24 September 2018


When ship security and identification became a big issue after the 9/11 terror attacks in 2001, Automatic identification system (AIS) which was intended as a collision avoidance tool was commandeered to also become a security device. There is now an addit…

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