19 September 2008 (updated: 18 December 2008)
JRC's LRIT course of action
This is to advise the requirements and solutions JRC offers for LRIT, including practical notes.
Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) is a global monitoring system of the ship's movements. Ships are required to fit a system that automatically transmits information, such as identity, position and the date and time of the position at time of transmission. Ships are required to have such a system installed on the first radio inspection day after 31 December 2008, according to MSC.202 (81).
The following ships (engaged on international voyages) are required to implement LRIT:
All passenger ships, including high speed craft
Cargo ships, including high speed craft of 300 gross tonnage and above
Mobile offshore drilling units
Note that even if your Inmarsat C terminal currently not requires LRIT operation, updating software is highly recommended in case of possible future usage.
I've no Inmarsat C onboard. How do I comply with LRIT?
JUE-85 (complete Inmarsat C solution with LRIT integrated as standard)
JUE-95LT (stand alone LRIT solution)
I've an existing JRC Inmarsat C onboard. How do I comply with LRIT?
|This I have||Solution|
|JUE-75A||Upgrade to JUE-85 (without replacing messaging unit)|
|JUE-75C (without CN114)||Upgrade to JUE-85 (without replacing messaging unit, printer & PSU)|
|JUE-75C (with CN114)||Software upgrade only|
|JUE-85||Software upgrade only|
Upgrade in accordance with JRC's LRIT solutions before carrying out conformance testing with LRIT Application Service Providers, such as Pole Star http://www.lrit.com/ and Transas Telematics http://www.lritservice.com/ .
Replacing existing JRC Inmarsat C terminals to JUE-85 requires the following:
Changing SSAS security plan
If data reporting function is used with JUE-75C (new GMDSS correspondence - with CN114), JUE-85 or JUE-95VM, software updating is required to change to Inmarsat C system for LRIT.
Contact your local JRC partner or official distributor for more information.
For further information: please contact
Japan Radio Co.,Ltd.
Marine Electronics Business Department (Japan)
Tel: +81-3-3348-4099 / Fax: +81-3-3348-4139
Amsterdam Branch Office
Cessnalaan 40-42, 1119 NL, Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-20-658-0750 / Fax: +31-20-658-0755
Seattle Branch Office
1021 SW Klickitat Way Bldg. D, Suite 101, Seattle, WA 98134, U.S.A
Phone: +1-206-654-5644 / Fax: +1-206-654-7030
223, Syngrou Avenue & 2, Tralleon Street 171 21 Nea Smyrni, Athens, Greece
Phone: +30-210-9355061, 9355661